The Chicago Manual of Style's Author-Date system is a style popular in the social sciences. Some resources to help you use it (as well as links to help with some other styles) are below.
Other Chicago Style webpages that might be useful include:
If you are using another citation style such as the APA, you might want to visit this site to learn more:
Visit the UNM CAPS Writing Center for additional help with citations.
Citation manager software can help you manage the articles/citations/PDFs you gather as you research and can help you easily create properly formatted papers and bibliographies. The most popular citation manager software supported at UNM is:
Other similar tools are available, to learn more visit this University of Washington Libraries webpage.
Please contact me, Liz Cooper (email@example.com), for questions or assistance. I am glad to meet with you one-on-one to learn how to use these tools.