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Citation Management : Mendeley

What is Mendeley?

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Mendeley is a free, online and desktop citation manager. Like all of the citation managers included in this guide, Mendeley can help you to collect, organize, format, and share your citations.

Creating your Mendeley account

Instructions for setting up and installing Mendeley, Mendeley's web importer, and Mendeley Cite can be found in this handout or in the video embedded below.

Handouts for Mendeley

The handout linked below contains detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to use Mendeley

Videos for Mendeley

Below are videos containing step by step instructions on how to use Mendeley.

Have questions? Reach out!

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Have additional questions, or would like direct Mendeley support? Reach out to Paije Wilson, the Ebling Library's Citation Management Coordinator, at

To see the complete list of citation manager consultants at UW-Madison, see the consultants page of the UW-Madison Libraries' Citation Managers Guide.

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