Add citations in a Word document

In Word, you can easily add citations when writing a document where you need to cite your sources, such as a research paper. Citations can be added in various formats, includingAPAChicago-style, GOST, IEEE, ISO 690, andMLA. Afterwards, you cancreate a bibliographyof the sources you used to write your paper.

To add a citation to your document, you first add the source that you used.

On theReferencestab, in theCitations & Bibliographygroup, click the arrow next toStyleand click the style that you want to use for the citation and source. For example, social sciences documents usually use the MLA or APA styles for citations and sources. read more