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Editing Resources

This guide contains editing resources for students, including directions for accessing Grammarly.

Placing Your Entries in Alphabetical Order

You may have entries in your references that are not in alphabetical order because you cut and paste from different places. This handout will help you organize entries in your References in alphabetical order. See the instructions below on how to organize your references. 

1. Select all of your references.

Select all references in a word document


2. Go to “Home” on your dashboard.

Word Toolbar or Dashboard Highlighting Home option


3. Select Sort. 

Word dashboard showing the Sort option

4. Select the "OK" button.

Sort option in Word


Your references will now be sorted in alphabetic order.

If you have several entries by the same author, list those entries in chronological order.

  • The first article the author(s) published should be the first, the second, listed next, etc.