What are citation styles? Which of them to choose?
There are really many citation styles. Every significant publisher has his own citation style that is required from the authors of articles. There are also different types of citation recommended for various fields. The Hardvard style, AMA, MLA, APA, Chicago, Vencouver are the most common world-wide citation styles. The citation styles arise from the tree types stated by the regulation for connecting the text to links and a list of references (Harvard style, Number links, Footnotes). The main finding is that the used information source must be easy to grab the cited information source according to each citation. It depends on the choice of the department which style of citing will be required in the works. In general, regulation ČSN ISO 690 is recommended. The selected style must be used throughout the work.
Examples of citations of the same article in a journal accessible from a database according to various citation styles:
Zhu, Y., Wittmann, X., & Mike, W. P. (2012). Institution-based barriers to innovation in SMEs in China. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 29(4), 1131-1142. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10490-011-9263-7
Zhu, Y, Wittmann, X, &Peng, M 2012, ‘Institution-based barriers to innovation in SMEs in China’, Asia Pacific Journal Of Management, 29, 4, pp. 1131-1142, Business Source Complete, EBSCOhost, viewed 14 November 2012.
Zhu Y, Wittmann X, Peng M. Institution-based barriers to innovation in SMEs in China. Asia Pacific Journal Of Management [serial on the Internet]. (2012, Dec), [cited November 14, 2012]; 29(4): 1131-1142. Available from: Business Source Complete.
Turabian 7th edition
Zhu, Yanmei, XinhuaWittmann, and Mike W. Peng. “Institution-Based Barriers to Innovation in SMEs in China.” Asia Pacific Journal of Management 29, no. 4 (2012): 1131-42, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1140922040?accountid=17203.
British Edition ISO 690
ZHU, Y., WITTMANN, X. and PENG, M.W., 2012. Institution-Based Barriers to Innovation in SMEs in China. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 1131-1142 ProQuestCentral. ISSN 02174561. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10490-011-9263-7.
ČSN ISO 690
ZHU, Yanmei, Xinhua WITTMANN a Mike PENG. Institution-based barriers to innovation in SMEs in China. Asia Pacific Journal of Management [online]. 2012, vol. 29, no. 4, s. 1131-1142 [vid. 2012-11-14]. ISSN 0217-4561. Dostupné z: doi: 10.1007/s10490-011-9263-7. Dostupné také prostřednictvím ProQuestCentral z: http://search.proquest.com/docview/1140922040?accountid=17203