Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Creating Citations
Citation dialog box to remove, or suppress, the author’s name, so only the page
number appears in the citation. However, because Word will replace the suppressed author
name with the title of the source, you need to suppress the title as well, by selecting the
Title check box in the Edit Citation dialog box.
Creating Citations
• Click the References tab, click the Bibliography Style button arrow in the Citations &
Bibliography group, and then select the style you want.
• Click where you want to insert the citation. Typically, a citation goes at the end of a
sentence, before the end punctuation.
• To add a citation for a new source, in the Citations & Bibliography group on the
References tab, click the Insert Citation button, click Add New Source, enter
information in the Create Source dialog box, and then click the OK button.
• To add a citation for an existing source, in the Citations & Bibliography group click the
Insert Citation button, and then click the source.
• To add a page number to a citation, click the citation, click the Citation Options list
arrow, click Edit Citation, type the page number, and then click the OK button.
• To display only the page number in a citation, click the citation, click the Citation
Options list arrow, and then click Edit Citation. In the Edit Citation dialog box, select
the Author and Title check boxes to suppress this information, and then click the
OK button.
Natalie referenced information from two different sources when writing her research
paper. You’ll select a style and then begin adding the appropriate citations.
To select a style for the citation and bibliography:
1. Click the References tab on the Ribbon. The Ribbon changes to display references
options.
2. In the Citations & Bibliography group, click the Bibliography Style button arrow,
and then click MLA Sixth Edition in the list of styles if it is not already selected.
3. Click the Home tab, and then click the Find button in the Editing group to open
the Navigation pane.
4. Use the Navigation pane to find the phrase “As at least one critic has observed,”
that appears on page 2 of the document, and then click in the document at the
end of that sentence (between the end of the word “volcano” and the closing
period).
5. Close the Navigation pane and then click the References tab. You need to add a
citation that informs the reader which critic has made the observation described
in the sentence. See Figure 2-26.
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