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Bibliographic Management Tools: Mendeley

Resources for learning about bibliographic management tools.

Mendeley Bibliographic Management Tool

Mendeley is a free reference management platform. It has both a web and desktop component, allowing you to add resources to Mendeley Web from any device and to sync to Mendeley Desktop at a later time. Mendeley is also capable of syncing with Zotero. Mendeley Desktop can be used without an internet connection.

Mendeley works very well with PDF sources, identifying and extracting basic citation information. You can highlight and annotate PDFs within Mendeley. This platform has a social networking component, allowing you to identify your own work, share resources with small groups, and connect with others.

How to create a Mendeley account

From a Fordham University computer go to:​

Mendeley homepage with arrow pointing to phrase Create a free account

How to download and access Mendeley

Mendeley can be accessed online from any computer by logging in on the Mendeley homepage

You can also download and install Mendeley on your personal computer. 

Mendeley hompage with Sign In and Download circled

Mendeley Training Videos & Guides

Mendeley Handout

Email me to request a Mendeley Consultation

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Katie Wolf
Walsh Library, Room 139
Rose Hill Campus

Email me to request a Mendeley Consultation

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Mike Magilligan
Lincoln Center Campus
The Gerald M. Quinn Library
Room 201

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