Almost Famous Boost your research profile, collaborate and share using Mendeley<br />IAALD Webinar<br />Luz Marina Alvaré<br />International Food Policy Research Institute<br />April 8, 2011<br />
Mendeleyhttp://www.mendeley.com<br />a reference manager and academic social network…<br /><ul><li>Assists - cataloguing and managing your academic papers and articles
Shares - academic and scientific knowledge with selected colleagues
Discovers - academic knowledge and allows detailed search of academic papers
Put - in touch with like-minded people and facilitate research projects</li></li></ul><li>Why we are using it…<br />
Syncs Desktop & Web<br />Desktop – a free academic software to manage, share, read, annotate and cite your research papers<br />Web - a research network to manage your papers online, discover research trends and statistics, and to connect to like-minded researchers<br />
Set up and manage your collections<br />Set up and manage your collections<br />Library showing all your documents (citation or table view)<br />Filter your papers by authors, keywords, tags, or publications<br />
Creating Library- Adding papers<br />You have different options to set up your library:<br /><ul><li>Add single files or an entire folder
“Watch a folder” to automatically import PDF files</li></ul>…drag & drop PDF files into the library pane…<br />Add tags & notes and edit document details<br />… and Mendeley will try to extract the document details automatically<br />
Mix,re-mix,embed<br />Mix them in your Mendeley account<br />
Mix, remix, embed<br />Embed your bio or collection in websites, conferences, intranet. Do it once!<br />IFPRI website<br />IFPRI Intranet<br />Same information repurposed for different sites<br />
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