Using Research Tools in Word 2016 for Windows

Word 2016 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
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Word 2016 for Windows gives you a suite of research tools to enrich your documents. Organize your citations and sources, use the dictionaries to check your text, and pull information into your document directly from the web.


  • Using smart lookup & the dictionary tools
    Researching & citing information
    Managing your bibliography
    Translating your document
  • Inserting line numbers
    Inserting footnotes
    Customizing your footnotes
    Inserting endnotes


  • 3m 47s
    Word 2016 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. The Smart Lookup tool can be used to quickly search the web for additional information for your document. FREE ACCESS
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    Word 2016's Research tools can speed up your editorial process by integrating information as well as its source into your document, without you even leaving Word. The Research tool is only available to Office 365 users with a qualifying installation. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Managing your bibliography in Word 2016 for Windows
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    If you often have to cite sources or texts, you will find Word 2016'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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    4.  Translating your document in Word 2016 for Windows
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    Do you need to translate your document into another language? Word 2016 comes complete with a series of basic translation tools. These can help you to translate your document or sections of your document. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Inserting line numbers in Word 2016 for Windows
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    If you are working on a poem, article or a piece of work you will need to discuss in detail with others, you may want to insert line numbers. Word 2016 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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    6.  Inserting footnotes in Word 2016 for Windows
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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 2016's footnotes tools can help you to format and manage any footnotes or endnotes that you insert. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Customizing your footnotes in Word 2016 for Windows
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    In Word 2016, you can customize the footnotes that you have inserted into your document. You can, for example, adjust your number format, and force your numbering to start again on every new page. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Inserting endnotes in Word 2016 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. It is also possible ton convert endnotes into footnotes and vice versa. FREE ACCESS


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