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APA 6: Reference Page

Tips and information on using APA formatting and styling on your research

General Reference Page Rules

  1. Start a new page at the end of the paper, continuing the header and page numbering used for previous pages.
  2. Use double-spacing for the entire page.
  3. Center the title, References, one inch from the top of the page. 
  4. Begin list of works cited on the next line.
  5. Arrange cited works in alphabetical order by author. For works that have no author, use the title.
  6. Start each citation flush with the left margin. Indent subsequent lines one-half inch (hanging indent).

       7.  Include all sources cited 

Reference List Example