Inserting References with Options

When working with author-date styles, you can use quick insert options to insert references in different formats. Select a reference and click one of the quick insert options. Instead of the standard formatting (Miller 2013) you will see one of the following:

In addition to the quick insert options, you can also insert a reference with other formatting. Year only, Person only, and Person (Year) are the same as the quick insert options. Here they can also be combined with the No parentheses option:

Without additional options

Option: No parentheses

Without additional options

(Miller 2013)

Miller 2013

Year only



Person only



Person (Year)

Miller (2013)

Miller (2013)

Other options: