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Citing with MS Word  

This LibGuide will provide you with the tools necessary to create citations within MS Word for Chicago, MLA, and APA Styles.
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Overview

In Microsoft Word 2013 and Word 2016, you can automatically create a Works Cited Page or Bibliography of the resources you used to write your paper.  Each time you add a new citation to your paper, Word will add the source so that it appears in the correct format, such as APA, MLA, and Chicago-style.

APA, MLA, and Chicago periodically change their formats. Please be sure you select the correct edition from the drop-down menu.

If you are using the 5th edition of APA Style, there is a bug in Word 2010.  If you have multiple citations from the same author the automatic citation generator fills in the publication title when it shouldn't. The following procedure will help you to correct this problem.

APA 5th Edition citation style fix procedure

  1. In the Word document, click the citation.
  2. Click the down-arrow and then click Edit Citation.
    Click the down-arrow and then click Edit Citation
  3. Click the Title checkbox and then click OK.
    Click the Title checkbox and then click OK

 

 

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