References in the Mendeley library can be exported to Latex by generating a BibTeX file. Follow the steps below to do so:
Click on Mendeley Desktop (For Windows users, click on Tools).
Select Preferences... (For Windows users, select Options).
Switch to BibTeX tab.
Check the box of Enable BibTeX syncing.
Select an appropriate option.
The BibTeX file will be generated into this location after clicking OK.
Click OK to generate the BibTeX file.
Export to EndNote and Zotero
References in the Mendeley library can be exported to EndNote or Zotero by generating a RIS file. If you have created groups in your Mendeley library, we advise you to export your references group by group so that the grouping can be kept in EndNote and Zotero.
Export your references...
Select the references you wish to export.
Click on File.
Change the file type to RIS.
Click Save to export the references in .ris format.
Import to EndNote...
Launch EndNote and click on File.
Browse for the .ris file exported from Mendeley
Click on Options (if you cannot find Import Options instep 5).
Select Multi-Filter (Special) for the Import Options.
Click on Import.
Import to Zotero...
Launch Zotero and click on File.
Browse for the .ris file exported from Mendeley.
Click on Open to import the references.
Mendeley has mobile apps for iOS and Android. You can import references, organize your library, read and annotate PDFs saved in Mendeley anytime, anywhere with your mobile devices.
To learn more, please refer to the following guides for iOS and Android respectively.
Mendeley is not only a tool for reference management, it also has built in functions for social networking - you can upload your published work, connect with other researchers and discover interesting topics through joining groups.
It is important to note that there are limitations on disseminating your works publicly in Mendeley becausein most cases you do not have the permission to distribute the publisher's version of the your article. This is because usually, the copyright of the published version of your work has been transferred to the publisher.
To learn more about the sharing function of Mendeley and the way to share your research work online, read Tip 4: Engage in academic social networks (Mendeley, ResearchGate, Academia.edu) in the 5 tips to raise your research visibilityguide.