Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network. Its platform helps students and researchers to store and access across devices, search and sort references, documents, and notes in one place; generate citations and bibliography; publicly or privately share reading lists, references, or full-text articles; create groups to tackle research assignments, share feedback, and write papers with collaborators; and connect with colleagues, peers, or classmates to follow their research output.

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Mendeley was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in London, GB

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Mendeley Office Locations

Mendeley has an office in London
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Ground Floor White Bear Yard 144a Clerkenwell Road
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Mendeley Financials and Metrics

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In total, Mendeley had raised $2.1 m. Mendeley is a subsidiary of Elsevier

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Mendeley's revenue was reported to be £835 k in FY, 2018
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Mendeley News and Updates

Reference Management Tools 2020 Global Market Key Players – Cite4me, Sorc’d, ProQuest, Mendeley - Analysis and Forecast to 2026

Wiseguyreports.Com Publish New Market Research Report On-“Reference Management Tools Market 2020 Global Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities and Growth, Forecast 2026” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Reference Management Tools 2019 Global Market Key Players – Mendeley, Cite4me, Sorc’d, ProQuest - Analysis and Forecast to 2024

Wiseguyreports.Com Publish New Market Research Report On-“Reference Management Tools 2019 Market Analysis; By Key Players, Applications, Growth Trends, Share & Segment Forecast to 2024” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Elsevier Makes the Latest Climate Change Research Freely Available via Mendeley

LONDON, June 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier, the global information analytics business specializing in science and health, is making over 5,000 subscription articles on climate change freely available from across its world-leading scientific, technical and medical journals. As of...

Mendeley Blogs

Introducing Mendeley Reference Manager – designed for today’s researcher workflow

Whether organizing research, annotating articles, generating a bibliography or sharing references, Mendeley has been there to help ease the workflow of millions of researchers around the world. Using valuable feedback from our users, we have developed a completely new build of the reference manager …

Advisor of the Month – Devarajan Rathish

July Advisor of the Month Dr. Devarajan Rathish is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. He offers this inspiration to young researchers--from 1937 Nobel-prize winner Albert Szent-Györgi: “Research is seeing what everybody else has seen a…

Advisor of the Month – Poorya Davoodi

May Advisor of the Month and Medical Biotechnology student, Poorya Davoodi, shares what sparked his passion for research and how he uses social media to teach Mendeley.

Advisor of the Month – Beth White

After almost a decade of using Mendeley, Beth White, Ph.D., hasn't lost her enthusiasm for tool. Learn how Mendeley plays an important part in her work with early career researchers and students in STEM.

How to host a successful Mendeley training event in 5 easy steps

How to create the best Mendeley training event in five easy steps. A resource every Mendeley Advisor needs to read.

Advisor of the month: Dora Dayu Rahma Turista

Meet our March Advisor of the month, Dora Dayu Rahma Turista, and learn why she chose Mendeley as a reference manager tool.
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Mendeley Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Mendeley founded?

    Mendeley was founded in 2007.

  • How many employees does Mendeley have?

    Mendeley has 137 employees.

  • What is Mendeley revenue?

    Latest Mendeley annual revenue is £835 k.

  • What is Mendeley revenue per employee?

    Latest Mendeley revenue per employee is £6.1 k.

  • Who are Mendeley competitors?

    Competitors of Mendeley include ResearchGate, DEV and Woovly.

  • Where is Mendeley headquarters?

    Mendeley headquarters is located at Ground Floor White Bear Yard 144a Clerkenwell Road, London.

  • Where are Mendeley offices?

    Mendeley has an office in London.

  • How many offices does Mendeley have?

    Mendeley has 1 office.