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  • USING WORD 07 TO CREATE A WORKS CITED/BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Getting StartedLog on to the networkOpen a blank word document (or the one youre already working with)Give the new document a name and save it in your H drive

  • Setting up your citationsClick on the Reference tab in the tool ribbon (at the top of the document)

  • Select the style for citations Notice that you can select the style your citations will be presented in. APA is usually used for science classes, MLA for literacy.

  • Start your citationsClick the Insert Citation button on the ribbon. Click Add New Source from the drop down window.

  • Select type of sourceWhen you clicked add new source, youll see a task window like this. Find the type of source you want to cite using the drop down menu.

  • Fill in all information from your sourceFill in the blanks with the information from your source. Click OK to save the info.Repeat for all of your sourcesHINT: do this at the time you are using the source!

  • To change or correct informationIf you need to add to or correct an entry in your sources, click Manage Sources from the reference ribbon.

  • Managing sourcesA task window showing your sources will come up.Select the one youd like to change and click Edit. Make your changes and click Close

  • Completing your works citedClick Bibliography from the ribbon.Select works cited (or bibliography-check with your teacher)(Or, click Insert Bibliography.)

  • What a works cited looks likeyour works cited (or bibliography) will be inserted where you have placed the curser in your document. If you see a mistake, use the undo arrow and revise using managing sources

  • Cool TricksStuff that will helpUse tabbed browsing to go back and forth between multiple sources.Keep your word document open but minimized so its easy to go back and forth between it and your electronic source.Copy and paste citation information required directly from your source to the citation.

  • One more toolHow to check for the last time a web site was updated: Go to the websiteType the following in the browser window: javascript:alert(document.lastModified)A little window will pop up showing the date the site was last updated!

  • Questions?Review these slidesAsk a librarianAsk your teacher

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