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Citation Managers

About Mendeley

Mendeley logoMendeley is a reference manager, academic collaboration network and crowdsourced database with a unique layer of social information research. Mendeley Desktop is available on Mac, Windows and Linux. Mendeley Web functions on all major browsers. Mobile versions of Mendeley are available for  iOS and Android devices, but are meant to be used as a companion to the Desktop version.

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Citation Plugin

Use Mendeley's Citation Plugin to quickly and easily cite materials you've added to your Mendeley library, as well as generating a full bibliography of all of the materials you've referenced in your paper.    

Best of all, it allows you to completely restyle all of the references you’ve inserted into a paper with just a couple of clicks.

  • It is a free, simple plugin for Microsoft Word (Windows, Mac) or Libre Office (All platforms).
  • Allows you to quickly and easily insert styled citations to reference materials from your Mendeley Library.
  • Automatically generates a bibliography for your paper using all the materials you’ve cited.
  • Pick from a huge and growing library of citation styles and easily restyle all citations in a paper with a few clicks.


Citation Plugin will be located in the ribbon in Word.

The Citation plugin will appear in the MS Word Ribbon under the References tab.



Export from Ebsco Databases (like Medline and CINAHL)