This guide has been put together to help you understand the basics of using Mendeley for reference management. We recommend using the guide in conjunction with the recording of ANU Library's webinar, Mendeley in an Hour.
Mendeley is a free online referencing system that you can use on the web and on your desktop, and enables you to:
Current ANU staff and students have access to additional storage and collaboration capacity through Mendeley Institutional Edition.
Need to select a best-fit reference management tool? See the Reference Manager Comparison tab for guidance.
Now, watch the video below for an introduction to how Mendeley works.
Watch this video to learn the fundamentals of using Mendeley including installation; creating a library; editing references; tags; inserting references in Word; and more.
Move on to the next section of this guide to download and install Mendeley.
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