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Mendeley: Getting Started

a guide to using Mendeley, a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research.

Getting Started with Mendeley


Create an account via mendeley.com. This is completely free to do, only takes a few seconds and will make sure that you’re getting the most out of what Mendeley can offer. 

What is Mendeley?

Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research in your field.

  • Great organization tool for those who have accumulated a large number of PDF files during the research process.
  • Extract metadata from your PDFs which will allow you to index and organize your collection for easy searching and citing.

Digital Initiatives Librarian

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Winifred King
Contact:
D. Samuel Gottesman Library
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Ave.
Bronx, NY 10461
718.430.3108