Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network. Users can manage and organize their references, create and share annotations, collaborate with other users, and discover new content in their areas of interest.
See the Mendeley Overview for more information about all the features available.
Generate citations and bibliographies in a whole range of journal styles with just a few clicks. For your convenience, we've made sure Mendeley's Citation Plugin is compatible with Word (including Word for Mac) and LibreOffice. We also support BibTeX export for use with LaTeX.
Easily add your thoughts on documents in your own library, even from mobile devices. For ease of collaboration, you can also share documents with groups of colleagues and annotate them together.
Import papers and other documents from your desktop, your existing libraries or websites quickly and easily. Mendeley automatically captures author, title and publisher information.
Securely access Mendeley on any computer through the desktop client, web browser, or using your mobile app. Your library is backed up in the cloud when you sync and is always available to you.
The following workshops were recorded in Spring 2021 and are available for viewing:
This LibGuide was developed with permission from, the Michigan State University Mendeley LibGuide and the "Migrating Citations from RefWorks to Mendeley" page of the University of Minnesota RefWorks Transition website.