Answered By: David Hughes
Last Updated: Dec 06, 2022     Views: 2


Yes. If you're using Zotoro or Mendeley, these apps will do that for when you need to create a reference list.  If you're doing this manually in Word, then:

On the Home tab of the navigation bar, find the Paragraph section and click the Sort button

Microsoft Word  menu bar with Home tab, paragraph section and sort button outlined in red

This will open a box that looks like this

Microsoft Word Sort dialogue box wirth paragraphs and ascending selected


  • Sort by: Paragraphs
  • Type: Text
  • Ascending
  • Press the OK button, 

Your references should now be in alphabetical order