Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Typing the Research Paper Text
To Insert a Citation and Create Its Source
With the documentation style selected, the next task is to insert a citation placeholder and enter the source
information for the citation. You can accomplish these steps at once by instructing Word to add a new source. The
following steps add a new source for a magazine (periodical) article.
References tab
Click the Insert
Citations & Bibliography group
Citation button
(References tab |
Citations &
Bibliography group)
to display the Insert
Citation menu
(Figure 2– 29).
style changed to
MLA Sixth Edition
Add New Source
Insert Citation menu
Figure 2– 29
Create Source
dialog box
source displayed in Type of Source box controls which i elds
are displayed in dialog box — your source may differ
Click Add New Source
on the Insert Citation
menu to display the
Create Source dialog
box (Figure 2– 30).
Type of Source
box arrow
What are the
Bibliography Fields
in the Create Source
dialog box?
A i eld is a
placeholder for data
whose contents can
change. You enter
data in some i elds;
Word supplies data
for others. In this case,
you enter the contents
of the i elds for a
particular source, for
example, the author name in the Author i eld.
list of Bibliography Fields
changes, depending on
source selected in Type
of Source box
Figure 2– 30
Click the Type of Source box arrow and then click one of the source types in the list, so that you can see how the list
of i elds changes to rel ect the type of source you selected.
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