We hear ya: citations aren't the most exciting thing since sliced bread. Or Twitter. Or that thing that Lady Gaga did last week. But love 'em or hate 'em, you gotta learn them. Check out how to give others props for using their work and ideas, and once you've got that down, race with your friends to see who can get ex-cite-d the fastest. Stop, really, we'll be here all week.
When your instructor asks you to go to the websites below, open them in your browser.
Why Cite Information Sources. Read the article, then discuss these questions:
Purdue Writing Lab Citation Guides.
Citation Machine. Check your work with this handy-dandy citation wizard.