Mendeley 02: How to use Google scholar to import references

You can use Google Scholar to import resources into your Mendeley library. In order to do that, follow these steps:

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  • Click on search
  • Click on the Mendeley image top of browser

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  • A pop-up will open displaying all items found (first page of search)
  • Click in the boxes next to all literature you want to import into Mendeley

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  • Please note that PDF files will be imported as well (see red indicator next to third resource I have clicked to be imported)
  • Click on Save XXX items (top corner of pop-up)
  • Wait until all of them are imported

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  • Colour changes to green to indicate that all selected resources were imported
  • Will state that it saved xxx items (see top corner of pop-up)
  • Scroll down in browser and select another page of the web search results

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  • Repeat previous steps to import more resources
  • Check if the resources was imported into Mendeley


I found using Google Scholar to import resources an excellent affordance of Mendeley!

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