This is a good summary. Use the CRAP test!
This is great online referencing resource: citethisforme.com
It allows you to copy and paste (for example) a link to a website you need to record, and it will put it into the correct format for your bibliography and references.
Make sure you set it to ‘Harvard’ referencing first-off.
Go to the big letter ‘A’ in the centre of the page and choose the drop-down menu. Select ‘Harvard’. It should then display this way (as above), with ‘Create citations in Harvard style’ showing at the top.
You then have the choice – on the left hand side – of what kind of material you’re citing. The choices are extremely varied. It’s just a matter of choosing the right one: book, journal article, website, etc.
Say I’ve just been looking at a website that I need to cite. The first step is to highlight and copy (shortcut: Command > C) the URL, or web address.
The next step is to select the ‘Website’ option in the ‘Add Reference’ section on the top left of the page.
You then get a bigger box that will give you the option to manually insert extra information like author’s name, if you know it; also, the important extra detail of the date you accessed the site, which is important in referencing websites correctly.
The final click will give you a reference that looks like this:
Notice you have an ‘in-text’ reference, as well as a Bibliography reference to use. One great time-saving feature is that you can copy each reference with a single click, and then simply paste into your final document.
Cite This For Me also allows you to create a profile and save your references. Alternatively, you can use it when you need it and copy and paste your references into your essay as you go.