Mendeley: Getting Started

Quick Guide to Mendeley

Download this handy guide to Mendeley, created by Lorelei Rutledge.

Getting started with Mendeley

1. To get started using Mendeley, go to and click on the Create An Account button. Fill out the required information to get your web account up and running

2. Click on the arrow next to your initials on the Mendeley Web page and download the desktop version

3. Download Mendeley Desktop and sign in to it using the same credentials you used to create your web account.

4. Then, go back to Mendeley Web and Download the Web Importer. The Web Importer lets you download items directly from your browser into Mendeley


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