Add citations and a bibliography

You can add citations and a bibliography to your Google Doc with these styles:

  • MLA (8th ed.)
  • APA (7th ed.)
  • Chicago Author-Date (17th ed.)

Important: The citations tool is available in all languages, but the elements the tool generates in your document only appear in English at this time. 
For example:

  • A book title you enter in the citations tool appears in the language you entered it.
  • The “Bibliography” heading, “edited by,” and other elements generated by the citations tool appear in English regardless of your language in Google Docs.

You can translate auto-generated elements to another language after you insert them in your document.

To use the citations tool, open a document on Google Docs on a computer.

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