About Mendeley

Mendeley is a free citation and file management application. The University of Minnesota does not pay for a subscription to Mendeley. All of the features listed below are available for free by creating a an account.

With Mendeley you can:

  • Create a database of citations by easily selecting items from your browser.
  • Manage your PDFs.
  • Sync your database to the Web.
  • Tag files, organize them into folders, annotate, and share with others (including annotations/notes).
  • Create bibliographies in a variety of styles, or export bibliographic data to other citation management applications like Zotero and EndNote.

How to use Mendeley

Using Mendeley - guides and videos from Mendeley.com

Comparison of citation managers. 

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