Basic Rules • All lines after the first line of each entry in your reference list should be indented one-half inch from the left margin. This is called hanging indentation. o Go to format and under paragraph choose hanging.
Basic Rules • Authors names are inverted, last name and initials for all authors of a particular work. o Last name first and first name last
Basic Rules • Should be alphabetized by the last name. o Within your bibliography you want to organize each listing into alphabetic order using the last name of the author.
Basic Rules • Capitalize all major words in journal titles. o All important words need to be capitalised in journal titles need capitalized to show importance.
Basic Rules • Capitalize only the first letter of the first word of a title and subtitle in referring to books, chapters, articles, or Web pages.
Basic Rules • Italicize titles of longer works such as books and journals o It is important to make sure that series or weekly magazines should be italicized.
Bibliography • The Writing Lab & The OWL at Purdue and Purdue University, 2012. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/ owl/resource/560/05/