Mendeley automatically organizes your references into collections as follows:
You can also create your own folders for different work projects under the Collections header. You just click on the New Collection button that appears under the heading, allowing you to enter the folder name in the blank field. There are two ways to move references from the All References folder to a new folder. You either drag a reference to the folder you want, or select references to move and click Organize > Move to Collection from the bottom bar. In either case, the reference does not disappear from the All References folder.
When you bring references to Mendeley, check that all the necessary reference information has passed correctly. The program may not recognize reference information specifically from references imported in PDF format. If you notice errors in references, do the following:
Reading and annotating references
If you are able to open a reference article in Mendeley, or if you have saved PDFs in Mendeley, you can mark text or make notes on them while reading. The reading view has the following functions:
To the right of the actual article there is a panel where you can see the reference information in the article (Info), all entries made (Annotations), as well as the notebook (Notebook). For example, you can use a notebook to write longer reflections on the topic of the article. To start a new entry in the notebook, click New Page at the bottom of the panel.
Sharing references with others (Private Groups)
You can also share references and PDFs with others in Mendeley, which is convenient, for example, when working on the same project. More detailed instructions for sharing references can be found here.