I need to cite computer software in my research, and I have many questions related to it. Such as:
Is it even legal to cite such information? If yes, then what is the format of Citing Computer Software in research?
Rightsholder, A. A. (year). Title of Software or Program (Version number) [Type of software]. Retrieved from http://xxxxx
Some samples for your reference:
Customized Synergy [Computer software]. (2014). Retrieved from http://customizedsynergy.com
Esolang, A. N. (2014). Obscure Reference Generator [Computer software]. Washington, DC: E & K Press.
McCarthy, P. (2018). Shoelace formula for polygonal area (Python recipe) [Source code]. Retrieved from http://code.activestate.com/recipes/580812-shoelace-formula-for-polygonal-area/?in=lang-python