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Mendeley: Searching Your Library

Guide to Mendeley

Simple Step-By-Step

Searching your library is easy in both Mendeley Desktop and Online.

In Mendeley Desktop:

  1. On the right hand side of the toolbar is the Search box
  2. Search by Title, Author, Publication Names, Year, or Notes
  3. To search by tags, type tag: followed by the term without spaces
  4. To search by abstract, type abstract: followed by a term without spaces

In Mendeley Online: 

  1. On the right hand side of the toolbar is the Search box
  2. Type in the term you want to search

Searching your library

How to search your library effectively.