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What is 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:
- Automatically generate bibliographies
- Collaborate easily with other researchers online
- Easily import papers from other research software
- Find relevant papers based on what you're reading
- Access your papers from anywhere online
Getting Started with Mendeley
It is recommended that you install all three parts of the Mendeley software.
A desktop version of the software that allows, you to organize and search your personal library, annotate documents and cite as you write. This is the base of your Mendeley Library..
Mendeley Web Importer
Used to Import papers, web pages and other documents directly into your reference library from search engines and academic databases. Mendeley Web Importer is available for all major web browsers.
Allows you to search your Mendeley library and insert references and bibliographies into documents. You can also cite without Mendeley being open or with the whole document remains visible while you find, select and insert references.
Using Mendeley on your iPhone, iPad or other iOS devices couldn't be simpler. Download our app and start improving the way to do your research on the go.
Reference Manager BETA
Mendeley Reference Manager BETA version doesn’t have all the functionality of the existing Mendeley Desktop version yet, but will be adding new features regularly throughout 2019. It works with Mendeley Desktop.
Your Mendeley Profile
Your Mendeley profile is similar to a social networking profile, except that it focuses on your research and scholarship. Completing your profile helps you connect with others and promote your work.
You can add papers you've authored to the My Publications folder in your Library in Mendeley Desktop or Web.
After creating your Mendeley account, you may want to adjust your privacy settings. You can find them with your account settings.