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Mendeley is a reference manager, academic collaboration network and crowdsourced database.  ​

  • Mendeley Desktop is available on Mac, Windows and Linux.
  • Mendeley Web functions on all major browsers.
  • Mobile versions of Mendeley are available for Ipad and Iphone.

UAB licenses Mendeley Institutional Edition (MIE)  which provides:

  • 5 GB of personal storage space (vs. 2 GB with free version)
  • 20 GB of shared storage space (vs. 100 MB with free version)
  • An unlimited number of private groups with up to 25 members.

To see an example library, click on the image to open in a new window.

Sign Up for Mendeley & Fill Out Your Profile

1.  Create a free account  and log in. (See example below.)

2. Join the UAB institutional group in Mendeley.

3. Watch the video in the box on the right to see how to use Mendeley.

Top Mendeley Features

1. Membership in the Mendeley Academic Collaboration Network allows you to Interact researchers world-wide and discover the latest research in your field. 

2. Thousands of Public Groups to join or follow.  You can create your own Public Group.

3.  Private Groups to colloborate with colleagues by reading and annotating together.

4. Readership Statistics about the paper you are reading. 

5.  7000+ citation styles or create your own!

6. File organizer functions that make it easy to manage references and attached papers.

Get Started with Mendeley

Get started with Mendeley groups

Learn how to use groups to collaborate with your colleagues  in this short video (~2 minutes).


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