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Citation and Documentation Guide

Guidelines and examples of citing information using MLA, APA, and other formats.

Citations in Microsoft Word 2007

Citation Builder in Microsoft Word 2007

Microsoft Word 2007 comes with a built in citation builder.  You have several citation styles to choose from including APA, MLA, Chicago and Turabian.

To use the citation builder, click on the "References" tab at the top of the screen.  You'll see several useful options such as table of contents, footnotes, index, etc.  The third option is "Citations & Biography." 

Word Citation Builder

Use the pull down menu to select your desired citation style and then click on the "Insert Citation" button.
Word Citation Builder
Word Citation Builder A new window will pop up.  Select your source (i.e. book or magazine) and enter the required information.  When you are done, click the OK button and your citation is made.  It's that easy!
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