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Research Guides@Tufts

Hirsh Library has shifted to remote operations and virtual library information services are available during online staffed hours.

Mendeley: The Basics

Mendeley is a free reference manager that can help organize your research by generating bibliographies, collaborating easily with other researchers online and by discovering the latest research.

** Library Resources during the COVID-19 Pandemic **

In response to the COVID-19 epidemic, many academic publishers have granted free access to their resources. In addition, the Tufts libraries are currently working remotely, which means that there have been some changes to the services we can provide. Please refer to the guide linked below  for information on resources and Tufts library services during this challenging time.

Library Resources during the COVID-19 Pandemic
https://researchguides.library.tufts.edu/covid19

Welcome!

What is Mendeley?

Mendeley is a free citation manager and academic social network.  In addition, Mendeley allows you to:

  • Full-text search across papers
  • Annotate and highlight within PDFs
  • Organize PDFs and other documents
  • Sync across multiple platforms: desktop, web and mobile devices
  • Create citations and bibliographies in Word, OpenOffice and LibreOffice
  • Collaborate with private groups, public groups and the built-in Mendeley social network

The free version of Mendeley limits you to:

  • 2 GB of personal web storage
  • 1 Private group of up to 3 people
  • 100 MB of group web storage

How do I get Mendeley?

To start using Mendeley:

  • Create a Mendeley account at: https://www.mendeley.com/
  • Download and install Desktop version of Mendeley
  • Open Mendeley on your computer and log in using your account credentials

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