Here Is How to Easily Generate Citations and Bibliographies Using Google Docs

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Google Docs has a cool feature called Citations which allows you to easily add citations and generate bibliographies for your documents. Students can use Docs citation to add in-text references in three different citation styles: MLA, APA, and Chicago. Citations supports four source types: books. book sections, journal articles, newspaper articles, and websites. Here is how to add citations in Google Docs.

Open a Google Doc and click where you want to add citation. From the top toolbar, click on Tools and select Citations.

On the right hand side choose the citation style you want and click on Add citation source.


Select a Source type from the drop-down menu and fill in the boxes with the required data. When you are done click on 'Add citation source' in the bottom. To add a bibliography entry for your citation click on 'Insert bibliography'.


To edit (or delete) a citation, on the right hand panel  click on 'more options'  next to the citation you want to edit and select 'edit' (or delete).