Further readings provide references to sources that the author has deemed useful to a reader seeking additional information or context about the research problem. They are items that are not essential to understanding the overall study or were cited as a source the author used or quoted from when writing the paper.
Depending on the writing style you are asked to use [e.g., APA, Chicago, MLA], a list of further readings should be located at the end of your paper after the endnotes or references but before any appendices. The list should begin under the heading "Further Readings." Items are generally arranged alphabetically by the author's last name but can be categorized under sub-headings by material type [e.g., books, articles, websites, etc.] or content type [e.g., theory, methods,etc.].
If you choose to include a list of further readings, keep in mind the following:
To identify possible titles to include in a list of further readings, examine the sources you found while researching your paper but that you ended up not citing as a source. Review these items and, playing the role of reader, think about which ones may provide additional insight or background information about the research problem you have investigated. Note that it is acceptable to include multimedia or digital sources if they meet the parameters for inclusion.