Answered By: Christy Cechman
Last Updated: Jul 03, 2017     Views: 160

First, be sure that you have Mendeley Desktop loaded on your system. To download, go to these links:

To save content from the library’s databases into Mendeley, you must first install the Mendeley Web Importer Bookmarklet. The importer allows you to import content from academic databases (and other web sources).

Drag the “Save to Mendeley” button onto your web browser’s toolbar. (Be sure to enable the Bookmarks Toolbar option.)

Mendeley Taskbar button



  1. You must be signed in to Mendeley before saving items.
  2. After completing your search, when you find an article you want to save, click on its title.

    Mendeley click on article title

  3. Click on the Save to Mendeley button in the browser’s Taskbar.

    Mendeley click on taskbar Save button

  4. Review the details of the article you just saved. If it is correct, click the SAVE button. (When you sync with the Mendeley Desktop, the newly saved articles will appear in the Recently Added area.)

    Mendeley article save box

NOTE: Mendeley attempts to include PDFs and associated files when possible.

For help with Mendeley, see their information at the following sites: