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Learn how to use Mendeley for managing and sharing research papers, discovering research data and collaborating online

Tagging & Editing

With Mendeley, you can tag and edit multiple documents at once:

1.  Select the documents you want to edit by holding down CTRL to select (or to select a range of articles hold the SHIFT key and click the first and last of the articles that you want).

2.  Under the Details tab on the left, you are notified that X number of documents has been selected, and that the edits you make will affect all selected documents.

3.  Enter the information you wish to edit.

File Organizer

Using the File Organizer in Mendeley, also allows you to rename and sort your files on your computer oustide of Mendeley.  Go to "Tools" on the top navigation bar in  Mendeley, then select "Options".  Then, select the "File Organizer" tab.

1.  Organize my files allows you to make a copy of all documents added to Mendeley in one folder

2.  Sort files into subfolders enables creating a folder structure based on selected document details

3.  Rename document files can be used to rename your PDFs according to the selected criteria.