Mendeley: Referencing Management Software

Mendeley is a free reference manager that can manage your references, share your research data with collaborators and cite using Mendeley Data. Mendeley Desktop is available on Mac, Windows and Linux. Mendeley Web functions on all major browsers. Mobile versions of Mendeley are available on iPad, iPhone and Android devices. 

Mendeley careers can help you get job alerts and be found by employers with Mendeley Careers.

As of September 2020, there are currently two versions of Mendeley software available. Please note that the old Mendeley Desktop version will soon be retired and transitioned to Mendeley Reference Manager.

Get Started with Mendeley

You will need an account to use Mendeley. You can use any email address to register. 

Register for an Account

Once you have an account you can download the Mendeley Desktop. 

If you are a new user, we recommend downloading the new Reference Manager, as Mendeley Desktop will eventually no longer be supported. 

Your data is safely stored on Mendeley’s servers. Mendeley will never publish private or personally identifiable data.

Mendeley Desktop

Mendeley Reference Manger

Mendeley Community

Join the global network and Mendeley community

Mendeley via Twitter

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Mendeley Blog

Mendeley Advisor

Mendeley Support

Top Mendeley Features


  • Mendeley Desktop has full support for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
  •  Any documents synced in the desktop client will be backed up on the web.
  • Read papers anywhere with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.


  • Mendeley Desktop creates a fully searchable database of your papers.
  • Organize your own notes and highlights and share them with others.


  • Use research groups to collaborate with your peers and colleagues.
  •  Get real-time readership statistics and view trends in your research area.

Exporting from EBSCO to Mendeley

Exporting from EBSCO to Mendeley

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