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Generate Bibliographies in Word and OpenOffice

Create Bibliographies

Using our plugins for Word (Windows only for now) and OpenOffice (all platforms), you can automatically generate reference lists in over 100 citation styles. All of the most popular styles are included, e.g. ACM, American Chemical Society (ACS), American Medical Association (AMA), American Psychological Association (APA), Chicago Manual of Style, Elsevier, Harvard Reference Format, IEEE, Modern Language Association (MLA), National Library of Medicine, Nature, Public Library of Science (PLoS), or Science.

All you need to do is click "Insert Citation" in the Word or OpenOffice Writer plugin, select one or multiple (pressing CTRL+select) documents in Mendeley Desktop, and click "Send to Citation to Word/OpenOffice". The references will then be inserted into your document. Finally, click "Insert Bibliography" and choose your desired citation style in the dropdown.

You can even edit documents and insert citations collaboratively. The easiest way to do this is to add all relevant documents to a Shared Collection and cite them from there.