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Mendeley

Add Files to Mendeley

You can add files to Mendeley by:

  • Dragging and dropping a pdf into Mendeley
  • You can also add files by selecting file and then clicking add files or folder. 
  • Another way to add files is by selecting file and then clicking "watch folder" to choose a folder to put on watch. Mendeley Desktop will now automatically add files that are added to that folder.
     

Export references directly from other Elsevier products such as Science Direct or Scopus to Mendeley by:

  • When reading an article click the export button then choose "Save to Mendeley"

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Import References from other Managers

Mendeley Web Library

Make changes to your Mendeley Library on the web by clicking on the "Library" tab.

Note: Remember to sync in Mendeley Desktop to make sure your changes are active everywhere you access Mendeley.

Import References with the Web Importer

Save references directly from the internet into your Mendeley library using the Mendeley Web Importer.

Read and Annotate your PDFs

To edit PDFs that have been added to your library by double clicking (to open the file in a separate tab within Mendeley Desktop). You now have the option to:

  • Highlight text in multiple colors
  • Add sticky notes to specific locations
  • Make document-widevnotes
  • Search within Text