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Guide to using Mendeley reference management and social citation sharing software

Mendeley Reference Manager: organising your library

It is important to keep your library organised so that you can easily retrieve references you need. In this section we look at various activities essential to keeping your library organised, and also look at how to share your Mendeley library with others.

  • Using collections: Organise your references into folders to make them easier to find or to categorise them to assist your research workflow.
  • Managing full text documents: Learn how to add files to references, view and annotate attached PDFs and manage your full text settings.
  • Searching your library: If your Mendeley library contains many references it is useful to be able to search it to retrieve particular references.
  • Sharing references: Mendeley groups: As Mendeley is web-based, it is a great tool for sharing references with others.