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Adding Documents and Citations
Drag and Drop Files
- Simply drag a PDF or folder from your computer to your Mendeley library.
- Mendeley will automatically extract metadata for citation, but this is not a perfect system and should be double checked by you.
Import from Websites
Import from Existing Software
- Easily import an existing library from Endnote, Papers or Zotero from the "File" menu.
'Cite while you Write'
- From the Tools menu within Mendeley Desktop, you can install a Word plug-in to import citations and format them to the appropriate style in your papers
Open PDF files in Mendeley.
- Multiple PDFs can be open simultaneously in separate tabs.
- Allows for easy navigation between documents in your library.
Easily highlight content and add notes.
- After making annotations, click on "Sync" to ensure all members of your group can see your highlights and notes.
- PDFs can be printed or exported with annotations.
- How to Export Your Annotations