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Citation Management

How to store and reuse your citations?

What is Mendely?

Mendeley is a free reference manager that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research.

Mendeley offers the following special features:

  •  import citation and reference as you type your paper.
  • use APA 7 style 
  • annotate or add notes as you read
  • remove duplicates citations
  • collaborate with peers of colleagues
  • access  research  papers anywhere through a Mendely desktop or mobile app or online portal.

Mendeley Key Terms

  • Mendeley Desktop: a software you can download and use in your computer
  • Mendeley Web : a website where you can access the online version of your mendeley account to manage and edit your citations.
  • Web Importer: the web browser plugin that helps you quickly import documents
  • Citation plugin: a plugin that can be installed in your Microsoft word to help with creation and formatting of your citation and reference.



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