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2. Find & Manage Research Literature: Mendeley

A guide to finding and managing your literature

Get Mendeley

Go to and create an account.

Mendeley has a web and desktop version. You will need both to take advantage of all of Mendeley’s features.

The two versions will sync automatically.


What is Mendeley?

Mendeley is a freely available reference management tool that helps you to organise and cite references.  It is also an academic social networking platform enabling you to share and discover references.