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Citing Your Sources: Saving Citations to Mendeley

Drag and drop files or folders

Drag & drop files or folders into the open Mendeley window. This is great for quickly adding files to Mendeley. Recently added files can be found in the “Recently Added” folder in the left hand pane.

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Install Mendeley Web Importer

Install the Mendeley Web Importer into your favorite web browser to import references and documents as your brownse.

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Mendeley Web Importer works best with supported sites, such as:

  • ACM Portal
  • ACS Publications
  • AIP Scitation
  • arXiv
  • Google BookSearch
  • Google Scholar
  • IEEE Xplore
  • ScienceDirect
  • Web of Science

A full list of supported websites and download options for the Mendeley Web Importer is available at

Importing Documents into your Mendeley Library

Export from other Reference Software

  1. Export from other software into RIS, BibTeX, PDF or EndNote XML file format.

  2. Click File → Import and select the exported file.

You can transfer your library from EndNote™, Papers, Zotero, Refworks, Jabref and more.

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