Most databases allow you to choose a style manual and will create a citation for you. While that's a great feature, be aware that no online resource is 100% accurate. To ensure that you don't get any points taken off for incorrect citation elements, always check your style manual or credible online examples. Here are examples of APA citations from the Purdue OWL.
If you're writing papers, cutting together bibliographies, or working up literature reviews, consider using a citation management tool. Online citation managers make it easy to keep track of all of your references. Library resources work with citation management tools such as Mendeley and EndNote. Either of these will help you:
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