Plug-ins allow you to connect to Microsoft Word for PC and Mac, and LibreOffice for PC, Mac, and Linux. They allow access to your Mendeley Library from Word to create citations and bibliographies in your Word document.
Before we create a bibliography in our Word document, we will need to have added citations.
To add a citation as you write:
Choice of citation style. Mendeley comes with some citation styles, but it has hundreds of additional styles you can download by following the instructions on the CSL Citation Styles website.
In the same "Mendeley Cite" pop-up window, you can also automatically generate a bibliography:
If you are using a different operating system (such as Mac or Libre), it may be helpful to look through Mendeley's guide "Using the Citation Plugin".