Answered By: Kathryn Park
Last Updated: May 13, 2015     Views: 9985

That is because Word is treating the URL as one long word and the entire URL won't fit on one line or the remainder of the line where you want to put it.

You can split the URL by hitting enter where you want it to break. It should be someplace logical like right before or after  a slash or other punctuation symbol. For instance, using this URL as an example:

Dodsworth, E., & Nicholson, A. (2012). Academic Uses of Google Earth and Google Maps in

a Library Setting. Information Technology & Libraries, 31(2), 102-117. Retrieved from


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