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Mendeley: Build Your Research Library: Get Started

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.

On/about February 1, 2017, the Library began its subscription to the Mendeley Institutional Edition (MIE).  Any Webster University user who creates or has already created a free Mendeley account using your Webster email address should be automatically enrolled in the MIE, which provides:

  • Up to 5 GB of personal library space
  • Option to created an unlimited number of groups with upto 25 members each
  • More tools for maximum resource sharing!

How to Get Started with Mendeley


Contact a librarian for help

Mendeley 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