Mendeley Web Importer
Fast, convenient import of references and PDFs to your Mendeley Reference Manager library.
What is Mendeley Web Importer?
Mendeley Web Importer is a Chrome extension designed to streamline your research workflow. When viewing articles or references, simply click the Mendeley icon in your browser's toolbar. It will analyse the page, retrieve important metadata like title, authors, and even full text PDFs where available, and add to your Mendeley library. Additionally, by creating a Mendeley account, you will have the capability to save, read, and cite the articles you import by using the extension and will be provided with 2GB of free storage space.
When viewing an article or a list of references in the browser, click the Mendeley Web Importer icon in the toolbar. The extension will analyse the page and retrieve metadata like title, authors, etc. and PDF full texts (where available) for you to add to your Mendeley library.
Get a Mendeley account at https://www.mendeley.com/ where you can save, read and cite the articles you import with the extension. You will also receive 2GB of free storage space.
User reviews summary
- Helps with writing articles
- Used to work well in the past
- Some users shared workarounds that seem to work for them
- Once logged in, the extension seems to work
- Doesn’t work on Chrome
- Keeps signing users out
- Extension is slow and sometimes does not work
- Does not sync well with Mendeley library
- Problems with login functionality
- Login difficulties
- Import/sync issues
- Extension not working on Chrome
- Sudden decrease in functionality after an update
- Requests for improvements and bug fixes
Mendeley Web Importer is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Mendeley Web Importer if you trust the publisher.
Mendeley Web Importer has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.
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