Citing Sources: APA, MLA Chicago Styles

Formatting your works cited page

List materials cited in the torso associated with paper within the “Works Cited” part located at the finish for the paper. Organize recommendations alphabetically. Begin each entry having an indent that is hanging and make use of double spacing, such as this:

Ellison, Ralph. Hidden Man. Random Home, 2002.

Gateward, Frances K., and John Jennings, editors. The Blacker the Ink: Constructions of Ebony Identity in Comics and Sequential Art. Rutgers UP, 2015.

When there is no book page or date numbers, leave it away. Use “U” to abbreviate University and “P” to abbreviate Press. Include all information required for another person to obtain the resource that is same.

Formatting writer names

Provide names when you look at the order that is same regarding the name page. Reverse the title associated with author that is first i.e., Lastname, Firstname Middleinitial. Record a name that is second normal kind. The first author and et al for sources with 3+ authors, list.

1 writer Ward, Jesmyn.
2 writers Smith, Tina M., and Erica Hemming.
3+ authors Wu, Ted, et al.
No writer supplied start the citation using the document title

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