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Mendeley: Organizing material

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.

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.

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