Mendeley desktop version can be downloaded from the Mendeley website.
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The Citation Plugin enables you to cite while you write using Microsoft Word or LibreOffice.
1. Make sure that both your Word Processor and Outlook are closed before installing the plug-in
2. On Mendeley desktop, open the Tools menu and click Install MS Word Plugin
3. Check the plugin has been installed by opening your word processor. In MS Word it will appear in the References ribbon
Once you have downloaded Mendeley, you may choose to install the Web Importer tool, which makes it easier to capture bibliographic information from websites.
You may find that a particular citation style you would like to use has not been listed on the Mendeley desktop. However, Mendeley allows you to import other citation styles to your Mendeley library.