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mendeley specs

Mendeley's basic software package is free and supported on IE, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari. Web storage space limit is 2GB.

There are premium plans available.

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Primarily, Mendeley is a reference management tool, but it can also help with other aspects of research, such as:

  • Organizing PDF articles, including annotations and highlights.
  • Inserting citations and bibliographies into a word processor.
  • Collaborating with other researchers.
  • Discovering articles in your area(s) of research.
  • Sharing your research in an online network.
  • Storing your data in a secure cloud-based repository.