Citation Guide

Creating a References Page at the End of the Paper

APA References Page

  • This is a separate page at the end of your paper. Each citation in the text must be listed on the References page; each listing on the References page must appear in the text.
  • The title of the page should be centered and labeled References.
  • List the citations alphabetically by author.
  • All text is double-spaced, just like the rest of the paper.
  • Indent the second and subsequent lines of citations by 0.5 inch to create a hanging indent.
    • To do this, highlight the citation and type CTRL-T.  
    • Or
    • Go to the paragraph section in Word. Click the arrow in the bottom right hand corner. This opens a box: under “special”, click on “hanging”.  Paragraph
    • Hanging Indent

Sample APA References Page

References

Goodwin, G., & Sachs, G. (2010). Fast facts: Bipolar disorder. Abingdon, Oxford: Health Press.  Retrieved from http://www.ebrary.com

Nguyen, T. T., Gildengorin, G., Truong, A., & Mcphee, S. J. (2007). Factors influencing physicians' screening behavior for liver cancer

among high-risk patients. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 22(4), 523-6. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-007-0128-1

Reich, D. B., Zanarini, M. C., & Fitzmaurice, G. (2012). Affective lability in bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder. 

Comprehensive Psychiatry, 53(3), 230-7. Retrieved from http://www.journals.elsevier.com/comprehensive-psychiatry/

Rivera, A. (2011). Success stories: Alex. In 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Retrieved from Centers for

Disease Control and Prevention Web site: http://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/everyone/success/alex.html

Ryman, R. (2014, February 6). Bay Link Manufacturing makes learning real for Green Bay students. Green Bay Press Gazette, p. 2.

Retrieved from http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com

Scott, C. L.  (2014). Historical perspectives for studying workforce diversity. In M. Y. Byrd (Ed.), Diversity in the workforce:

Current issues and emerging trends (pp. 3-33).  New York, NY: Routledge.. 

Thaler, R. H. (2008). Nudge: Improving decisions about health, wealth, and happinessNew Haven, CT: Yale University Press.