Microsoft Word: References
The references tab can be used to insert endnotes, footnotes, bibliographies, and other types of references.
1. To insert and endnote simply click the "Insert Endnote" button.
2. To insert a table of contents, click the "Table of Contents" button on the left then select the style you would like.
3. To insert a footnote click the "Insert Footnote" button. This will insert a number next to the word you want to reference and also a number at the end of the page where you can cite your source.
4. From the "Insert Citation" button there is an option to "Add New Source...." This will allow you to add a source, author, title, etc.... Once you have added a source click "Insert Citation" again and you will be able to insert the citation.
5. Both the Bibliography and the Works Cited are automatically generated from the list of sources. To add or remove sources click the "Manage Sources" button.
6. To insert a caption click "Insert Caption." Captions will allow a person to reference a picture, graph, or some other type of pictoral data in a table of figures.
7. To insert a table of figures click, "Insert Tabel of Figures". This will generate a list of caption that were used in the document and place a table at the end of the document.
8. A cross reference allows a person to link two elements inside a document. These can be footnotes, endnotes, figures, numbers, equations, headings, and tables. This will create link that once clicked will take you to the specified element.
9. To mark an entry highight the text you wish to mark, click "Mark Entry," then choose the appropriate setting, and then click "Mark." Doing this will allow you to create an index of all the items that are marked.
10. Inserting an index takes all of the marked entries and compiles them into a list.
11. Marking a citation is similar to marking an entry. Highlight the citation that you want to mark then click the "Mark Citation" button.
12. To create a table of authority click "Insert Table of Authority." This compiles a list of the marked citations and puts them in a list.
13. Word has the option to choose what style of paper you would like to write. For example: apa and mla.