For a References page, your citations need to be double spaced and have a hanging indent. A hanging indent just means that every line after the first in your citation is indented 0.5".
In Microsoft Word (PC or Mac), highlight your citation and right click on it. Select "Paragraph" in the menu that appears, then under "Indentation" click on the Special drop down and select "Hanging". Make sure the "By" field is set to 0.5".
As with foot- and endnotes, the basic rules for citing a book form the basis of bibliographic entries for most other sources. Your citation contains most of the information contained in your notes, just formatted differently. For a book, try to include the following elements, separated by periods:
The basic layout of a citation for a book or ebook would thus be:
Author Lastname, Firstname (additional authors firstname lastname). “Chapter of Book” in Title of Book. Edited by Firstname
Lastname. nth ed. vol. #, of volume title. City of Publication: Publisher, Year. URL/DOI/Medium.
Shields, David. The Thing about Life Is That One Day You’ll Be Dead. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
One Author, Chapter
Samples, John. “The Origins of Modern Campaign Finance Law.” Chap. 7 in The Fallacy of Campaign Finance
Reform. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.
Levitt, Steven D. and Stephen J. Dubner. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything. New
York: William Morrow, 2005.
Greenberg, Joel, ed. Of Prairie, Woods, and Water: Two Centuries of Chicago Nature Writing. Chicago: University of
Chicago Press, 2008.
Author and Editor
Bonnefoy, Yves. New and Selected Poems. Edited by John Naughton and Anthony Rudolf. Chicago: University of Chicago
Harper-Dorton, Karen V. and Martin Herbert. Working with children, Adolescents, and Their Families, 3rd ed. Chicago:
Lyceum Books, 2002.
Edel, Leon, ed. The Complete Tales of Henry James. vol. 5, 1883-1884. London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1963.
Antokoletz, Elliot. Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.