Citing all scholarly and primary materials you have used in your research is vital to avoid plagiarism, maintain academic integrity, and continue the academic conversation. The preferred citation standard for your course is the Chicago Manual of Style.
You can add citations manually or use special software tools that add citations automatically for you. Citation management software (also known as reference or bibliographic management software or citation managers) can help you collect, organize, cite, and share your references. Two popular open source citation management tools are: