Adding Entries to Mendeley

  • Add file from computer
  • Manual entry
  • Drag and drop PDF
  • Web importer
  • Literature Search in Mendeley
  • Import from other citation manager
  • Publisher button (eg/PLOS)

Working with databases

  • Web of Science
    • Save to other file formats > BibTex
    • Web Importer does not work
  • Google Scholar
    • Sign in to Google Scholar (need a gmail account)
      • Select sources using star beneath the source information
      • Go to My library
      • Select items to export
      • Click down arrow and choose Refman from list
    • Web Importer may work
  • Library Search
    • Select items to export by clicking on the square next to each item
    • Click on the three dots at the top right of the list of results
    • Choose Export citation (ris)
    • Web Importer does not work
  • Pubmed
    • Web Importer
    • Send to: Citation manager
  • Proquest
    • Save > RIS
    • Web Importer does not work
  • Ebsco
    • Click on folder > Direct Export in RIS Format
    • Web Importer works for articles
  • Scopus
    • Export/Save > RIS
    • Mendeley button doesn’t always work
    • Web Importer should work
  • Engineering Village
    • Export/Save > RIS
    • Mendeley button doesn’t always work
    • Web Importer should work
  • IEEE
    • Export > Citations > RIS
    • Web Importer does not work
  • Gale
    • Citation Tools > Export To: Endnote (collect all citations in a folder then export all at once)
      • some errors may occur
    • Web Importer does not work
  • JSTOR
    • Save > View Workspace > Cite > Export a RIS file (one at a time only)
    • Web Importer does not work
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