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Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network. Make your own fully-searchable library in seconds, cite as you write, and read and annotate your PDFs on any device.

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Librarians are available to meet with a specific groups for Mendeley training.  We can also provide help one-on-one. Contact the University Libraries’ Citation Tools Help team at to schedule a time.  Please indicate your specific need and your group or department information.