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Mendeley is a free reference manager and an academic social network. Manage your research, showcase your work, connect and collaborate with over five million researchers worldwide.

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How Mendeley helps

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Showcase the impact of your work

Showcase your publications to millions of researchers worldwide, and measure your article performance with a range of authoritative metrics, including downloads and citations. Follow colleagues and peers to view their research output and grow your network.

Share and collaborate

Share reading lists, references and full-text articles with your network, publicly or privately. Create groups to tackle research assignments, share feedback and write papers with your collaborators.

Keep all your research in one place

Search and sort all of your references, documents and notes in one place. Store your research securely and access it easily across all your devices.

Read and annotate on the go

Use Mendeley online or offline to access your documents on the move. Highlight, annotate and add sticky notes to capture your thoughts in context.

Citation and bibliographies

Generate your citations and bibliography as you write, in the style of your choice - with just a few clicks. Compatible with Microsoft Word, LibreOffice and BibTeX.

Take your research with you

Mendeley has mobile apps for iPad, iPhone and Android, so you can access your Mendeley library, read and annotate your PDFs, and keep everything in sync wherever you are, across all your devices.

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Mendeley streamlines your workflow and saves you time, so you can focus on what is important.