Different fields use different writing styles. The discursive scholarly analysis of a Shakespeare play does not work for a laboratory report. A good example for Mechanical Engineering is ASME References. For other options, see
RefWorks is the citation management tool supported at Lehigh University.
Please see links to guides with further information about RefWorks.
If you use another citation management tool (popular examples include Mendeley, Zotero, EndNote, LibTex) please note that these are not supported. Please contact the Engineering Librarian for basic assistance and referral to helpful resources.
It's easy to say "always cite the source for facts, theories, or opinions not your own" but hard to do it. The following links should help.