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Mendeley

Get set up with research and reference management tool Mendeley

Mendeley Desktop

Mendeley Desktop is a reference manager that allows you manage, read, share, annotate and cite your research papers. 

You can download Mendeley Desktop here.

Take a Tour of Mendeley Desktop

Add Files to Mendeley

You can add files to Mendeley by:

  • Dragging and dropping a pdf into Mendeley
  • You can also add files by selecting file and then clicking add files or folder. 
  • Another way to add files is by selecting file and then clicking "watch folder" to choose a folder to put on watch. Mendeley Desktop will now automatically add files that are added to that folder.
     

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 or search engines like Google Scholar.


Save articles to your Mendeley Library as you browse.

Read and Annotate your PDFs

You can annotate PDFs that have been added to your Mendeley Library. You can do this by double clicking to open the file in a seperate tab within Mendeley Desktop. You now have the option to:

  • Highlight Text
  • Make Notes
  • Search within Text

Sync

Click the sync button (seen below) to sync your Mendeley Desktop with Mendeley Web and mobile versions. 

Mendeley Suggest

All Mendeley users can now try out "Mendeley Suggest" which suggests new papers based on what you have in your Mendeley library.  
 

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