Mendeley is a reference management tool. Mendeley can also be used as an academic social networking tool which helps you collaborate with other academics.
Features of Mendeley
- Free to download.
- Versions available for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems.
- 2GB online storage.
- Upgrade options available to increase storage.
- Web Importer can be added to your browser to enable capture of bibliographic information and full-text documents such as PDF's (where available).
- Desktop-based (syncs with online version).
- Access your Mendeley library online.
- Manage and organise your library using collections.
- Share your collections with colleagues or other researchers.
- Generate formatted in-text citations and reference lists within word processor documents (e.g. Microsoft Word).
- Import and annotate PDF's.
- Mobile friendly. Separate apps available for IOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch) and for Android.