How do you put a reference page in alphabetical order?

Reference List Order

  1. Arrange entries in alphabetical order by the surname of the first author followed by the initials of the author’s given name(s).
  2. When alphabetizing names, disregard any spaces or punctuation marks in two-word surnames. Also disregard anything in parentheses or square brackets.

What are the reference sources?

Use reference books (also called reference or background sources, or resources) to get quick specific facts or information or an overview of a subject. Some examples of reference sources are: dictionaries, encyclopedias, bibliographies, almanacs, directories, atlases, and handbooks. These can be online or in print.

What is online reference sources?

General Reference Sources Specific Reference Sources. Dictionaries, Thesauri, and Other Language Tools. Encyclopedias, Collections of Information, and Fact Books. Phone Directories, Organizational Listings, and Geographical Maps. Of Particular Interest to Indexers.

What are general reference sources?

Two major categories of reference materials are general and subject. General reference sources include all subjects and present overviews of topics. Subjects specific reference sources provide in-depth coverage on specialized topics.

What are the different general references?

Types of Reference Resources

  • Almanacs.
  • Atlas & Maps.
  • Bibliographies.
  • Biographical Resources.
  • Dictionaries.
  • Directories.
  • Encyclopedias.
  • Handbooks.

What are non reference sources?

Non-reference books (sometimes referred to as “circulating books” in libraries) are usually written to provide detailed information about a particular topic. In the case of the Civil War, this might be a particular battle, person, or location.

Is Google a reference source?

A: No, but thanks for stopping by! Slightly Longer A: A search is not a source of information; it’s part of your research methodology. Describe it in the Method section of your paper and acknowledge the tools that you used (e.g., Google, Web of Science, PsycINFO). Don’t cite it in text or in the reference list.

How do I make a reference page?

The Reference page is located at the end of your paper. Start a new page and title your list Reference….Remember

  1. “References” is centered at the top of the page.
  2. Double spacing is used throughout.
  3. Use a hanging indent, so that the first line is at the margin and all following lines are indented.