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Mendeley LibGuide: Collaborate

User guide for the Mendeley reference management software

Mendeley - Groups

Groups allow you to share and collaborate with other Mendeley users. 

There are three types of groups in Mendeley. They are listed below.

Note: Mendeley users with a free account can create and own a single private group. There's no limit on the number of private groups free users can join, however each private group created by a free account can only have a maximum of three members.

Mendeley Web Library

Make changes to your Mendeley Library on the web by clicking on the "Library" tab.

Note: Remember to sync in Mendeley Desktop to make sure your changes are active everywhere you access Mendeley.

Collaborate within Private Groups

Public Groups

Join one of over 100,000 public groups to discuss the latest research in your field, stir debate, add content and promote your own work. Or even create your own public group.

          

To search for public groups on Mendeley: Login to Mendeley Web then click the groups tab and enter a topic of interest into the search bar to find groups related to that topic.

Follow Leading Researchers

Identify collaboration partners with Mendeley. Search the people directory and follow interesting people.

            

Readership Statistics

Look on the bottom left on each paper page to get know a little more about who is using the paper.