Reference Management Using MS-Word Software: A Practical Approach

M. V. Mukhedkar

The researchers / scholars who use MS-WORD for manuscript preparation of a journal article / book chapter. For References Management ,In-text citations, Bibliography generation and formatting using a standard Style (e.g., MLA, APA, Chicago etc.), “References” feature of MS-WORD 2007 (and onwards) helps them to complete their manuscripts with ease. Though it has some limitations, as compared to a Reference Management Software (e.g, Zotero, Mendeley etc.), it serves the purpose for a small manuscript of a journal article preparation .This paper discusses important functions served by the References Tab in MS-WORD 2007, with practical approach.

Keywords – RMS, Reference Management Software, Citation, Bibliography, Citation Style, MS-WORD


DOI : 10.26761/IJRLS.7.1.2021.1375       DOI URL:

Cite This Article As: Mukhedkar, M.V. (2021). Reference Management Using MS-Word Software: A Practical Approach. International Journal of Research in Library Science (IJRLS), 7(1) 98-109.

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