How do you write a reference page for an essay?
Your references should begin on a new page separate from the text of the essay; label this page “References” in bold, centered at the top of the page (do NOT underline or use quotation marks for the title). All text should be double-spaced just like the rest of your essay.
What’s the difference between works cited and references?
Works Cited is sometimes referred to as References. Works Cited is generally used when citing sources using MLA (Modern Language Association) style, while the title References is used when citing sources using APA (American Psychological Association) style.
How do we reference?
Book: printAuthor/Editor (if it is an editor always put (ed.) Title (this should be in italics)Series title and number (if part of a series)Edition (if not the first edition)Place of publication (if there is more than one place listed, use the first named)Publisher.Year of publication.
Why do we reference sources?
It’s important to cite sources you used in your research for several reasons: To show your reader you’ve done proper research by listing sources you used to get your information. To be a responsible scholar by giving credit to other researchers and acknowledging their ideas.