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www.mendeley.comTonia Dousay[Mendeley Advisor] GREPIT University of Georgia October 21, 2011
Agenda1. What is Mendeley?2. Creating your library3. Managing your documents & references4. Inserting citations & generating bibliographies
What is Mendeley? Mendeley is free academic software (Win, Mac & Linux) to manage, share, read, annotate and cite your research papers......and a research network tomanage your papers online,discover research trends andstatistics, and to connect tolike-minded researchers.
Mendeley Desktop Setup and Library; displays all Details or notes manage of the articles about individual collections within a collection articlesFilter displayed articles by author, keywords, tags, or publication
Adding Articles1. Add single files2. Add a folder3. Watch a Folder to auto import files4. Add article details manually5. Drag & drop articles into MD Mendeley will attempt to extract document details automatically Other options: 1. Add EndNote/BibTeX/RIS databases 2. Sync with other ref mgmt apps (Zotero) 3. Use the Mendeley Web Importer button 4. Add from the Mendeley Research Catalog
Looking up Article Details by ID Missing details are automatically populatedEnter the DOI, PubMed, or ArXiv ID and click on the magnifier glass to start lookup
Looking up Article Details by Title Missing details are automatically populatedEnter the article title andclick “Search by Title” to start lookup
Tips for Looking Up Articles•Mark an •Double article as check all “Needs details for Review” to accuracy force the process
Managing Your LibraryOpen attached PDFfiles in the integrated viewer Mark documents as read or unread Star your favorite articles
Mendeley’s PDF Viewer Search for words or phrasesHighlight text Annotate
Organizing FilesCheck to select howand where files are Access by going to organized Tools >> Options >> File Organizer
Selecting Citation StyleAccess by going to View >> Citation Style >> [Select Style]
Inserting a CitationInsert cursor at citationpoint >> Press Alt-M >> begin typing author’s name or article title
Using the MS Word Ribbon Click on the References tab Insert a complete bibliography of citations within a documentInsert a citation
Tips for Looking Up Articles• Click “Go • You can • You can To cite edit an Mendeley” multiple inserted if you articles per citation to need help insertion match locating your the quotation article(s) style