Why is Sync useful?

Sync makes it easy to get up and go and have all your research waiting for you on your home computer, work computer, iPhone or iPad - just the way you left it


Become an Advisor

Join the Mendeley Advisors program today to help them spread the word across the globe. The team currently has over 2,200 advisors, including students and professors. Advisors can choose how they want to participate and the Advisor program is designed to fit around your work schedule. 

How can I add a document to my library?

There are two ways to add a document to your Mendeley Desktop library

One quick way to add a document to your Mendeley library is to drag and drop the document into the open Mendeley window. For the document that is not recognized by Mendeley, you can manually type the missing information or search the title on Google Scholar.






The second way is to click the Add Documents button on the top right side of your Mendeley window, then search for the document on your computer, and click open. Also remember that you can type the mission information about the document in your library.

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How can I organize my library?

One of the best ways to organize information on your library is to create folders and sub-folders. You can create folders for your projects, classes, and more. Also, you can organize your library by adding tags to your documents. 

  1. Click “Create folder” in the toolbar, and type the name of the new folder. 
  2. Select one of the documents in your Mendeley library , and click “Tags” in the right sidebar panel “Detail”.