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Using footnotes

The footnote system of referencing uses a numeric reference to the citation in the body of the text, with the citation details at the bottom of the page.

Example

Example of footnote citation

Inserting footnotes

How to insert footnotes using Word XP

  1. Place cursor where the footnote is to be inserted
  2. From the menu bar, select Insert
  3. Select reference>footnote and select options
  4. The (next) numeric footnote will automatically be inserted and also placed at the bottom of the page.

How to insert footnotes using Word 2000

  1. Place cursor where the footnote is to be inserted
  2. From the menu bar, select Insert>footnote and select options
  3. The (next) numeric footnote will automatically be inserted and also placed at the bottom of the page

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Constructing a citation

 

 

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