Answered By: Research support team
Last Updated: Feb 14, 2020     Views: 144

You need to make this change in your Mendeley Desktop software (not in Word).

Begin by installing the 7th edition in your Mendeley Desktop software, then change your citation output style in Mendeley.

Go to 'View' > 'Citation Style' > 'More styles' 


Start entering a search for ‘American Psychological’ > highlight the 7th edition > click on the Install button.


Go back to 'View' > 'Citation Style' > except this time select ‘American Psychological Association 7th edition’.



Your Mendeley plug-in for Word will automatically switch APA editions, though you will need to close and re-open Word for this to take effect.

To make this switch without closing Word, select the 7th edition from the dropdown menu shown here:

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