Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Typing the Research Paper Text
To Edit a Source
When you typed the fourth paragraph of the research paper, you inserted a citation
placeholder, Sanders, for the source. You now have the source information, which is for
a Web site, and are ready to enter it. The following steps edit the source for the Sanders
citation placeholder.
Click somewhere in the citation placeholder to be edited, in this case (Sanders), to select
the citation placeholder.
Click the Citation Options box arrow to display the Citation Options menu.
Click Edit Source on the Citation Options menu to display the Edit Source dialog box.
If necessary, click the Type of Source box arrow (Edit Source dialog box); scroll to and then
click Web site, so that the list shows i elds required for a Web site.
Place a check mark in the Show All Bibliography Fields check box to display more i elds
related to Web sites.
Click the Author text box. Type Sanders, Gregory B. as the author.
Click the Name of Web Page text box. Type Understanding Satellites and
Global Positioning Systems as the Web page name.
Click the Production Company text box. Type Course Technology as the
production company.
Click the Year Accessed text box. Type 2012 as the year accessed.
Press the TAB key and then type Feb. as the month accessed.
What if some of the text boxes disappear as I enter the Web site i elds?
With the Show All Bibliography Fields check box selected, the dialog box may not be able to
display all Web site i elds at the same time. In this case, some may scroll up.
Press the TAB key
and then type 27
as the day accessed
(Figure 2– 49).
Do I need to enter a
Web address (URL)?
The latest MLA
documentation style
update does not
require the Web
address in the
Edit Source dialog box
changed to
Web site
Type of Source
box arrow
displayed i elds
relate to Web
site source
source i elds entered
Click the OK button
to close the
dialog box
and create
the source.
Show All
Fields check
box is selected
Citation Options
box arrow
OK button
citation placeholder selected
Figure 2– 49
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