How do I create a hanging indent in Word?

To create a hanging indent for your bibliography or reference list:

  1. Highlight all the entries
  2. Click on the arrow in the bottom-right corner of the ‘Paragraph’ tab in the top menu.
  3. In the pop-up window, under ‘Special’ in the ‘Indentation’ section, use the drop-down menu to select ‘Hanging’.
  4. Then close the window with ‘OK’.