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What can you do with Mendeley?

  • Import, organize, and store citations from the web or research databases
  • Automatically generate bibliographies and in-text citations in standard citation styles (APA, MLA, Chicago and other styles)
  • Sync your data amongst your devices (PC, IOS, Android)
  • Communicate and collaborate with other researchers and share your data

How to Download Mendeley Desktop

  1. Go to
  2. Sign Up for a Free Account
  3. Download the Mendeley Reference Manager Desktop App
  4. Follow instructions for installing the application

What can I do with Mendeley Desktop?

  • import or Export Citations
  • Organize Citations
  • Store Citation data
  • Generate bibliographies and in-text citations automatically

The free version of Mendeley includes 2GB of storage.  More storage can be purchased through the Mendeley Premium package.

How Do I Access Mendeley Web?

  1. Go to
  2. Sign Up for a Free Account (or Sign in to Your Account)

What Can I Do with Mendeley Web?

  • Create a Profile
  • Upload Your Publications
  • Find Other Members
  • Communicate & Share With Other Members
  • Join a Group
  • Track Your Publications with Your Scopus Author ID


Getting Started With Mendeley

Citation Plugin

The Citation Plugin will allow you to generate in-text citations and bibliographies in a standard format while you type.  The plugin is compatible with MS Word and LibreOffice.

  1. Download and Install the Mendeley Desktop app (if you haven't already)
  2. Choose Tools from the Menu
  3. Choose Install MS-WORD plugin
  4. The plugin will automatically install


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