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How to use Mendeley to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. It lives right where you do your work—in the web browser itself.

Welcome to the Mendeley Research Guide! 

What is Mendeley?

Mendeley is a free reference manager owned by Elsevier. It can:

  • Automatically generate citations and bibliographies 

  • Allow you to collaborate with other researchers in group libraries 

  • Access your research from anywhere online 

  • Provide you with cloud storage for citations and PDFs


This guide will help you get started with setting up Mendeley! Need Additional Help?