# Cite the use of SmartPLS

Please cite the use of SmartPLS. This is part of the license agreement. For example, you can include the following reference in scientific publications and cite them in the text:

Ringle, Christian M., Wende, Sven, & Becker, Jan-Michael. (2015). SmartPLS 3. Boenningstedt: SmartPLS. Retrieved from https://www.smartpls.com