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Mendeley: Build Your Research Library

This guide will help you use the online citation, research management, and collaboration tool Mendeley.

Webster University Library's subscription to RefWorks ended on May 31, 2017. We now support Mendeley as a citation management tool. This guide will help you learn how to use Mendeley.

What is Mendeley?

Mendeley is a reference/citation manager with web-based, desktop, and mobile versions. You can sync your citation library between these different versions and across different devices.

Mendeley Institutional Edition (MIE).  Any Webster University user who creates a free Mendeley account using your Webster email address should be automatically enrolled in the MIE, which provides:

  • 100 GB of personal library space
  • 100 GB of shared library space
  • Create unlimited number of groups with up to 100 members each
  • More tools for maximum resource sharing!

How to Get Started with Mendeley

Mendeley Technical Support

Help is available for Webster University's Mendeley Institutional Edition users. Online support and resources may be accessed at  Want to ask a question?  Use this email form or email or call the closest help center.

North or Central America:
Tel: +1 888 615 4500
(+1 314 447 8068, if calling from outside the USA and
Tel: +1 888 437 4636

South America:
Tel: +55 21 3970 9300

Europe, Middle East or Africa:
Tel: +31 20 485 3767

Tel: +81 3 5561 5035

Asia and the Pacific:
Tel: +65 6 349 0222