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Overview of Mendeley

Mendeley is a citation management tool that can help you manage and share your research, as well as collaborate with other researchers online. Mendeley is available as a desktop version or as a web-based software. 

Mendeley Desktop vs. Mendeley Web

To get the most out of Mendeley, use Mendeley in both its desktop and online formats. There are a few key differences between the two:

Mendeley Desktop Mendeley Web
Insert citations into Microsoft Word Browse papers and groups in specific disciplines

Create a bibliography of a list of citations in Word and other applications

Add people to your Mendeley network

Import a library from another citation management system

Manage your Mendeley profile