Mendeley allows you to easily and accurately cite references from your library in your academic writing. Mendeley Cite is compatible with Microsoft Word for Windows or Mac. Unfortunately, Mendeley Cite is not compatible with Google Docs.
Because Mendeley uses the Citation Style Language (CSL), it is possible to customize citation styles to fit your particular needs.
Please note: you will need both a Mendeley account and a Microsoft Store account to install Mendeley Cite, whether you use it with Word Online or Word Desktop.
Once you have installed Mendeley Cite and logged in with your Mendeley account, open the Mendeley Cite add-in by selecting Insert and then My Add-Ins
To access the citation styles available in Mendeley:
Mendeley also offers basic citation guides for the APA, MLA, and Harvard styles - see the link below for these guide.