Works Cited Page
Works Cited page, formerly called the "Bibliography," is a
listing of all the print and media materials used in writing a paper.
Write or type the words "Works Cited" centered one inch
from the top of the page. Skip
a line. Then list your sources in alphabetical order by author's last
name. Use the reverse indentation system with the first line of the
entry against the right hand margin, and the following lines of the entry
indented five spaces.
no author is given, alphabetize by the first word of the title. If the
first word is a, and, or the, alphabetize the second word.
If two works by the same author are listed, insert three hyphens
and a period (---.) in place of the author's name at the start of the
second and last references.
Alphabetize sources by last name of the author. Where there is no author,
list by the first word of the
Use the reverse indentation system.
Put the author's last name first.
Write any co-authors' first names first.
Underline book, magazine, newspaper, and film titles.
Put quotation marks around titles of articles, short stories, and poems.
Abbreviate the names of publishers.
Put a period at the end of each entry.
Do not number entries.
Rex. "Memories of the Good Old Days: When We Ruled the Earth." Time
20 July 1946: 56-59. (newspaper, magazine)
H., et al. "Strings and Things." Southern Illinoisan 31
Mar. 1997: A6, AlO-11. (text
with more than three authors)
"A Puppet in His Hands." The New York Times 14 July 1987:
8. (second title by the same author)