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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.

Simple Step-By-Step

Mendeley Desktop's PDF reader features:

  1. Highlight text
  2. Select text
  3. Add notes
Viewing a PDF in the Mendeley Desktop:
  1. Find a reference with a PDF icon 
  2. Double click the reference, or click the PDF icon
  3. The PDF will open in a new tab in Mendeley Desktop