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Mendeley Support: Quick Tips

Quick Tips

Here are some quick tips to make your Mendeley experience smoother.

1. The Recently Added and Recently Read folders allow you to quickly access content that you've recently interacted with.

If you click on Tools -> Options, you can customize a few things:

2. The Document Details tab allows you to customize the fields that appear for various resource types.

screenshot of Options window in Mendeley with Document Details tab open

 

3. The File Organizer tab allows you to sort files into subfolders and name them.

screenshot of Options window in Mendeley with File Organizer tab open

4. The Watched Folders tab allows you to specify folders whose PDF files will automatically be imported into Mendeley.

screenshot of Options window in Mendeley with Watched Folders tab open

5. The Zotero tab lets you import files from Zotero into Mendeley.

screenshot of Options window in Mendeley with Zotero tab open