Making a Works Cited Page | St. Lawrence University WORD Studio

Making a Works Cited Page

Your Works Cited page should list your sources alphabetically (by author's last name or by first important word of title). If an entry is more than one line long, indent each additional line one tabspace.

BOOK
Last name, First name. Title. Place of Publication: Publishing Company, Year.
Example: Martin, Patrick. The Politics of the Vatican. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000. Note: University presses are abbreviated: Harvard UP, U of Chicago P.

JOURNAL ARTICLE
Last name, First name. "Article Title." Journal Title Volume Number (Year): pages.
Example: Smith, Paige. "The Tyranny of the Wireless Industry." Wireless News 12 (2002): 5-8. Notice there is no punctuation between the journal title and the volume number.

WEBSITE
Name of author. Title of Site. Date of posting or last update. Name of sponsoring organization (if any). Date you accesed the site.
Example: Houlihan, Lisa. "Contemporary Children's Literature Links." 5 January 2004. 15 January 2004.

Some information for websites (such as sponsoring organization in the example above) may not be available to you. Include as much information as you can.

Notice there is no punctuation between the date accessed and the URL (web address), but there are angled brackets around the URL and a period after the URL.