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Practical instructions for installing and using Mendeley citation manager.

Synching your collection

You can synchronize your Mendeley collection across computers, devices, and the cloud-based back up.

When you are in Mendeley Reference Manager', click on the 'sync' icon in the top right corner.

Creating folders

To create a folder in your Mendeley Reference Manager:

On the left side of your screen, click on 'New collection'

creating new folder in Mendeley

  • Give the folder a name

Organizing citations

Citations can be stored in more than one folder.

To copy a citation into another folder, locate the citation and click and drag it into the destination folder.