How to Change the Bibliography Style to MLA in Microsoft Word 2010

By Rex Molder

The Microsoft Office Word 2010 word processing program makes creating a bibliography page for your document easy. With a couple of mouse clicks, you can easily format and add the sources and citations you've already included in the document to the bibliography. Word 2010 allows you to format your citations and bibliography using several popular styles, including the 6th Edition of the Modern Language Association's style guidelines.

Step 1

Click the "References" menu tab at the top of the screen.

Step 2

Click the "Style" drop-down menu in the Citations and Bibliography section of the menu ribbon and select "MLA Sixth Edition."

Step 3

Click the "Bibliography" drop-down menu and select "Bibliography." This will add a bibliography page and automatically insert any sources you have added to the Word document.

Step 4

Click the "Save" icon to update the document.