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South Kingstown High School Library and Learning Commons: Citation Resources
Your research paper ends with a list of all the sources cited in the text of the paper. This is called a Works Cited list.
See an example in the "Sample Paper & Works Cited List" box on this page.
Here are eight quick rules for this list:
Start a new page for your Works Cited list (e.g., if your paper is 4 pages long, start your Works Cited list on page 5).
Centre the title, Works Cited, at the top of the page and do not bold or underline it. Look for the alignment option in Word:
Double-space the list.
Start the first line of each citation at the left margin; each subsequent line should be indented (also known as a "hanging indent").
Put your list in alphabetical order. Alphabetize the list by the first word in the citation. In most cases, the first word will be the author’s last name. Where the author is unknown, alphabetize by the first word in the title, ignoring the words a, an, the