Mendeley is a set of tools designed to help you gather and organize PDFs, cite references accurately when you write, and share documents with groups.
Mendeley is freely available. UNC's institutional subscription provides additional storage space and group sharing options.
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The Mendeley Support site is a great place to look more information on all aspects of the program.
UNC - Chapel Hill's license with Mendeley provides additional features for people affiliated with UNC - Chapel Hill. The primary benefits are expanded storage space and the ability to create unlimited private groups with up to 100 members each.
You can create an account using your UNC email while on Eduroam or on VPN in order to gain access to UNC's membership. Do not use the option to Sign In Via Your Institution, as this is not currently functional. You must log into your account on campus at least once during a 12-month period to maintain premium access.
If you already have an existing account, use the following steps to link your Mendeley account with the UNC - Chapel Hill Institution group.
If your group still does not appear, try logging into Mendeley from a different browser. Sometimes that prompts the groups to update.
Please let us know if you are affiliated with UNC - Chapel Hill and have problems joining the UNC - Chapel Hill Institution Mendeley group.
If you are a member of UNC's Mendeley subscription, you should be able to go to your Account settings, click Subscription, and see Mendeley Institutional Edition listed in your Packages.
If you do not see Mendeley Institutional Edition listed in your Packages, please verify that you are using the same UNC email that is listed in the UNC Directory, then follow the instructions to join the UNC group.
You must log into your account on campus at least once during a 12-month period to maintain premium access. You will be notified 10 days before your premium access expires.