Mendeley allows you to work with Word to insert citations and references from your library into your Word document. You can then format the document in a citation style of your choice, e.g. Harvard, Vancouver, APA, etc.
There are two Mendeley Word add-ins that allow you to insert references from your Mendeley library:
If you are using Office 2016 downloaded from UCL, you may find that you are unable to install the Mendeley Cite-O-Matic or Mendeley Cite plugins. UCL has a policy which prevents third party Office add-ons. In such an instance you may get the message 'We can't load this add-in because we couldn't connect to the catalog'.
There are some alternative options for working with your Mendeley library in Word:
Mendeley Desktop continues to be available for existing users but is no longer available to download and is no longer under development. For guidance on using the new Mendeley Reference Manager, Mendeley Cite and Mendeley Web, see our Mendeley guide.