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How Do I Use Mendeley?

Information and tips for getting the most out of Mendeley at Penn State Hershey George T. Harrell Health Sciences Library.

Getting Started with Mendeley

Mendeley is a fairly straight forward reference manager. This section will cover Mendeley basics as well as the different ways you can do things. Take a look at them all and see what works best for you:

  • Creating your Library
  • Reviewing references
  • Managing references
  • Selecting citation styles
  • Using the PDF viewer

To navigate, use the links to the left or the drop-down menu at the top of the Getting Started tab.  Each section will have video tutorials, simple step by step instructions and a few more details about the topic.