Citation Tools Guide

Mendeley: Free reference manager and PDF organizer


Mendeley is a desktop and web program for managing and sharing research papers,discovering research data and collaborating online. It combines Mendeley Desktop, a PDF and reference management application (available for Windows, OS X and Linux) with Mendeley Web, an online social network for researchers.

Mendeley requires the user to store all basic citation data on its servers—storing copies of documents is at the user's discretion. Upon registration, Mendeley provides the user with 2 Gig  of free web storage space, which is upgradeable at a cost.