Mendeley is a reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research.
Use Mendeley to:
Use Mendeley Desktop on the device you use most often; log in to Mendeley Web from any other device with internet access and sync your work to your Desktop account!
This guide will deal only with the web version of Mendeley. If you would like to know more about the desktop component of Mendeley please see Mendeley @ Pitt
Mendeley -- Get started by creating a free Mendeley Web account using your University of Pittsburgh email account.
When you have located a title or titles you would like to add to Mendeley from a database or catalog search:
Mendeley Web allows you to create, edit, and share citations online. Simply click on the citation title to expand the abstract, view attached documents, and edit citation details and tags.
First install the MS Word plug in:
Once installed, the plugin will be available every time you open a Word Document.
Once the citation plugin has been installed, citations can easily be added to documents in many word processing systems. To insert a citation using Microsoft Word:
Create a Bibliogaphy
After at least one citation has been added to your document, select the Insert Bibliography option add the bibliography. If more citations are added, click the Referesh option to update the bibliography.