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 (including BibTeX)
import references directly from supported websites, e.g. arXiv, Google Scholar, SpringerLink, etc
synchronize your PDFs with other computers and devices
For a complete list of features visit What is Mendeley?.
General Use Case
Add papers and articles to Mendeley and export it to a BibTeX database which can be used by LaTeX.
Use Case for Students
While preparing for an exam, add your script and exercise PDFs to Mendeley and use the annotation feature to keep notes.
When signing up from a ThinLinc client, download of the software is not necessary. We've already installed it. (1)