Research Tools in Word 2013 for Windows

Word 2013 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
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Professionalize your next research paper by using the research tools in Word 2013. Discover how to insert a bibliography, line numbers, footnotes, and endnotes. Also, explore the the dictionary, thesaurus, and translation tool.


  • Inserting line numbers
    Inserting footnotes
    Customizing your footnotes
    Inserting endnotes
  • Using the dictionary & thesaurus
    Creating a bibliography
    Translating your document


  • 4m 40s
    If you are working on a poem, academic article or literary work, you may want to insert line numbers. Word 2013 features a tool that will automatically insert and format line numbers. You can manually remove individual line numbers, adjust where they appear in your document and even restart your line numbering on every new page or in every new section. FREE ACCESS
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    Footnotes are used to include additional information that may be of use to the reader but does not necessarily have a place in the main body of your document. Word 2013's footnotes tools can help you to format and manage any footnotes or endnotes that you insert. You can, for example, ensure that your footnote numbering is automatically managed and adjusted, regardless of where you insert your new footnote. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Customizing your footnotes in Word 2013 for Windows
    5m 49s
    In Word 2013, you can customize the footnotes and endnotes that you have inserted into your document. You can, for example, adjust your number format, force your numbering to start again on every new page, and even convert endnotes into footnotes and vice versa. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Inserting endnotes in Word 2013 for Windows
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    Endnotes are used to store additional information relating to the document that you are working on. Unlike footnotes, this information is stored at the end of the document. Although Word 2013 can manage your endnotes automatically, you can also customize your numbering. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Using the dictionary & thesaurus in Word 2013 for Windows
    4m 18s
    Word 2013 features integrated dictionary and thesaurus tools which can be consulted and used to look up definitions and synonyms. It can be very useful if there is a particular word that you are looking for, or if you want to avoid using the same word on multiple occasions. You can even use the thesaurus to find synonyms and related terms in another language. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Creating a bibliography in Word 2013 for Windows
    7m 8s
    If you often have to cite sources or texts, you will find Word 2013's bibliography tool useful. Rather than inserting and reinserting the same references, you can create a database of article, book and text references which can then be inserted whenever you want. Your bibliographical entry has space to hold a huge amount of information, including the title of the work, the author, publisher, and even the document's ISBN. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Translating your document in Word 2013 for Windows
    6m 26s
    Word 2013 features an automatic translation tool, which can be used to translate words on the fly. It is also possible to translate the entire document using Microsoft's online translation portal. Once the document has been translated, you can go over it, make specific adjustments and remove any approximate passages or words. The translation tool also places a large number of languages at your disposal. FREE ACCESS


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