The easy way to access the most common citation styles and avoid inadvertent plagiarism Eyes glazing over at the thought of wading through a door-stop sized manual to find the correct way to cite a simple source? Tired of shelling out too much money on textbooks and multiple style guides? Confused about where to begin? Cite It For Dummies is a portable, inexpensive guide to the basics of citing the most common sources in the most common academic styles, including MLA, APA, Harvard, and Chicago/Turabian. With this hands-on, friendly guide, you'll you spend more time on creating the content of a successful academic paper and less time worrying about how to cite the sources. A quick-access guide to the most common citation/referencing styles Expert explanations and examples for the sources you use - from blogs to books to Baywatch (and other television programs) Tips and tricks on building a bibliography, including managing your research to make the bibliography build less painful How-to instructions for the most common reference management software programs students use A review of the best citation and reference apps on the market A ten-point citation checklist and a list of referencing pitfalls to avoid If you're in university, you'll find yourself turning to this handy little guide throughout your academic career.