PPE 4884 - Hersch: Citing Sources
There are thousands of citation types, some created by professional organizations, such as APA (American Psychological Association) and MLA (Modern Language Association), while others are developed by individual journals, such as Nature. There's no need to memorize a citation style; just use the official guidelines to make sure your citations are accurate.
When to Cite
APA Style Guide
Even though most databases will cite a source for you, it's always a good idea to double-check what the database creates.