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Citation Tools: Mendeley

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What is Mendeley?

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Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research in your field. Mendeley is a great organization tool for those who have accumulated a large number of PDF files during the research process. Using Mendeley, you can extract metadata from your PDFs which will allow you to index and organize your collection for easy searching and citing. Mendeley is a desktop application but also has an online component so you'll need to download the software onto your computer in order to get started. Mendeley also offers users a mobile option called Mendeley - Reference Manager (Lite) for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Mendeley also has an option for androids - click here for more information.

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