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This is a Unitec Library guide to help you use the cloud based reference management tool Mendeley

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About Mendeley

Mendeley is a free, cloud-based, citation and PDF manager. This referencing software allows you to find, manage, store and cite your sources and access them online on any device.  Unitec Library offers Mendeley workshops for students and staff.

Create a Mendeley Account, then Download Mendeley Software

Step 1: Create an account

Step 2: Download the software

Step 3: ensure you have these two components:

  • Web Importer (browser extension); and
  • MS Word Plugin OR Mendeley Cite (citation plugin)

Refer to FAQ 'How do I make it work' for further information OR the handout below for details.

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