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Mendeley Web

To access your Mendeley online Library visit the link below:

Sign in to your Mendeley account, or create an account if you do not have one. We recommend using your Macquarie University email address.

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Your Mendeley online Library has many, but not all, of the features available in your Mendeley Reference Manager/Mendeley Desktop program. Have a look through the rest of this guide or visit Mendeley's help guides page for more information. 

Remember to sync your downloaded software version with your online version by clicking the 'Sync' button.

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Macquarie University Mendeley group

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Macquarie University Library offers enhanced Mendeley access for all Macquarie University users with Mendeley Institutional Edition (MIE) as part of Mendeley online.

If you join Mendeley with your MQ email address, using the link on the home page, you will be automatically added to the Macquarie University group. Then you'll get 100 GB of personal space in Mendeley online (vs 2 GB with the free, unaffiliated version) and 100 GB of shared space (vs 100 MB with a free account). You'll also be able to create an unlimited number of private, shared groups with up to 100 members.You should receive an email letting you know you have been added.

Visit the Macquarie University Mendeley group at

Mendeley Reference Manager Compatibility

Operating Systems:
  • Windows: Windows 7 or later
  • MacOSX 10.10 - 10.15
  • Linux: 64 bit
Mendeley Cite is compatible with Microsoft Office 365, Word Online, Microsoft Word versions 2016 and above and with the Microsoft Word app for iPad®.