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Understanding and using the reference manager from Elsevier.


Mendeley is a reference manager, academic collaboration network and crowdsourced database with a unique layer of social information research. Mendeley Desktop is available on Mac, Windows and Linux. Mendeley Web functions on all major browsers. Creating an account is free.

Sign Up for Mendeley

Click on the below image to visit the Mendeley website and create an account. 

Download Mendeley for Desktop Computers

Manage references and files on your own computer using the desktop version, then share between computers using the web interface.

The Mendeley Reference Manager is available for use on desktop computers. Reference Manager is virtually identical to Mendeley on the web.

Install Mendeley Web Importer

Install the Mendeley Web Importer -- Install the Web Importer into your favorite web browser to import references and documents from academic databases.

This allows you to save articles to your Mendeley Library as you browse the literature.

Top Mendeley Features

  1. Import your reference libraries from other reference managers such as EndNote and Zotero.
  2. Create a private group and collaborate with colleagues by reading and annotating together.
  3. Discover readership statistics about the paper you are reading. 
  4. Showcase your publication history.
  5. Choose from one of 7000+ citation styles - or create your own!
  6. File organizer functions that make it easy to manage references.
  7. Drag and drop PDFs automatically extract metadata about research papers.
  8. Mendeley Reference Manager is available on Mac, Windows and Linux. Mendeley Web functions on all major browsers.

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