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A how-to manual for the reference management tool, Mendeley
Last Updated: May 17, 2017 URL: http://libguides.sun.ac.za/mendeley Print Guide RSS Updates

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Step 1: Sign up for Mendeley

When you Sign up for Mendeley use the 4 easy steps to see how extremely easy it is to manage all your references.

 

Step 2: Download Mendeley Desktop

Mendeley Desktop has different features to the online version. Download the Mendeley Desktop by visiting the following page:

http://www.mendeley.com/download-mendeley-desktop/

 

Step 3: Install the web importer

The Web Importer allows you to save references while you are searching for information on any database such as ScienceDirect or even Google Scholar. Download the web importer for any web browser, by following the instructions you will find at:

https://www.mendeley.com/reference-management/web-importer/

 

Step 4: Install the Word plug-in

You need the Mendeley plug-in to be able to do 'in-text citations' and automatically add your bibliography based on your preferred referencing style. To install the Mendeley plug-in for Word or other devices go to  "Tools" on the Mendeley Desktop and click on "Install"... and select the plug-in you wish to add. 

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