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Philosophy Resource Guide

Help get books, articles, and web materials for the Philosophy Department

Works Cited

A works cited page belongs at the end of your paper.  The purpose of a works cited page is to compile and organize the citations to the resources you cited in your paper and make the resources easier for your reader to locate.  

A works cited page should adhere to the following formatting guidelines:

  • The title is "Works Cited," and it's centered at the top of the page. 
  • The citations are left aligned.
  • The content is double spaced.
  • The second and subsequent lines of citations are indented by 0.5 inches to create a hanging indent.
  • The citations are arranged in alphabetical order by author's last name.

Zotero - Citation Management Software

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Zotero is a citation management software that helps you collect, organize, annotate, and cite with your references.

For help with Zotero:

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For more information and help with citations and formatting, check out our Writing Style Libguides!