Mendeley tutorial

Sign up for Mendeley Institutional

The features of the institutional version are the following:

  • 100 GB of personal storage space (instead of 2 GB)
  • 100 GB of storage space in groups (instead of 100 MB)
  • Up to 100 collaborators per group (instead of 25)
  • Up to 1000 groups (instead of 5)


  • Go to the Mendeley home page:
  • Click on Sign In from the top menu bar and a new page will open.
Mendeley "Sign in" option


  • Select the Sign in via your institution option.
"Sign in as institution" option in Mendeley


  • Then enter "Universitat Oberta de Catalunya" in the search box and select the university when it appears at the top of the drop-down list.  
Choose Open University of Catalonia in Mendeley


  • Click on Access through Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.
Access through Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.


  • Log in with your Virtual Campus username and password. 


  • Once signed in, click on your username, go to Settings / Subscription and make sure you have Mendeley Institutional activated.