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What is 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*)
With Mendeley you can ....
Store and Access your Sources in One Place
Securely store and access your sources, PDFs and papers across devices, you can search and sort your references, documents and notes in one place - right down to the keyword you're looking for.
Read and Annotate your PDFs
Use Mendeley online or offline to access your PDFs on the move. Highlight, annotate and add sticky notes to capture your thoughts in context
Create Citations and Bibliographies
Generate your citations and bibliography in the style of your choice - in just a few clicks. Compatible with Microsoft Word, LibreOffice and BibTeX. Mendeley does not support Google Docs
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
EndNote and RefWorks
Besides Mendeley, we also offer EndNote and RefWorks.
Take a look at our start pages about EndNote or RefWorks (in Dutch & English):
Questions about Mendeley? Ask me!
Chat with a librarian
Ask your question to the Central Medical Library during opening hours.
Introductory workshops Mendeley
Your experiences, remarks and comments
What are your experiences with the Central Medical Library? Do you have any questions, comments, suggestions or compliments for us? We would be happy to hear from you.