Mendeley Web Importer

Mendeley Web Importer

Fast, convenient import of references and PDFs to your Mendeley Reference Manager library.

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What is Mendeley Web Importer?
Mendeley Web Importer is an Edge browser add-on that effortlessly detects article identifiers on your open page and retrieves metadata and full-text PDFs, where available, to add to your Mendeley library. An efficient solution for research management, it requires a Mendeley account to save, read, and cite the imported articles. Sign up to get 2GB free storage space.
Version: 3.2.88 (Last updated: 2023-10-10)
Creation date: 2021-12-06
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • notifications
  • scripting
  • storage
  • webRequest
Host permissions:
  • <all_urls>
Size: 2.16M
Stats date:

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Mendeley Web Importer detects article identifiers on the page you are viewing and automatically retrieves metadata and PDF full texts (where available) for you to add to your library. You just need to be viewing an article or a list of references in the browser and click on the Mendeley Web Importer extension icon in the toolbar.

You'll need a Mendeley account to save, read and cite the articles you import. To sign up and receive 2GB free storage space, visit

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Edge Add-on Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Useful for referencing
  • Great idea when it works
  • Frequent failures
  • Slow performance
  • Inconsistent saving of references
Most mentioned
  • Does not work
  • Frequent failures
  • Slow performance
  • Inconsistent saving of references
Recent reviews
Terrible and full of bugs. It just doesn't work 90% of the time. And when you think it is, articles haven't synchronised to your cloud library, so if yo don't remember where you found it, you've lost it!
by Young,, 2024-07-15

Lost of time, never works!
by Garcia, 2024-06-26

Não funciona. De 10 vezes q tento usar, falha 9. Precisa melhorar muito.
by Elaine, 2024-06-19
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Risk impact

Mendeley Web Importer is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Mendeley Web Importer if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Mendeley Web Importer has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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