Fall 2016 Microsoft Word workshops

Focus on research and writing, not fixing formatting problems: academic paper formatting is the focus of this semester’s Microsoft Word workshops. Registration is not required.

Part of the Microsoft Office suite of applications, Microsoft Word is a popular word processing program used to compose, edit, format, and print documents. It is available on computers throughout the University Libraries and provided free of charge for home use to currently enrolled students, faculty, and staff.

This brief video from GCFLearnFree.org shows the Word 2016 interface and some of the program’s basic features. You can learn more about Word on the Microsoft Office website.

Academic Paper Formatting in Microsoft Word

  • Monday, Aug. 22, 10:30-11:30 a.m., 104 Gorgas Library
  • Thursday, Aug. 25, 9:30-10:30 a.m., 33 McLure Library

Meet assignment requirements and focus on research and writing, not fixing formatting problems. This hands-on session covers how to create and format a typical APA or MLA manuscript using Microsoft Word, a popular word processing program available on computers throughout the University Libraries and provided free of charge for home use to currently enrolled students, faculty, and staff. Participants will also learn how to use Word’s References functionality or RefWorks to add in-text citations and format a Works Cited or References page.

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