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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 provides a desktop software and a web library. You may use one or both versions. You can sync your desktop library with your web library easily.

Mendeley features

  • Free to download
  • Versions available for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems
  • Using your AUT email to register with Mendeley will give you 100 GB personal storage; 100 GB shared storage; 1000 private groups of up to 100 collaborators
  • Web Importer to capture references, and full-text documents (PDF) if available
  • 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: