Mendeley API

Mendeley is a platform that allows scholars from all over the world to collaborate, and opens up science for everyone. If you’re inspired to contribute to our mission to build tools to make researchers’ lives easier, we’d love you to join our API community.
Specs
Mendeley API
Education
Annotations, Big Data, Documents, Reference
HTTP, JSON, REST
Yes
api@mendeley.com
OAuth 2, API Key
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API Mashups (8)
  • rOpenSci offers packages that provide programmatic access to a warehouse of data repositories, with a focus on scholarly works. rOpenSci uses the Mendeley API as a source for scholarly articles.
  • Scholarley is the unofficial Android client for viewing and managing Mendeley documents from an Android device. Mendeley users can open documents and attachments, and sort documents by artist, folder...
  • Altmetric aggregates mentions of scholarly articles from many sources, providing a web interface to view analytics. It also provides badges that can be embedded into websites. The Altmetric tool is...
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Source Code
Title Description
Mendeley API JavaScript Readership Map
This source code demonstrates how a JavaScript application can consume the Mendeley API. The example outlines how to use OAuth for verification and use the Mendeley API from a client-side application to retrieve documents and see usage statistics.
Ruby Catalog Search
Ruby Catalog Search is an example script that is meant o demonstrate how one can interface with the Mendeley API from a Ruby application. Ruby Catalog Search is a command-line script that takes a file argument and searches for the same file to determine if the file has already been added to the Mendelley directory.
Ruby Identifier Catalog Search
This code example demonstrates a Ruby application that consumes the Mendeley API. This simple tool places unique identifiers in a a command line interface and then searches the catalog using the unique term.
Mendeley API Python Catalog Example
This source code demonstrates how to use the Mendely Python SDK to construct an application that consumes the Mendeley API. The tool is a command-line script that retrieves the number of people that have read a specific Mendeley document.
Mendeley API Python Example
This example project demonstrates how developers can create applications using the Mendeley API and the Mendely Python SDK. The end result is a website interface that allows a user to see their Mendeley documents, library, and annotations, with the ability to search for a document with a unique identifier. The Mendeley API Python Example is build with Flask and Jinja2.
Mendeley Python SDK This Python SDK provides a link to the Mendely API for applications in Python. The SDK provides...
Mendeley Android SDK This SDK allows mobile developers to build Android apps that interface with Mendeley. The SDK will...
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rOpenSci
rOpenSci offers packages that provide programmatic access to a warehouse of data repositories, with a focus on scholarly works. rOpenSci uses the Mendeley API as a source for scholarly articles.
Scholarley
Scholarley is the unofficial Android client for viewing and managing Mendeley documents from an Android device. Mendeley users can open documents and attachments, and sort documents by artist, folder, group, author, and tags. Due to limitations on the Mendeley API, annotations are not supported in Scholarley.
Altmetric Explorer
Altmetric aggregates mentions of scholarly articles from many sources, providing a web interface to view analytics. It also provides badges that can be embedded into websites. The Altmetric tool is good for publishers, institutions, and researchers that want to witness the the impact of their published work, along with related social engagement. Altmetric uses the Mendeley API as a source for scholarly articles.
KinSync
KinSync is a web application that automatically sends documents from a user's Mendeley account to their Kindle. The app resizes documents, formatting them to fit the Kindle's 6" screen. The app eliminates the extra step of downloading documents to a PC to then export to a Kindle. Users of KinSync may opt to only sync new documents so as to not clutter their Kindle with outdated content.
PaperShip
PaperShip is an app that allows users to annotate & share documents. The app syncs with a user's Mendeley and Zotero accounts. The app is available on the Mac Store for iPad, iPhone, and Mac Desktop.
Science Stack Select and Search Science Stack Select and Search
Select any section of a webpage in Firefox and find related scientific and research papers. A resource for any scientist, literary writer or researcher in any field.
Science Stack Science Stack
Science Stack is a powerful tool for researchers that combines Mendeley and PloS searches with innovative ways of interacting with the search functionality (like "select and search" in Firefox).
ReaderMeter ReaderMeter
ReaderMeter displays author statistics based on readership data obtained from Mendeley. It also shows readership breakdown for individual publications and offers a JSON interface to its contents.