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Citation Management Tools: Mendeley

Information Regarding Support for Mendeley

The university library does not subscribe to a site license for Mendeley.
Support for Mendeley is limited to general support and the information provided is to provide self-help guidance for Mendeley.

Create your "Library" of Citations & .PDFs

Sign up for Mendeley by creating a new login or using your existing Facebook account.

Import your citations and .pdfs into your library.

Mendeley Mobile App 

Android  |  iPhones/iPads

Getting Started With Mendeley Guide

Mendeley Minutes (Video Tutorials)

Import from these sites....

Features of Mendeley Web, Desktop, & Mobile

Each version of Mendeley has different "talents." This short guide contains the best features of each.

Mendeley Web

  • Access your profile and library online.
  • Search other Mendeley users' libraries and discover new articles
  • Friend colleagues and other Mendeley users
  • Create, search, and join private and public user groups.
  • Install the Import to Mendeley button on your browser to quickly add items to your library (see below)
  • One click importing on selected sites and database (see list to right)


Mendeley Desktop

  • Sync with your online library
  • Annotate .pdfs
  • Organize and find your .pdfs
  • Make a "Watch" folder to set up automatic imports into Mendeley
  • Import from Zotero
  • Use Mendeley to create citations and bibliographies in MS Word and OpenOffice