Introduction to Mendeley


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Introduction to Mendeley

  1. 1. Mendeley Allan Parsons
  2. 2. What Is Mendeley?At the level of the bibliographic entity…Mendeley is a bibliographic managementtool, enabling you:• to cite a text• to create a bibliography of citations• to ‘write and cite’ (integrate with Word)
  3. 3. What Is Mendeley?At the level of the text…Mendeley is a concept managementtool, enabling you:• to filter textual content (using tags)• to search textual content• to collate texts for literature search
  4. 4. What Is Mendeley?At the level of the text collection…Mendeley is an information management andknowledge management tool, enabling you:• to organise a collection of texts (Tags)• to classify sub-collections (Groups and Folders)
  5. 5. What Is Mendeley?At the level of the database…Mendeley forms a research database,enabling you:• to search the collective, crowd-sourced database• to join groups and benefit from others’ collections
  6. 6. What Is Mendeley?At the level of the network…Mendeley is a professional socialnetwork, enabling you:• to find other researchers with similar interests• to collaborate with other researchers
  7. 7. What Is Mendeley?As an element in your relational,professional identity…Mendeley can be integrated with,for example,•• ResearchGate• LinkedIn• Facebook
  8. 8. Step 1: Join Mendeley Online
  9. 9. Step 1: Join Mendeley Online Name and Email
  10. 10. Step 1: Join Mendeley Online Password and Download
  11. 11. Step 2: Create a Profile
  12. 12. Step 2: Create a Profile
  13. 13. Step 3: Start Collecting• Bookmarks toolbar• Direct from database• Download PDF, drag and drop• Download PDF, add file• Download PDF, watch folder• Transfer existing collection• Manually add record
  14. 14. Step 3: Start Collecting Bookmarks toolbar
  15. 15. Step 3: Start Collecting Direct from database Click on database name
  16. 16. Step 3: Start CollectingConduct search and click on Abstract
  17. 17. Step 3: Start CollectingClick on Mendeley icon
  18. 18. Step 3: Start Collecting Download PDF, drag and dropDrag file and drop in Mendeley
  19. 19. Step 3: Start Collecting Download PDF, add filesClick on File, then Add Files, then select files
  20. 20. Step 3: Start Collecting Download PDF, watch folderClick on File, then Watch folder, then select folder from list
  21. 21. Step 4: Bibliographic Management Set bibliographic style Click on View, click on Citation Style, then select preferred style
  22. 22. Step 4: Bibliographic Management Edit bibliographic record Match details from PDF text to fields in bibliographic record, correcting where necessary
  23. 23. Step 5: Information Management Add tags
  24. 24. Step 5: Information Management Check consistency of tags
  25. 25. Step 6: Synchronise desktop and web
  26. 26. Step 7: Create Group Desktop Online
  27. 27. Step 8: Join Group
  28. 28. Step 9: Mendeley Suggest
  29. 29. Step 10: Write and Cite Add-onClick on Tools, then click on Install MS Word Plugin
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