The Works Cited page should have a page number, continuing on from the paper.
Center the words Works Cited one inch from the top of the page.
Continue double-spacing – no extra spaces between citations.
Citations should be listed alphabetically by the first word of the citation. Alphabetical arrangement of author names is done letter by letter. For example:
De Sica, Vittorio
If there are multiple works by one author, use ---. in place of the author’s name.
Use a hanging indent: If the citation is longer than one line of the page, indent the remaining lines(s) approximately one-half inch from the left margin. This “hanging” indent can be done in MS Word:
*See further instructions on this page.
A hanging indent is required for your citations (Works Cited or References pages) when you use MLA or APA style citations.
In Google Docs you will need to use the 'ruler' to set up your page for a hanging indent. Here is what that looks like:
In Microsoft Word you may also use the 'ruler' OR (easier) use the paragraph tab to format the indentation and line spacing:
Highlighting is used to show the alphabetical ordering of your Works Cited page and the naming of in-text citations. See the example on the In-text Citations page for how these sources would be used within an essay.