Citation management software allows a user to organize and retrieve information, such as citations for books, articles, and Web sites, by interfacing with library databases. The citation manager then works with word-processing software to insert properly formatted footnotes or citations into a paper and create a properly formatted bibliography.
Use this example to help you understand the citation elements of a journal article.
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Note (*) that journal titles are often abbreviated. In most cases, you will need the full title to search for the journal in the online catalog or as an e-journal. Try: