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Mendeley: Organizing Your Library

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Navigate Mendeley

Mendeley offers many features that make it easy to organize and sort your personal library of documents:

  • Click on any of the headings in the center pane to sort by that field - Author, Year, Title, Source, or Date Added
  • Add an item to your Favorites by clicking the star icon to the left of the title
  • Use the Filters menu at the top right (next to the search bar) to filter your library by author name or personal tag
  • Create Collections and place items in your library into one or more collections as deisred
  • Use the Notebook to write and save personal research notes and annotations

Mendeley Groups

Mendeley supports private groups, which can be used to share documents and references with collaborators and partners.  Scroll down the left-hand menu in Mendeley to Private Groups.  Give your group a name, then right-click to access the Manage Groups option.  You can then invite group members by entering their email addresses.  Private groups support up to 25 members.

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