Syncing Mendeley Desktop with your Mendeley Web account will allow you to access your references from any computer or on the Mendeley app on your iOS device.
When you open Mendeley on your computer, it will automatically sync with your web account. Otherwise, syncing must be initiated by clicking the Sync button in the toolbar along the top of Mendeley Desktop.
With the free version of Mendeley, you have 2 GB of personal storage and 100 MB of group storage.
To view available space, select Edit Settings at the top of the center panel in Mendeley Desktop or Account details from the My Account drop-down menu in the upper right corner of Mendeley Web.
Navigating Mendeley Web
Dashboard: Displays activities that you, your group members, or any groups or people that you follow, do in Mendeley.
My Library: Your Mendeley library.
Papers: Search for papers in Mendeley's research catalog, which consists of anonymized records from users' libraries.
Groups: Search for groups to follow or join.
People: Search for people to follow, or view who is following you.
Edit Your Mendeley Profile
Choose Edit my profile from the My Account drop-down menu in the upper right corner.
Publications in the My Publications folder will be displayed in your profile. Other fields must be entered manually.
Change the privacy setting for your profile by selecting Privacy from the My Account drop-down menu.
Mendeley is a free citation manager and academic social network that allows you to:
The free version of Mendeley limits you to:
To get started, you need to:
Creating References from a File or Folder
Adding References Using the Mendeley Web Importer
Adding References from Select Databases
Save to Other File Formats in Web of Science
Adding References Manually
Viewing and Editing References
Create Folder in Mendeley Desktop
Adding References to a Folder
Installing Mendeley Plugin for Microsoft Word
Check for Duplicate References
Inserting and Editing Citations
Insert Citation Options for Mac
Mendeley Citation Editor
Changing Output Style
Get More Citation Styles
Types of Groups
Creating a Group
Adding References to a Group
Adding or Removing Group Members