Library:Citation Management/Mendeley Download

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How to download, set up and create a Mendeley account

  1. Go to mendeley.com
  2. Click ‘Sign up & Download’ in the upper right-hand corner Mendeley Image1.png
  3. Create a free account, which will begin the download onto the computer (instructions are prompted). This will also open up a ‘Getting started with Mendeley’ page with several video tutorials.
  4. Open Mendeley Desktop, and sign in with the created account ID, which will open the desktop window:


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The Mac window is similar; with different icons at the top that perform the same functions.


TIP: There is an existing file titled ‘Getting Started with Mendeley’ that is in the ‘All Documents’ folder. This file has is a detailed introduction to using Mendeley.