Mendeley is designed to be a research manager like Endnote which handles primarily PDFs. There are some drawbacks to Mendeley, which may cause some users to want to switch to another citation manager, like perhaps Endnote.
On this page, we will outline the steps that you need to go through in order to transfer your Mendeley library to another citation manager.
To export your citations from Mendeley, you need to:
Now your Mendeley library is ready to be imported into another citation manager.
Log in to your Sciwheel (F1000) account and navigate to My References.
2. Select the Import References button.
3. From the resulting menu, drop down References to view your options.
From here, there are two options:
4a. First Option: Select the icon labeled Mendeley.
5a. A page will pop up asking you to grant F1000 access to your Mendeley account.
6a. Enter your email and password, and you will be redirected back to F1000 to select options for importing. Choose your options and click on Import.
4b. Second Option: Select the icon of a page with an asterisk labeled RIS, BIB, NBIB & EndNote XML files.
5b. Select the file you exported from Mendeley and click open.