You can use Zotero 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 Zotero Desktop on your computer, the Word Plugin should automatically install on your computer. The Zotero tab appears in Word when you open a new Word document.
On Desktop@UCL computers the plugin is not installed by default.
To install the toolbar on your computer
Close your word processor
In Zotero Desktop, open the Preferences dialog box
Select Cite from the tabbed menu: you will see a Referencing styles list under the Style tab, next to this tab you will see another tab.
Click on the Word Processors tab and then click on Install Microsoft Word Add-in.
You might experience problems if you are using a computer, which has both EndNote and Mendeley plugins installed in Word.
If the Zotero plugin is causing problems, try disabling the EndNote, or the Mendeley, plugin.
Open the File menu in Word.
Select Options then Add-Ins.
From the Manage list at the foot of the window select COM Add-ins and click Go.
Unselect the EndNote Cite While you Write Add-in, Click OK