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Mendeley: Build Your Research Library

This guide will help you use the online citation, research management, and collaboration tool 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 or Eden Seminary user who creates a free Mendeley account using your Webster or Eden email address through the Library website 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 Help / Guides

Provide focused help with:

  • Platform:  Desktop, Web, iOS, Android
  • Installation of Mendeley Desktop on Windows (7 or later) and Mac (OS X10.10 or later)
  • Citation Plugin: Used with Mendeley Desktop on Microsoft Word (Windows & Mac) or Libre Office (all platforms)
  • Groups 
  • Citation Guides: APA, MLA, Harvard, citing a website
  • Videos and Tutorials : Short (most less than five minutes) videos on getting started, importing and organizing documents, generating citations and more.

Mendeley Technical Support

Help is available for Mendeley Institutional Edition users from Webster University or Eden Seminary. Online support and resources may be accessed at https://www.elsevier.com/solutions/mendeley/support 

Want to ask a question?  Use these support channels: