Mendeley 05 – How to check if your reference was imported

You have to check if your references were imported since it do happen sometimes that it was not imported. It is frustrating to discover it when you want to cite a reference, so please check always if it was imported indeed by following these steps:

1.  Use Webbased Mendeley to check if reference was imported

  • Go to Mendeley
  • Click on Library (top menu)

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  • Click on All Documents (left menu)

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  • Click on Added (right top menu)
  • Click on Added (newest)

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  • The resources will be displayed ( see fourth one in image)

2.  Use Mendeley desktop to check if reference was imported 

  • Open the Mendeley desktop application

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  • Click on Recently added (left menu)

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  • Check if the imported references are displayed

I will explain in a follow-up post how to check if the resource need some editing and how to do the editing.

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