Citation Help Research Guide

Access to resources to assist with citation and writing

Word Tip - to Create Citations

How to create a bibliography in MS Word:

Click References Tab; next to Style choose the one you want. (APA, MLA, etc. & which version/edition).

Insert Citation > Add New Source > Choose ‘Electronic Resource’ from ‘Type of Source’ > click Show all Bibliography Fields.

  • To insert a citation (for a quote or paraphrase) within the main body of your paper, go to the References Tab in Word, select "insert citation" in the ribbon and add the information.
  • For additional information, see the MS Word Help (select Windows 2010 or 2013 version) to add or edit citations and bibliographies.


TIP: Avoid loss of your work in progress.  Remember to SAVE all work frequently to a file that you created. Documents saved on library computers are erased nightly.


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