Citation (entry carrying information describing the document) is one of the most important part of the preparation of an academic writing. There are several hundreds of citation styles, each publisher uses different style. Author must be familiar with the required citation style and meet terms of format. There are many tools to make the citation handling easier. The tools make work with citations automatic in different citations styles.
- Citation Generators
- Citation Managers
- Citations searched in Library Catalogues, databases – citations made for one use (e.g. in CTU library catalogue – clicking the citation generates the citation according to the standard ČSN ISO 690)
- Text processor functions – you can make a simple database with entries of the documents, you may insert citation references and generate reference lists (e.g. Ms Word, LaTex)