To cite a source properly, you need to follow the rules of a particular citation style.
There are many styles, and reformatting citations can take a long time -- so ask your professor about what citation style to use before you start writing your paper.
Common Citation Styles:
Want to use a program that not only creates your bibliography automatically, but can also store and organize citations and PDFs?
Just need to format a few citations right now? Try these quick tools:
Whichever program you choose, remember to proofread the citations it generates for you!