Getting started with Mendeley Web

Welcome! The online tool for managing, collaborating and discovering new research.

To get started, visit and sign into the Mendeley website via the top right box.

If you haven't already, create a free account or if you have forgotten your password you can click 'Forgot?' next to password to reset.


The first screen you see (providing you have already downloaded Mendeley desktop) is the web dashboard. This is where you can keep up to date with what your contacts are up to on Mendeley.


  1. Newsfeed: Keep up to date with your contacts on Mendeley, post updates and see what people are publishing.

  2. Account settings: Manage your account settings, logout of Mendeley, and other useful account settings.

  3. Web Importer: Save online content directly to your Mendeley account with the Web Importer bookmarklet. This allows you to import content from a wide range of sources and academic databases.

  4. Edit profile: Complete your profile so others can find you more easily and promote yourself to other researchers world wide.

Great. Let's check out the web library...