Although Mendeley provides the web importer, you can also directly export selected references into your Mendeley Desktop Library from most databases.
How to directly export varies from database to database but typically you would conduct a search, select the records you wish to export and follow to prompts. Depending on the database you can directly export single records or select and export multiple records into your Mendeley Library.
To select and export multiple records:
Mendeley has partnered with Scopus to make importing articles into your Library even faster. You don’t even need to install the web importer bookmarklet for this database. In Scopus click ‘Export’ to see the ‘Save to Mendeley’ option so you can add the article to your Library with only a couple of clicks.