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Mendeley Institutional Edition

PLEASE NOTE: The Library no longer has an institutional account for the Mendeley product.


The Mendeley Institutional Edition is now available to NIH affiliates. Mendeley is a reference manager and an academic collaboration network that can increase researcher productivity.

Mendeley Institutional Edition is based on core Mendeley capabilities and includes additional features for users:

• 5GB of personal storage space (rather than the standard 2GB)
• Creation of unlimited groups for social networking and collaboration
• Group team plan of 25 members (rather than the standard 3 members)
• Plus advanced features such as Mendeley Suggest

The following will get you started with Mendeley Institutional Edition:

If you have never used or signed up for Mendeley before, please visit the Mendeley website first to sign up.

Once you have signed up, or for those or have already signed up for Mendeley previously, please join the NIH Library Group by selecting the “Join this Group” button. Sign in to the website and go back to the NIH Library Group and re-select “Join this Group”. If you have already joined the NIH Library Group previously, you will automatically be upgraded to the Mendeley Institutional Edition upon your next sign in.

If at any time you wish to opt out of the Mendeley Institutional Edition, changes can be made in your account settings.

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