Mendeley

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Moving to and from Mendeley

Moving from Mendeley to another reference manager

Moving from another reference manager to Mendeley

  1. Sciwheel (formerly F1000)
    • We have step-by-step instructions on moving from Sciwheel to Mendeley in the moving from Sciwheel section of our Switching Citation Managers guide
  2. Endnote
    • We have step-by-step instructions on moving from Endnote to Mendeley in the moving from Endnote section of our Switching Citation Managers guide
  3. Zotero
    • We have step-by-step instructions on moving from Zotero to Mendeley in the moving from Zotero section of our Switching Citation Managers guide

Comparing reference managers

  EndNote
(Desktop)
Mendeley Zotero Sciwheel (formerly F1000Workspace)
HSL Online Guides EndNote Mendeley Zotero Sciwheel (formerly F1000Workspace)
Classes at HSL EndNote Classes Mendeley Classes   Sciwheel Classes
Cost Under $100 through UNC-CH
 

Mendeley is free
UNC-CH Add-ons

Zotero is free Free through UNC-CH
Notes See EndNote Basic/Online guide for further details on the free online version     Use this link to create account.  Select No, I'm a new user then select password.
How is it used? Computer
+ Web
Computer
+ Web
Computer
+ Web
Web
Major citation styles?
Annotation of PDFs
Locate full-text using UNC-CH subscriptions
Instructions for EndNote

Inconsistent

Instructions for Zotero

Instructions for Sciwheel
Adds citation from a PDF
Sharing options X7 and above users have sharing options / email compressed libraries UNC-CH members have unlimited groups See group options here
 
Share unlimited projects and manuscripts
Free online storage X7 and above: unlimited 5,000+ papers
(UNC-CH members have more space)
700+ papers
(more space can be purchased)
Unlimited
Word Processor Microsoft Word Microsoft Word
LibreOffice (latest)
Microsoft Word
LibreOffice (all)
Microsoft Word
Google Docs
Manuscripts for Mac