Citations and Bibliography In MS Word

Creating a Multilevel List in MS Word

When you are going to write a research paper or some thing in which you are required to include a bibliography. like making the a list of references or a list of source such as books, articles, or even websites that you used to research and write your paper. You can enter each citation and the respective reference manually and then make the list of all these references but MS word provide an easy way to insert and manage these references and bibliography.

1. Open your research paper or any document in which you want to inset the references in Microsoft Word, and click where you want the citation to go.

 2. Now Click the style that you want to use for the citation. For example, social sciences documents usually use the MLA or APA styles for citations and sources.

 3. In next step Click "Insert Citation" from the Citations & Bibliography group, and select the appropriate reference from the list if the reference is not listed, select "Add New Source" give the some information such that "Type of Source" drop-down menu, and select the appropriate source, such as "Book" or "Journal Article. or website " Enter the pertinent information, such as author name, title, year, publisher or specific pages. Click "OK" to add the source to the references list.

4. You cal also creates a list of all sources in your document with the help of Bibliography button. This will place your bibliography in your document and use sources you have added with the Manage Sources button.