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General Description

This guide provides a basic overview of Mendeley and its features.

Mendeley is a reference management software platform available as both an online and desktop incaration.

With Mendeley you can

  • Create store and search bibliographic references in personal reference Collections (up to 2GB for free)
  • Share bibliographic references with colleagues and collaborators (up to 100MB for free)
  • Search online databases and journals and import references directly into your Collections
  • Automatically build and format bibliographies into Word documents for publishing articles, submitting grants, and keeping your C.V current
  • Access your PDFs on the move whether online or offline. Highlight, annotate and add sticky notes to capture your comments

General introduction to Mendeley

If you are trying to decide if Mendeley is for you this a good introduction to it


This is a beginner to intermediate guide. You can always contact me for questions, one-on-one, or group training for more advanced information or questions.

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Matt Dunn
CSHL - Library & Archives
Carnegie Library Bldg, Rm 112
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Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724