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Learn how to use the reference management programme Mendeley.

What is Mendeley?

‚ÄčMendeley is a reference management and social networking tool for academics.

Mendeley features

  • Free to download
  • Versions available for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems
  • 2GB free online storage with paid upgrade options
  • Web Importer to capture references, and full-text documents (PDF) if available
  • Desktop app synced with an online library
  • Share your reference folders 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 Android

Help and tutorials

You may find tutorials and FAQs on the Mendeley website useful: