Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that serves as an information system to support research. It can help you discover, access, manage and share references and research data, collaborate with others online, showcase your latest research, find funding, and identify career opportunities.
Create an account via mendeley.com. This is completely free to do, only takes a few seconds and will make sure that you’re getting the most out of what Mendeley can offer.
Import articles from the Internet using the new Mendeley Web Importer. It detects article identifiers on the page you are viewing and automatically retrieves metadata and PDF full texts (where available) for you to add to your library.
Get Mendeley Web Importer for Google Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge: www.mendeley.com/reference-management/web-importer
Mendeley Desktop is a reference manager that allows you manage, read, share, annotate and cite your research papers.
You can download Mendeley Desktop at https://www.mendeley.com/download-mendeley-desktop/
Add references using a variety of methods:
Organize your references
To install the MS Word plug in:
When installed the plugin will appear as below on Microsoft Windows: