APA Referencing In Microsoft Word 2007

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This shows how to create a bibliography and in-text citations within Word 2007, using the APA style guide,

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APA Referencing In Microsoft Word 2007

  1. 1. APA Referencing in Microsoft Word 2007<br />Brisbane Grammar School Library<br />
  2. 2. Why do we need to reference sources of information?<br /><ul><li> To foster the creation of collective knowledge
  3. 3. To create academic integrity
  4. 4. To protect other people’s intellectual property
  5. 5. To reduce the likelihood of plagiarism</li></li></ul><li>Open the Reference tab, then select APA from the Style list<br />How to Create Your Bibliography<br />APA is a set of style rules or guidelines, developed by the American Psychological Association, and used to ensure clear and consistent presentation of written material.<br />(www.apastyle.org)<br />
  6. 6. 1. Click ‘Manage Sources’ <br />3. Click here to select which type of resource you are adding, then fill in the details<br />2. Click ‘New’ to add in details of sources<br />
  7. 7. Highlight a resource to see how it will look as a citation and a bibliography entry<br />
  8. 8. Open this section to enter extra details such as volume or edition<br />
  9. 9. When you are ready to create your Bibliography, copy the sources you want to the Current List<br />You can return at a later date to add more sources to your Master List<br />
  10. 10. To see what your final bibliography will look like, click the Bibliography link<br />
  11. 11. To alter or update your Bibliography, click in it, then make the changes<br />You can change the font style, size or spacing here, or paste in new citations from database articles, then format them to match the APA style.<br />Make sure you keep your list in alphabetical order.<br />
  12. 12. To insert an in-text reference, first place your cursor at the correct place. Next click ‘Insert Citation’, and select your source.<br />
  13. 13. Click on the inserted citation to change its details or to update the whole reference (source details)<br />
  14. 14. Created by Cathy Oxley<br /> Brisbane Grammar School Library <br />2010<br />With sincere thanks to<br />Meredith Erbacher<br />Anglican Church Grammar School<br />Brisbane<br />

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