It is easy to add a citation to your paper in MS Word 2010! Step One: Open MS Word Step Two: Click on the “Reference” tab
Step One: Change the style of your citation to MLA Seventh Edition under “Style”. Step Two: Click on Insert Citation and then click on Add New Source. Step Three: Choose your “Type of Source” from the drop down box. Step Four: Type in all the information for your source and click OK.
When you finish typing in your information, Word will put the author’s name in parentheses on the page. If you do not need this information right now, just delete it. When you are ready to put that author’s name as a within text citation, click again on “Insert Citation” and choose the author’s name. It will appear on your page like the example below. When you are ready to type your whole bibliography page, go to the Reference tab again, click on Bibliography and then click “Insert Bibliography. Your bibliography page will be done for you! You may have to alphabetize your sources, so don’t forget to do that! Below is an example of a citation created by MS Word in MLA format.