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Install MS Word Plugin (Mendeley Cite-o-Matic)
Open Mendeley desktop with MS Word closed.
From the Tools menu, select Install MS Word Plugin.
Insert Citations & Create Bibliographies
Once you have installed the MS Word plugin (Mendeley Cite-o-Matic), you can insert citations while writing. Mendeley offers over 1000 output styles. You can also create your own.
To insert citations into your Word document:
- Open the desktop client.
- Open Word
- When you are ready to insert a citation, put your cursor where you want to insert, then:
- Select the References tab and click Insert Citation from the Mendeley Cite-O-Matic area. Ener the author's name in the box that opens. Highlight the citation you want to insert. Click OK.
- Select the Output style you want from the Style: dropdown menu
- When you are ready to create a bibliography, click on Insert Bibliography.