Ecology style refers to the citation format established by the Ecological Society of America. The best way to determine the appropriate format is to look a recent copy of the journal Ecology [click here to access the online version of the journal].
As you write your assignment or paper, you'll be using information that you obtained from other sources and integrating it into your work. When you use someone else's words or ideas (or their pictures, charts, etc.) in your work, you must give credit to that author by citing the original source of the information.
Each source that you cite in your paper will need to be listed in two ways:
To help you organize your citations and create a Literature Cited list, you will be learning how to use RefWorks. RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager that allows users to create your own personal database by importing references from text files or online databases.