Project 252


Contributed by Eamon Costello (@eam0)
EdTech Tool Name:Mendeley
Bref Description:Reference manager for collecting research papers, pdfs, citation management etc.
Type of EdTech Tool:
  • Web (access through web browser)
  • Apple OS Software
  • IOS (iPad/iPad Mini) App
  • Linux Software
  • Windows Software
  • Windows 8 (pc/phone/tablet) App
EdTech Tool Usage Keywords:social network, social bookmarking, reference manager, research database
EdTech Tool Uses:Useful for importing and organizing research articles and papers. Very useful tool for researchers, research students or even just users interested in some powerful reading tracking and cataloging.
Purchased by the Elsevier publishing company in 2013 which led to some controversy around issues of Open Access and it lost some users but is still popular. However others in the same general space such as Research Gate have stolen a march.
Education Level(s):
  • Third Level/Higher Education
Academic Subjects:
EdTech Tool Pricing Structure:Free with restrictions, can be unlocked with payment