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BIO 101 Biological Science I: Citing Sources

Citation Format

APA (American Psychological Association):

An APA citation information sheet is available by clicking on the Style Guides link on the Library’s homepage. Many databases provide APA and other citation styles for articles found in those databases. The citations provided by the databases are meant as a guide and may not necessarily use perfect format.  Use one of the library's style guides or contact a librarian for help with your citations.

How to use the Microsoft Word 2016 Citation Tool

To input a new source:

  • Choose the References tab on the top tool bar;

  • Choose the appropriate style from the Style drop down box;  

  • Choose the Insert Citation icon in the 3rd box from the left on the top tool bar;

  • Click Add New Source from the drop down menu;

  • Input all required information and choose what type of resource you are entering information for.

After inputting all items you can use the Insert Citation icon to insert internal citations while writing and use the Bibliography to create a bibliography or works cited list.