Mendeley has both desktop and web-based versions, with features to sync references across multiple devices with a library of multiple citation styles.
Mendeley has many compatible features to handle PDF files such as:
Mendeley enables you to expand your social network using these features which allows you to:
Here are the steps to install Mendeley:
The Introduction to Mendeley Workshop covers:
To complement the Mendeley online workshops, NTU staff and students may refer to the Introduction to Mendeley LibGuide for more information.
*As part of safe distancing measures implemented against the spread of COVID-19, NTU Library will be conducting workshops and consultations via online platforms until further notice.
15 Sep 2021 (Wed), 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM [Register]
9 Nov 2021 (Tue), 2:30 PM – 3:45 PM [Register]
13 Dec 2021 (Mon), 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM [Register]
Consultation by Appointment:
Reference Management Software consultation for EndNote, Mendeley & Zotero is open to NTU students and staff who wish to learn specific features or related enquiries.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment.
Importing References from Databases
Please refer to the list of databases below to determine if you can directly export References into Mendeley or via the Web Importer or PDF.
|Database||How to Export References|
|Use direct export function “Save to Mendeley”.|
|ScienceDirect||Use direct export function “Save to Mendeley”.|
|Engineering Village||Import via Bib Text (.bib) or use Web Importer “Save to Mendeley”.|
|Emerald Insight||Import via Bib Text (.bib) or use Web Importer “Save to Mendeley”.|
|Web of Science||Import via Bib Text (.bib) or use Web Importer “Save to Mendeley”.|
|IEEE||Use Web Importer "Save to Mendeley".|
|JSTOR||Import via Bib Text (.bib) or use Web Importer “Save to Mendeley”.|
|EBSCO||Import via RIS (.ris).|
|SciFinder||Import via RIS (.ris).|
|Factiva||Can only import via PDF. Even then, no citation information will be provided.|
|Reaxys||Can only import via PDF. Even then, no citation information will be provided.|
Do note that although Mendeley is a free software, there are limitations to the features and space available to a free account.
For further assistance, you may want to check out the guides and videos for self-paced learning here: https://www.mendeley.com/guides/videos