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Guide to using Mendeley reference management and social citation sharing software

Getting started with Mendeley

Mendeley is a free reference management software package, also known as bibliographic software, which enables you to:

  • Create a personal database of references relevant to you, along with associated files, to easily manage your research;                Mendeley logo
  • De-duplicate references retrieved from multiple sources (in Mendeley Desktop only, currently);
  • Insert references into a Word or Libre Office document and format them automatically in a citation style of your choice;
  • Showcase your work and connect and collaborate with researchers worldwide.

Mendeley have guides to  Mendeley Reference Manager, Mendeley Desktop and Mendeley Web. You can also work through our guide, using the navigation menu.