Anyone who has worked or studied in an academic setting knows how important bibliographies and citations are. Failure to properly identify your sources can land you in a spot with professors and lead to accusations of plagiarism.
If you spend a lot of time working with academic documents, you should know that Microsoft Word makes it easy to add perfectly formatted bibliographies to your document. Read on to learn how to generate bibliographies and citations in Word.
As you go through your document, you should add citations where relevant.
You can do this by clicking the References tab on the ribbon and going to Citations and bibliography> Insert citation> Add new source .
In the window that appears on your screen, choose the type of source (for example, Book, Journal, Website, Movie, etc.) from the drop-down menu. The fields you need to fill in will change based on the font type you select.
Fill in as much information as you can. The more you add, the better your bibliography will be at the end of the process. When you're ready, give the citation an appropriate name. Makes it easy to reuse the same citation later in the document if needed.
When you're finally done writing, it's time to do the bibliography.
First, select the style you want to use. All standard formats, such as APA, Chicago, and Harvard, are available. There are also some less common ones.
Finally, click on the Bibliography dropdown menu and select Insert Bibliography . Your fonts will be displayed at the end of the document.
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