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Nielsen Library

Citation Management Systems (CMS)

Need help citing your sources and compiling your research? Let us help!

Learning & Engagement Librarian

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Kat Parker
Kat Parker (Nielsen 215)
Liaison to: English, Communications, Theatre, Sociology, Psychology
(719) 587-7196

Mendeley is...

"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." (

Download & How To Use Mendeley

What Mendeley porvides

  • It's compatible with both Windows and Mac computers.
  • It allows you to annotate sources as you read.
  • Mendeley adds research you have already done: the program will automatically add author, title and publisher information from PDFs you import.
  • You can access your library of research from your laptop, home computer, smart phone or laptop.
  • It has many science and technology job postings, and emails you when more positions open up.
  • There are available apps for both Android and IPhone