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Anywhere Access - Apps and Tips

Your guide to remote access options for Library subscribed resources, essential worktools, and troubleshooting.

About Mendeley Web Importer

  • The Mendeley Web Importer is a browser extension that automatically retrieves bibliographic data and full-text PDFs for you to add to your Mendeley Library
  • Use the Mendeley Web Importer to collate and organise citations and texts from academic databases, Google Scholar, and different web pages.
  • Please note that you first need to set up a Mendeley account. Please see our dedicated LibGuide for relevant instructions.

How it works

To install the Mendeley Web Importer:

  • Visit
  • Click and drag the red Web Importer button to the browser toolbar

Alternatively, click on the relevant store icon below to install the extension to your browser:

 Get it for Chrome

Edge icon Get it for Edge

 Get it for Firefox

Safari icon Get it for Safari

1. Following the installation, click on the Mendeley Web Importer within the page that you are searching (you will be prompted to sign in to your Mendeley online account if you have not already done so).

2. Select the items that you wish to save to your Mendeley Library and click Add