Mendeley is a free citation and file management application. It allows you to:
- Manage your PDF collection of articles on your hard drive.
- Extract metadata for each file, rename/move them, and sync across platforms.
- Tag files, organize them into folders, annotate, and share with others (including annotations/notes).
- Use the capabilities within Mendeley to generate a bibliography, or export bibliographic data to other citation management applications like RefWorks and EndNote.
How to use Mendeley
Format a paper or bibliography
Manage your articles
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