Word: Citation and Bibliography

Word's Citations & Bibliography feature allows you to automatically generate a bibliography in any format required. This feature generates the in-text citations for you as well as the final bibliography at the end.

In-Text Citation

To add an in-text citation for a new source:

  1. Select the "References" tab > Locate the "Citations & Bibliography" group.
  2. Click the arrow text next to the "Style:" icon > Choose the preferred style.
  3. Select the [Insert Citation] arrow > Select "Add New Source...."
  4. Fill in the source information.
  5. When you finish, the in-text citation will appear and the source will be saved for later use.

To add an in-text citation for a previously used source:

  1. Select the "References" tab > Locate the "Citations & Bibliography" group.
  2. Click the [Insert Citation] arrow > Select one of the sources you have previously inserted.

Bibliography

To add the bibliography field in your paper:

  1. In the "Citations & Bibliography" group, select the [Bibliography] dropdown menu.
  2. Choose one of the bibliography formats.

The bibliography will contain all of the sources that you have added already by the in-text citation.

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