Citation style in the sciences varies widely! One basic format that grounds many others is the Council of Science Editors (CSE) format. For many of you, that style in author date format will the best citation style choice for this literature review. Find more information on CSE style, or download the Zotero style for CSE author-date.
However, you may also want to select a format that is heavily used in your discipline of interest. If you don't know that format, try some of these steps:
For more information on CSE, or on choosing a citation style appropriate to your discipline, browse one of the books below.