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Citation Management & Research Tools: Mendeley

What is Mendeley

Mendeley is free academic software used to manage, share, read, annotate and cite your research papers. Mendeley is also a research network to manage your papers online, discover research trends and statistics, and to connect to like-minded researchers.

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Key Features

  • Create your personal bibliographic database using Mendeley’s automatic extraction of document details (author, title, journal, keywords, etc.) from PDFs.

  • Read, full-text search, annotate, and highlight your PDF research papers in Mendeley's integrated PDF viewer

  • Synchronize your bibliographic database across multiple machines, share it with colleagues, manage it online, or embed bibliographies on blogs and websites.

  • Quickly cite your papers in Microsoft Word or OpenOffice and create bibliographies with a single click.

  • Capture citations from websites using Mendeley's cross-browser Web Importer or via synchronization with CiteULike and Zotero.

  • Create groups to share and collaboratively tag and annotate research papers with colleagues, and share reading lists.

  • Access your papers on the fly via Mendeley’s iPhone app and soon-to-come iPad app.

  • Readership statistics about papers, authors, and publication outlets in every academic discipline, and statistics about your own article library and impact.

  • Create a professional research profile on Mendeley Web to share your latest publications, awards, and upcoming conference travels.