Again, there are several well-established systems for writing a bibliography and your choice is dependent upon the preference of the discipline and university. In the social sciences some of the most commonly used ones are (Longyear 1983: 83):
- the Harvard system;
- the american psychological association system;
- the american Medical association system;
- the McGraw-Hill system;
- the Modern Languages association system;
- the footnote system.
To learn about these systems and styles, consult the references provided at the end of this book or consult your library.
Source: Kumar Ranjit (2012), Research methodology: a step-by-step guide for beginners, SAGE Publications Ltd; Third edition.