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Create a bibliography, citations, and references

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  1. Put your cursor at the end of the text you want to cite.

  2. Go to References >  Style, and choose a citation style.

    On the References tab choose a citation style from the Style list
  3. Select Insert Citation.

    Point to Insert Citation, and choose Add New Source
  4. Choose Add New Source and fill out the information about your source.

Once you've added a source to your list, you can cite it again:

  1. Put your cursor at the end of the text you want to cite.

  2. Go to References > Insert Citation, and choose the source you are citing.

    Insert Citation dropdown
  3. To add details, like page numbers if you're citing a book, select Citation Options, and then Edit Citation.

    Select Citation Options, and then Edit Citation

Create a bibliography

With cited sources in your document, you're ready to create a bibliography.

  1. Put your cursor where you want the bibliography.

  2. Go to References > Bibliography, and choose a format.

Tip: If you cite a new source, add it to the bibliography by clicking anywhere in the bibliography and selecting Update Citations and Bibliography.

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