Mendeley Desktop is a reference manager that allows you manage, read, share, annotate and cite your research papers.
You can download Mendeley Desktop here.
You can also manage your references in the Mendeley Web Library, which allows you to access the items in your Mendeley library from any web browser. You can achieve many of the core Mendeley features (such as uploading new references, reading papers, highlighting and annotating) from any device with internet access, without the need to install any software.
You can add files to Mendeley by:
Export references directly from other Elsevier products such as Science Direct or Scopus to Mendeley by:
Pubmed, Engineering Village, and Google Scholar - with Mendeley Importer bookmarklet installed - works well at importing references. Click Sync. PubMed also works this way - Send to Citation manager, create .nbib file, Show File, drag to center pane.
Engineering Village - one can also choose Download / Mendeley.
However Web of Science is more problematic. Try these directions: Identify records you want to import into Mendeley by clicking on the checkboxes.
Biosis - does not work with Mendeley, unable to import references.
GeoRef - add record to folder, Export to BibTeX or RIS. Follow the instructions to save the page. When you locate the file, drag into middle pane of Mendeley.
Chart - comparing various citation managers and directions for importing citations from databases.
You can edit PDFs that have been added to your Mendeley Library. You can do this by double clicking to open the file in a seperate tab within Mendeley Desktop. You now have the option to:
Mendeley Institutional Edition users can now try out "Mendeley Suggest" which suggests new papers based on your library.
Try it today by clicking "Mendeley Suggest" which is located on the left panel below "Literature Search".