Learning Outcomes

  • Insert citations

To enter in-text citations, Word provides a dialog box to capture the pertinent information.

  1. Click References.
  2. Click Insert Citation.
  3. Click Add New Source in drop down.
  4. Type necessary information into the fields provided.

After filling in the dialog box, click OK and Word automatically places the citation at the insertion point.

Create source dialog box in Microsoft word. There is a dropdown menu for Type of Source. Document from Website it selected. There are fields for APA citations. They are Author, with an optional Corporate Author; name of Web page; name of Web site; URL; Year; Month; and Day. There is a checkbox to show all bibliography fields, but it is unchecked.

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