Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research: 

  • Automatically generate bibliographies
  • Collaborate easily with other researchers online
  • Easily import papers from other research software
  • Find relevant papers based on what you're reading
  • Access your collected papers from anywhere online
  • Read articles on the go, with iOS and Android apps 

For more information and help on using Mendeley see: 

TU Delft offers access for all students and staff to Mendeley Institutional Edition (MEI), the premium version of Mendeley.

Comparison between Mendeley Basic Individual vs Mendeley Institutional Edition:  


Basic Individual Free

Mendeley Institutional Edition

Personal library space

2 GB

100 GB

Shared library space

100 MB

100 GB

Private group size (collaborators)


Up to 100

Number of private groups





Getting Started

Go to to register and sign in via your institution using your TU Delft e-mail address or your NetID account (Single Sign On). 

As soon as you have registered your Mendeley account you will be automatically added to the TU Delft institutional group on Mendeley and you will get the premium benefits, assigned to your account.

You can download Mendeley Desktop or other apps, tools and add-ons go from here: