Exercise 13: Creating a Bibliography
Creating an Independent Bibliography
Now you can create a bibliography report from the resources you have open. Sure it’s a small feature, and we can’t always implement good suggestions this quickly. But please know that we valueyour input…andkeep those suggestions coming!
Create a bibliography (reference list) for your thesis automatically
This article showed how to create a custom bibliography style in Word, first by creating a simple style, and then by using conditional statements to create a more complex style.
When you create a bibliography from a collection of references, you are generating a list of sources (such as the List of Works Cited that appears at the end of an MLA formatted manuscript) that can be inserted into your paper. It will not insert parenthetical citations into the body of your paper (for that, see below).An annotated bibliography can be an enormously helpful tool when performing research for a major project. During the preliminary research phase, it can be helpful to create an annotated bibliography so you can see where you are going with your research and so others can follow as well. Endnote, Zotero and other bibliography programs can help you in this regard. Here, I will show you how to create an annotated bibliography using a document program.When you create a bibliography based on a manuscript, any references inserted in that manuscript (see below) will be included in the bibliography.Using GoogleDocs, students create a group bibliography page to practice summarizing and evaluating a source. They then engage in an informal presentation of their source to the class.Creating an annotated bibliography calls for the application of a variety of intellectual skills: concise exposition, succinct analysis, and informed library research.If you have all the information about all of your sources entered, you can create a bibliography or works cited page at the end of your paper. You can also create a standalone bibliography. Simply place your cursor where you want the bibliography or works cited page to begin, and click the Bibliography button: