How to use Mendeley


The bibliographic tool Mendeley institutional edition is available to the University of Tokyo.

The program can be used free of charge by students or staff, 
as long as they are affiliated with the University of Tokyo.

*The use of the institutional edition requires a "" or "" 
mail address to confirm.
*Notice: "" and "" domains are not accepted.

(This is a trial by March 2018. This does not include students who have 
already graduated or completed their studies. )

What is Mendeley institutional edition?

Mendeley institutional edition provides larger library space (personal & shared) 
and more flexibility in making private groups than standard Mendeley.

*For inquiries, contact ASK Service

 Mendeley can be used in these ways

Mendeley can be put to use in research, education, or work in a number of ways. Its main uses are detailed below. 1) Creating your own document database You can store necessary data from various document databases and websites to Mendeley, save and edit your own document list. You can drag and drop a PDF document directly into Mendeley Desktop. (Documents written in Japanese or saved as old PDF versions may not import successfully. ) Free online storage is provided for backup and synchronizing your library between Mendeley Desktop and Mendeley Web. On the Medeley Web, you can discover papers of related research. 2) Automatically creating a bibliography Data stored to Mendeley can be searched and accessed while writing an article, and used to automatically create lists of the cited documents and bibliographies. 3) Sharing and publically releasing document folders Document lists created on Mendeley Web can be shared on the Internet with classes, seminars, research groups, or other specified members. Standard Mendeley users can join institutional members' groups and share their documents, but non-Mendeley users can not access shared documents.

 User registration is required

Before start using Mendeley, create a free account. For members of the University of Tokyo who want to use the institutional edition, join "The University of Tokyo (Institution)" group with your Mendeley account. *The use of the institutional edition requires a "" or "" mail address to confirm. *Notice: "" and "" domains are not accepted. (How to register as a user) 1. Access 2. Click "Create a free account." 3. Fill in all fields and click the "Finish" button. *The e-mail address you entered becomes your login name. *Any kind of e-mail address is acceptable for creating an account. (How to use the institutional edition) 1. Access . 2. Click "Join this group." 3. Click "Sign In", and sign in. 4. Enter a mail address which has "" or "" domain. Then, click "Confirm." 5-1. If an e-mail verification message appears, check the verification mail sent to your mailbox and click the link. 5-2. If a success message appears, click "OK." *Notice: "" and "" domains are not accepted. How to register for Mendeley institutional edition (PDF in Japanese)

 How to access Mendeley

On- or off- campus access: 1. Access 2. Enter your registered Log-in Name and Password. Direct import to Mendeley is available on some document databases. Mendeley's Web Importer is also useful to import bibliographies.

 Mendeley User Manual

Help guides Mendeley Support

 About other document processing tools

Students, faculty, and staff of the University of Tokyo may also use the ProQuest's bibliographic tool RefWorks and the Thomson-Reuters' bibliographic tool EndNote basic free of charge. How to use RefWorks How to use EndNote basic Select the program that best suits your purpose and preferences. (References) Main differences between RefWorks, EndNote basic, Mendeley, EndNote *On-campus Only