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Mendeley: Mendeley

Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research. The original content of this guide comes from Washington State University Libraries.

What is Mendeley?

Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research.

With Mendeley, you can:

  • Create and manage citations of books, articles, videos, and more
  • Import citations 
  • Automatic metadata extraction from imported PDFs
  • Collaborate with other researchers online
  • Find relevant papers based on what you’re reading
  • Highlight and annotate papers and share those notes with others
  • Organize using groups, tags, and filters