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Mendeley Desktop

Guide to using Mendeley Desktop reference management and social citation sharing software

Mendeley Cite-O-Matic Toolbar

You can use Mendeley to insert references into a Word document, generate a bibliography at the end of your document and format it in the citation style of your choice. When you install Mendeley Desktop on your computer, a Mendeley Cite-O-Matic toolbar appears within the References tab in Word.

On Desktop@UCL computers the plugin is not installed by default. To install the toolbar on your computer

  • Close your word processor
  • In Mendeley Desktop, open the Tools Menu
  • Select the appropriate option to install the plugin.Mendeley citation tools plugin