Install the Web Importer to directly import references and documents from the web browser. Once the Web Importer is installed citations are added to Mendeley with a simple click on the bookmark. A wide variety of sites already support the Web Importer and more are being added.
If you are on a Mac and using Safari, make sure that the "Add bookmark" is set to "Bookmark Bar," not "Bookmark Menu." See here.
A word processor plugin is available that allows for inserting references into Word or Open Office documents.
To install the plug-in, click on the Tools menu within Mendeley Desktop and select the option for the desired word processor.
For example, to install the MS Word plugin:
When installed the plugin will appear as below on Microsoft Windows:
Throughout this UAH Library subject guide page for Mendeley, information came from several different sources. Chief among those are the Mendeley research guide pages from Michigan State University Libraries (with a shout-out to Suzanne Teghtmeyer for her great documentation!) and also from the Elsevier library subject guide template.
Ithayakumar, Y. (2015). LibGuides: Copy of Mendeley LibGuide test 2: Home. Retrieved September 14, 2016, from http://elsevier.libguides.com/mendeley
Teghtmeyer, S., & Emery, K. (n.d.). LibGuides: Mendeley: About Mendeley. Retrieved September 8, 2016, from http://libguides.lib.msu.edu/mendeley