Mendeley is a free* reference manager and academic social network. Make your own fully-searchable library in seconds, cite as you write, and read and annotate your PDFs on any device.
With Mendeley you can ....
Store and Access your Sources in One Place
- Securely store and access your sources, PDFs and papers across devices, you can search and sort your references, documents and notes in one place - right down to the keyword you're looking for.
Read and Annotate your PDFs
- Use Mendeley online or offline to access your PDFs on the move. Highlight, annotate and add sticky notes to capture your thoughts in context
Create Citations and Bibliographies
- Generate your citations and bibliography in the style of your choice - in just a few clicks. Compatible with Microsoft Word, LibreOffice and BibTeX.
* With a free account you get 2GB of cloud storage. You have to use Mendeley’s cloud storage in order to have a fully functioning account. However, 2GB should provide you with significant space for your collection.
*No limit to the amount of public groups that can be created (share references only). You are only allowed 1 private group with 3 private members and 100mb of storage.
*You can pay to upgrade to a premium plan if you need more space or groups. Faculty and Graduate students can contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org for more account options.
Follow the steps below to get started