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Writing support for your research: Microsoft Word tips and tricks

This guide is intended to help AgriScience students with academic writing


If you are using Microsoft Word, make use of the built in tools that will help you.

These tools include the following:

  • Inserting page numbers, and differentiating between different pages (such as (i), (ii), 1, 2)
  • Using the table of contents generator to automatically create a table of contents and designate headings
  • Inserting footnotes and cross-referencing