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User guide for the Mendeley reference management software

About Mendeley

Mendeley is a reference manager that allows you to organize your references in one place, annotate references and take notes, share groups of references with others, and format citations when you're ready to write. Mendeley has the following features:

  • Create a free online account and download the Mendeley Reference Manager application (enables syncing between devices)
  • Mendeley Reference Manager is compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux.
  • Includes a Microsoft Word integration citation tool plug-in that helps you format citations and bibliographies.
  • organize your sources into collections or folders, read, and annotate your PDF, through highlighting and sticky note features, and take advantage of side by side note taking.
  • Generate a stand-alone bibliography
  • Share groups of references with others

Get Started with Mendeley

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How to Get Started

Sync accounts on all devices through your Mendeley web-based account. Your web library is identical to your Mendeley Reference Manager desktop application and serves as a reading, annotation, and note taking platform on its own.