Questia Extensions and Plugins

Check out our selection of extensions and plugins below for your favorite internet browsers to see how we can help you research anywhere on the web and help you write your papers.

Add-in to Word or Google Docs New!

Now you can open up Questia as an Add-in to Microsoft Word and Google Docs, giving you side-by-side access to Questia's library, your project folders, and Questia's writing tools, plus help with common writing questions – as you are writing!

Tools to make writing easier
  • Find a topic
  • Craft a thesis statement
  • Build an outline
  • Research credible books and articles
  • Digital highlighting and note-taking tools
  • Keep it organized with project folders
  • Citation and bibliography generators
  • Step-by step approach to writing
  • Answers to common writing questions

How to use

In Microsoft Word
  • Go to the Insert tab, go to Store
  • Search for 'Questia', and click Add
Add to Microsoft Word
In Google Docs
  • Go to the Add-on tab, select Get Add-ons
  • Search for 'Questia', and click Free
Add to Google Docs

Browser Extensions

Paid subscribers to Questia can save research, take notes, create citations and bibliographic references from any online source into your Questia project folders. You'll be able to keep all your research in one place while benefiting from the power of Questia's research tools. Use the Manual Citation Tool within your projects folders or one of our browser extensions.

Free download
Free download

Create notes and bookmarks

Take notes on other sources, such as websites or online books and articles. Or bookmark a site into your project folder for later reference.

Cite pages and passages

Cite an entire page of an online book, or a specific passage from an article, and save them in the style of your choice - MLA 8, MLA 7, APA, or Chicago, Notes/Bib.

Generate bibliographies

Automatically generate your bibliography using both research items from Questia's library, and now external sources too.

  1. While browsing the internet, type questia in the address bar of Google Chrome, and you’ll see a prompt to press the tab button to search Questia.
  2. Press the TAB button and then just type in your search terms.
  3. Pressing enter will take you over to and show you the results of your search.
  1. From any website, just type your search terms into the field, click on the magnifying glass, and click the Questia icon to run your search.
  2. Click on Change Search Settings if you’d like to make Questia the default search option.
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