Today, I will be explaining how to generate and insert bibliography into your articles using Mendeley Desktop. This is so easy to accomplish with just a click. It saves one a whole lot of stress encountered when creating bibliographies manually. It also offers the advantage of quick and easy editing and reformatting to suit changes in bibliographic and referencing styles. In addition, it helps to ensure that your bibliography only contains articles you have cited in your work.To generate bibliographies using Mendeley Desktop, ensure you have imported articles/references you wish to use in your bibliohraphy into Mendeley and have cited them in your work using in-text citations formatted as Mendeley fields. If you are new to Mendeley, and wish to learn how to do this, read this post. follow the below steps to generate and insert bibliohraphy into your articles:
Step 1: Ensure you have selected the citation style you wish to use in your article. This can be done by clicking on the REFERENCES tab on MS Word. Under the Mendeley-Cite-O-Matic box, click on STYLE to select from the various citation styles in the drop down list that appears. You can decide to choose the APA, Havard, IEEE, Vancouver, etc citation styles depending on your choice. This will help to ensure your in-text citations and bibliography are formatted according to the Citation Style Language (CSL) you have chosen.
Step 2: Place the cursor of the MS Word application where you wish to insert the bibliography. Click on the REFERENCES tab on MS Word. Under the Mendeley-Cite-O-Matic box, click on INSERT BIBLIOGRAPHY.
Step 3: This will automatically generate a bibliographic entry of all the articles cited in your document, formatted appropriately as Mendeley MS Word fields, according to the CSL you chose. You can always decide to change the bibliographic entries to another CSL with just a click. All you need do is just to select another citation style from the drop down list as explained in Step 1 above.Follow/Contact EduTechTainMent: