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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

Searching your library is easy in both Mendeley Desktop and Online. 

In Mendeley Desktop:

  • On the right hand side of the toolbar is the Search box
  • Search by Title, Author, Publication Names, Year, or Notes.
  • To search by tags type tag: followed by the term without spaces
  • To search by abstract type abstract: followed by a term without spaces
  • On the right hand side of the toolbar is the Search box
  • Type in the term you want to search