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Mendeley Institutional Edition : Basic Level Training

Mendeley is a free reference manager and an academic social network. Mendeley enables you to access your library, everywhere, easy referencing, building your research network, advance your career, and finding funding opportunities.

Preperation for the Training


Before the Mendeley training, you need to:


Make sure to download the latest version (Mendeley Desktop 1.19.3)


1.Create your Mendeley account 


2. Download the Mendeley Desktop 


3. Select the appropriate program for your computer's operating system:



         MAC OS:



4. Get tools and add-ons to further enhance your research:


             Web importer for Chrome Firefox, and Internet Explorer : 


           Citation Plugin in Microsoft Word & LibreOffice: 



Please follow the steps below to manage this list.


Creating Mendeley Accounts

STEP 1: To create your Mendeley Web and Mendeley Desktop Accounts please go to



STEP 2. Use one of your e-mail addresses to sign up! It doesn't have to be your KU mail. (Note that you can sign in with your Elsevier username and password If you have already had an account)




STEP 3. To download Mendeley Desktop for Windows, MAC OS and Linux and to get the Web Importer/Citation Plugin tools please click on the Download button in  the top right corner of the homepage.



STEP 4: For the Mobile Apps please go to AppStore or Google Play!