Mendeley Web Importer normally detect a catalogue and allow us to save all/selected items' metadata into our Mendeley Library. However, with the new Primo interface introduced early Semester 1, 2019, Mendeley had issues with our Library catalogue. Mendeley does not detect the metadata, instead detect our catalogue as a website.
What is your option? Follow these steps, as an alternative:
-> Click individual title -> click 'Export to RIS -> click 'Download' -> then Open with Mendeley
To save several titles simultaneously:
-> 'Pin' (save item in My Favorite) the titles you want to save -> Go to My Favorite by clicking 'Pin' on top right -> select all items -> Select the three dots (Push to Action) -> click 'Export to RIS -> Click 'Download' -> Open with Mendeley
Nota: 'Pin' means "Keep this item in My Favorite"
Mendeley is a reference management software that enables you to do all of the following:
Mendeley has these additional features:
Download the software from Mendeley website
After downloading Mendeley Reference Manager software, please ensure that you download the Web importer and Citation Plugin (or MS Word Plugin) which are available from the website or from your Mendeley desktop (under the 'Tools' tab). Web importer sits in your browser which make it easy for you to import citation. MS Word Plugin allows you to add citation and bibliographic references from Mendeley to your document.
If you have any problem/issue, please visit these sites
You need both the Mendeley Web and Mendeley desktop to effectively use this software. The Web version allows you to access your 'Library' from any devices, import references, update your profile, etc. However, when you are working on your document, it works better with Mendeley desktop.
While both referencing management software have Web and desktop versions and both assist you to manage your references, the following are some distinct features,
More in-dept Mendeley Zotero comparison is done by York University Library - see here
Social network comparison between Mendeley, Zotero, ResearchGate and Academia is also available here
Since Mendeley users are increasing and they include experts in various fields, you can search literature within Mendeley. Click the link below for further details.