Skip to main content

        RESEARCH GUIDES

Mendeley: Mendeley

Mendeley Support

What is Mendeley?

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

  • Automatically generate bibliographies

  • Collaborate easily with other researchers online

  • Easily import papers from other research software

  • Find relevant papers based on what you’re reading

  • Access your papers from anywhere online

 

 

What makes Mendeley unique is that it enables you to leverage the power of social networking to create a global citation management network. Use Mendeley to connect with other researchers in your field and discover what they are reading. There are also groups you can join that focus on particular subject areas or research projects. Mendeley even allows you to log in using your Facebook account.

Setting up Mendeley is free and comes with 2 GB of storage on their web server. Learn more about pricing & storage.

Current Hours

Margaret Estes Library Hours 

REGULAR SEMESTER HOURS

Monday-Thursday      8 AM - Midnight
Friday 8 AM - 8 PM
Saturday 12 PM - 8 PM
Sunday 3 PM - Midnight

 

GENERAL PUBLIC HOURS

Monday-Friday            8 AM - 5 PM

The library is currently closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic. We are open only to faculty, staff, and students.

Getting Started

1.  Mendeley -- Get started by creating a free Mendeley Web account using your LETU email account.

2.  Download the Mendeley Desktop -- Use the Mendeley Desktop to build and organize your collection of references and documents.  Drag & drop PDF files into the Desktop to instantly create references.  Add highlights and sticky notes inside your PDFs as you read them, and privately share them with colleagues.

3.  Install the Mendeley Web Importer -- Install the Web Importer into your favorite web browser to import references and documents from a wide range of academic databases.

4.  Install the Mendeley MS Word Plugin-- Installing the Microsoft Word plugin will allow you to insert citations and bibliographies into your Microsoft Word document.