Reference management software: Mendeley

Mendeley Reference Manager

Mendeley Reference Manager is the newest version of Mendeley, released in 2020 to eventually replace the older Mendeley Desktop. Currently both versions are available and you can choose which one to use, or use them both in parallel. Mendeley Desktop will not be updated, while Mendeley Reference Manager is in continuous development. The library's introduction courses will focus on Mendeley Reference Manager. 

If you are using Mendeley Reference Manager you can follow the instructions below. Instructions for Mendeley Desktop are found further down in the menu.


Operating systems compatible with Mendeley Reference Manager:
  • Windows
  • Mac OS
  • Linux


Word processors compatible with Mendeley Cite:
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Microsoft Word versions 2016 and newer
  • The Microsoft Word app for iPad
  • The free Microsoft Word for the web


Browsers compatible with Mendeley Web Importer:
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Safari