Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network.
Use Mendeley to:
Note: Typically library subscriptions license the end user to download and engage in limited personal sharing of journal articles as a personal use. Researchers may contact the Office of Scholarly Communications and Copyright for assistance with understanding how they may share via Mendeley their own articles and articles by others whether downloaded via library subscription or otherwise.
FIRST: Create a free Mendeley account. This account is not tied to Penn State, but for best access, use your PSU email.
SECOND: Download the appropriate Mendeley version for your personal device. Mendeley is already available on all lab and library computers at University Park.
THIRD: Input your account information into the Desktop version of Mendeley to ensure your library is synced and backed up.