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Guide to a free, easy-to-use tool that helps you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources

Collect Citations

As of August, 2014, the following databases sync metadata with Mendeley. You can always "Save to Mendeley" from any website, but with these platforms, more detailed information may be included in the citation.

Drag PDF from computer into Mendeley Desktop and then edit details as necessary.

Step 1: Save references file in "RIF" format

Step 2: Drag and drop file into Mendeley Library