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Mendeley: About


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. Mobile versions of Mendeley are available for Ipad, Iphone and Android devices.

7 Steps to start using Mendeley

1. Join the Mendeley Academic Collaboration Network

Create an account and start interacting with over 4 million researchers.  

2. Import Your references/citations from other Reference Managers such as Endnote and RefWorks

Download the Mendeley Migration Guide.

3. Create a Private Group and collaborate with colleagues by reading and annotating together.

Guides on private groups.

4. Manage your Mendeley Profile to showcase your publication history.

Add your personal publications to your Mendeley profile using Mendeley Desktop, or by visiting your profile page.

5. Mendeley Desktop is available on Mac,  Windows, and Linux. Mendeley Web functions on all major browsers.

Download Mendeley Desktop.

6. Drag and drop PDFs automatically extract metadata about research papers.

Add new entries to your library in just a few seconds. Verify the extracted metadata manually, or automatically using a document identifier lookup.

For more details, take a look at Mendeley guides.

Get Started with Mendeley

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