Open Word and Insert your cursor where you want your citation to appear.
If using a Windows device, Click the "references" tab and select "insert citation" in the "Mendeley Cite-O-Matic" section.
If using a Mac and Word 2016, click the Add-Ins tab and slect "Insert or Edit Citation". In previous versions of Word for the Mac, the Mendeley add-on is a floating toolbar.
Search for the reference you want, select it, and press OK.
Create a bibliography
Put your cursor where you want the bibliography to begin
If using a Windows device, click the "references" tab and select "insert bibliography" in the "Mendeley Cite-O-Matic" section.
If using a Mac, click the 'Add-Ins" tab and select "insert bibliography".
Change your Citation Style
If using a Windows device, click the "references" tab and click the down arrow next to the "style" field in the "Mendeley Cite-O-Matic" section. If using a Mac device, click the "Add-Ins" tab and select "Choose Citation Style"
Select the style you want and the references in your document will now reflect your new style.
If the style you want is not listed here, select the "more styles" option at the bottom, and from the 'installed styles' tab, select your style and click "use this style".
If the style you want is not installed, click the 'get more styles' tab, search for the style you need, select it and click 'install'. The style is now available for you to use in your document.
Other citation and bibliography options
You can copy any citation directly from Mendeley for pasting into email or text documents.
Highlight the citation you want to copy. You may select more than one citation at a time.
Right click and select 'copy as' and choose 'formatted citation'. The style used will be the one currently in use under the 'view->citation style' menu.