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Mendeley Basics: About Mendeley

Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research.

Citation Workshops

Citation Guides

When writing a paper with lots of citations, there are several tools that can help.

What is Mendeley?

Mendeley is a combination of a desktop application and a website which helps you manage, share and discover both content and contacts in research.

Reference ManagerGenerate citations and bibliographies in Microsoft Word, LibreOffice, and LaTeX.

Read and AnnotateOpen PDFs and capture your thoughts through sticky notes and highlights.

Add and OrganizeImport and organize PDFs from your computer, EndNote™, Papers or Zotero.

CollaborateConnect with colleagues and securely share your papers, notes and annotations.

Backup, Sync and MobileAccess your papers on the web, iPhone or iPad.

Network and DiscoverDiscover papers, people and public groups.


Getting Started with Mendeley

Mendeley Importation Overview

Mendeley will interpret bibliographic data and import citations with one click from these sources:


Subject Guide

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