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Guide to getting started with Mendeley citation software.


Mendeley is an account-based desktop and web-based software program that is used to manage and share research papers, discover research data, and collaborate online. Mendeley automatically imports metadata from PDFs, and will import web documents and research papers via a browser bookmarklet. Information can easily be organized into folders, and can be shared with other Mendeley users. The software links with Microsoft Word and OpenOffice to produce citations and bibliographies in all standard styles, including APA, Chicago, MLA, AMA, and CSE.

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Available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux

Get started

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: All workshops will be held in the Bailey/Howe Library Classroom (Room 123)
  • What to Bring: Computers are provided during workshops but attendees are encouraged to bring their own laptops.
  • 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 (