- Automatic extraction of document details (authors, title, journal, etc.) from academic papers into a library database, which saves you a lot of manual typing! As more people use Mendeley, the quality of the data extraction improves.
- Super-efficient management of your papers. "Live" full-text search across all your papers - the results start to appear as you type! Mendeley Desktop also lets you filter your library by authors, journals, or keywords. You can also use document collections, notes and tags to organize your knowledge, and export the document details in different citation styles.
- Sharing and synchronisation of your library (or parts of it) with selected colleagues. This is perfect for jointly managing all the papers in your lab!
- More great features: A plug-in for citing your articles in Microsoft Word, OCR (image-to-text conversion so you can full-text search all your scanned PDFs)
Content from Melissa Vetter's, Washington University Libraries in St. Louis Mendely LibGuide