Mendeley Cite - Microsoft Word Add-in

Adding Mendeley Cite to Microsoft Word

Access to the Mendeley Cite add-in for Microsoft Word has been enabled for all Duke university users.

The following instructions are for Windows, Mac OS, and Microsoft Word online. Menu prompts vary slightly depending on the platform.

  1. Visit Duke App Integrations,
  2. In the Microsoft 365 list, select Get Mendeley Cite.

    Note: Once selected, it can take up to 24 hours to appear in Word as an add-in option. You may need to reload Word.

  3. Open a Microsoft Word document (new or existing).
  4. From the Insert menu, select 'Get Add-ins.’ The Office Add-ins window opens; it may display an 'Office Store not available' message.
  5. Click 'ADMIN MANAGED’. The add-ins managed by Duke appear.
  6. Click 'Mendeley Cite’, then click 'Add’. The Office Add-ins window closes and the Mendeley Cite icon appears in the menu bar.

To use Mendeley Cite, you need an account. To get started, click on the Mendeley Cite icon.

Article number: KB0036455

Valid to: April 12, 2025