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Guide to Mendeley: Home

About this guide

This guides by Turku University of Applied Sciences assists you in using Mendeley reference management tool.

Mendeley training

See info on Mendeley Clinics for staff and students in Messi.

Curriculum-based info skills training for Turku UAS students includes basic guidance on Mendeley starting in 2022. 

What is Mendeley?

Mendeley Reference Manager is a free-of-charge downloadable reference management tool. It allows you to

  • create your own personal reference database 
  • import references automatically from multiple databases or PDF files and use the editing mode to add references manually
  • add citations in your text and create a bibliography with several output styles available using Cite add-in for Word
  • share references with others.

Cite add-in for Word allows you to drop citations into Microsoft Word dokuments. An extension for web  browsers Web Importer helps you add references to Mendeley. 

This guide is for free Mendeley version with 2 GB of cloud storage.