Insert Citations and a Bibliography - Exercise

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Insert Citations and a Bibliography - Exercise

Insert Citations and a Bibliography

Duration: 10 to 20 minutes.

In this exercise, you will add citations to a document and then add a bibliography to the same document.

  1. Open or go to Plants in my yard2.docx
  2. Add the following citations to your document:
    1. Japanese Maple: at the end of the Description, add a citation that looks like the below:Citation
    2. Jack-in-the-pulpit: at the end of the Special Features section, add a citation that looks like the below:Added Citation
  3. Insert a bibliography at the end of the document that looks like the below:Inserted Bibliography

Solution:

  1. Place your cursor at the end of the description of the Japanese Maple.
  2. Click on the REFERENCES tab and from the Citations & Bibliography group, click Insert Citation: Insert Citation
  3. Select Add New Source:Add New Source
  4. Enter the information about the source into the Create Source dialog box:Create Source Dialog Box
    1. Type of Source: Web site
    2. Name of Web Page: Wikipedia - Acer Palmatum
    3. Name of Web Site: Wikipedia
    4. Year Accessed: 2013
    5. Month Accessed: March
    6. Day Accessed: 25
    7. URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acer_palmatum
    8. Tag name: Ace11
  5. Place your cursor at the end of the Special Features section of the Jack-in-the-pulpit.
  6. Click on the REFERENCES tab and from the Citations & Bibliography group, click Insert Citation: Insert Citation
  7. Select Add New Source:Add New Source
  8. Enter the information about the source into the Create Source dialog box:Create Source Dialog Box
    1. Type of Source: Book
    2. Author: Dunn, Dave
    3. Title: All About Plants
    4. Year: 2011
    5. City: Syracuse, NY
    6. Publisher: Ridiculous Publishing, Inc.
    7. Tag name: Dun11
  9. Place your cursor at the end of your document.
  10. Click on the REFERENCES tab and from the Citations & Bibliography group, click Bibliography: Bibliography
  11. From the drop-down menu, select the top option:Top Option
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