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managing your resources with Mendeley

 


Mendeley is a reference manager and academic social network. The Central Medical Library offers a basic (free) account as well as an upgraded account (more info*)  

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Have questions regarding Mendeley or need some technical support? 
Contact our Support Team for help 
refman@umcg.nl

050-36 16200
Support hours are: 
Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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RefWorks

Besides Mendeley, we also offer RefWorks.
Take a look at our start pages about RefWorks (in Dutch & English):

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Mendeley account

Free Account Info:

  • With a free account you get 2GB of cloud storage. You have to use Mendeley’s cloud storage in order to have a fully functioning account. However, 2GB should provide you with significant space for your collection.

  • No limit to the amount of public groups that can be created (share references only). You are only allowed 1 private group with 3 private members and 100mb of storage. 

New! Ask for an upgrade

The Central Medical Library is now certified as "Mendeley Library" This means we can offer Premium Upgrades to up to 500 users in the UMCG. Main benefits of the upgrade are:

  • Upgrades valid for 12 months
     
  • Includes 5 GB of personal storage instead of 2GB
     
  • 20 GB of group/team storage and unlimited private/invite-only groups with up to 25 members in each.
     
  • Email the library for more information about this upgrade.

Desktop and web

Mendeley Desktop: Mendeley Desktop is the downloaded part of the software installed onto your computer.

  • On a UMCG computer: click the Start button and install Mendeley Desktop. When you can't find the install option for Mendeley Desktop, please contact the 'functioneel beheerder' of your department.
  • On a RUG computer: click the Start button, search for Mendeley and install it.
  • On a laptop or your own computer at home: Download Mendeley Desktop.

Mendeley Web: This is the Mendeley website where you can access the web version of your library, edit your profile and search for papers, groups or people. You can also access Mendeley's social features.To get started, visit www.mendeley.com