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Capstone and Thesis Research: Organize your research

What Is Mendeley?

Mendeley Reference Manager is a free web and desktop reference management application:

  • Store, organize and search all your references from just one library.

  • Seamlessly insert references and bibliographies into your Microsoft® Word documents using Mendeley Cite.

  • Read, highlight and annotate PDFs, and keep all your thoughts across multiple documents in one place.

  • Collaborate with others by sharing references and ideas.

Getting Started

For detailed information and HELP guides, refer to the Elsevier Mendeley LibGuide.

  1. Go to and create your account.
  2. Download the Mendeley Reference Manager to your laptop or desktop computer.
  3. From the Mendeley Reference Manager, click on Tools, and install the Web Importer and Mendeley Cite.