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Guide to getting started with Mendeley citation software.

What Is Mendeley?

Mendeley LogoMendeley is a desktop and web-based software that is used to manage and share research papers, discover research data, and collaborate online. Import documents and research papers into a library, annotate PDFs, organize with folders, and share or collaborate with other Mendeley users. Mendley works with Microsoft Word and OpenOffice to generate citations and bibliographies in all standard styles, including APA, Chicago, MLA, AMA, and CSE.

Questions? Interested in a consultation to learn more? Contact Christie Silkotch, Mendeley Coordinator, at


Download Mendeley 

Available for:

  • Windows 7 and later
  • Mac OS X
  • Linux
  • iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad

Create an Account

 Create a free account

Sign up with your email address for access to additional features with UVM's Mendeley Institutional Edition.


Interested in learning more about Mendeley? Want to get started, but don't know where? Come to one of our Mendeley workshops!

Click on a workshop title in the calendar for more details.

  • Who: Open to all UVM students, faculty, and staff
  • Where: Howe Library Room 102 (Conference Room)
  • What to Bring: Bring your own laptop
  • Cost: Free!

Or, if you wish to arrange a personalized session to learn more about how Mendeley can integrate into your research, contact Christie Silkotch (

Workshop Calendar