Almost Famous  Boost your research profile, collaborate and share using Mendeley

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IAALD Webinar by Luz Marina Alvare (IFPRI), 8 April 2011

IAALD Webinar by Luz Marina Alvare (IFPRI), 8 April 2011

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  • 1. Almost Famous   Boost your research profile, collaborate and share using Mendeley
    • IAALD Webinar
    • Luz Marina Alvaré
    • International Food Policy Research Institute
    • April 8, 2011
  • 2. Mendeley http://www.mendeley.com
    • a reference manager and academic social network…
    • 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
  • 3. Why we are using it… Details Description Cost
    • Free up to…
      • 1 GB Web space
      • 5 Private groups
      • 10 Users
      • https://www.mendeley.com/upgrade
    Desktop and website application Syncs desktop and website application Automatic citation extraction from PDFs
    • Just drag & drop PDFs into Mendeley Desktop
    • Mendeley detects subject keywords within your PDFs
    • Cross-checks your research paper collection against external databases like CrossRef, PubMed, arXiv, or Google Scholar, using DOIs and other unique identifiers
    Share References References can be shared with others by creating a Public or Shared (restricted) collection Support for hand-held devices iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad Direct import/export Book marklet to import http://www.mendeley.com/import/ Citation styles
    • About 1200 styles
    • More coming
    • Working on creating our own styles
    DOI Pulls all the citation details Duplicate record detection Detects duplicate records PDF markup/annotation Annotate and write notes in PDF documents Cite/create bibliographies Generate citations and bibliographies in Word, OpenOffice, Google Docs, LaTeX, and any other text editor Import from & sync with other reference managers Imports your existing BibTex, RIS, and EndNote libraries Citation style clipboard http://www.mendeley.com/citationstyles/ Browsers Works with Firefox and IE Social networking Members, Followers Sharing and collaboration features Groups, embedding
  • 4. Syncs Desktop & Web
    • Desktop – a free academic software to manage, share, read, annotate and cite your research papers
    • Web - a research network to manage your papers online, discover research trends and statistics, and to connect to like-minded researchers
  • 5. Set up and manage your collections Set up and manage your collections Filter your papers by authors, keywords, tags, or publications Library showing all your documents (citation or table view)
  • 6. Creating Library- Adding papers
    • You have different options to set up your library:
    • Add single files or an entire folder
    • Add existing EndNote/BibTeX/RIS databases, or…
    • “ Watch a folder” to automatically import PDF files
    … drag & drop PDF files into the library pane… … and Mendeley will try to extract the document details automatically Add tags & notes and edit document details
  • 7. Supported Sites for Importing Documents
  • 8. Synchronize and manage your library online Synchronize your library You can also add references and edit & manage your library online
  • 9. Full text search in Mendeley’s PDF viewer
  • 10. Annotate and highlight
  • 11. Cite & Create bibliographies in Word “ Send citation” to Word
  • 12. Creating Groups and Edit Settings
  • 13. Web Profile
  • 14. Discover research statistics
  • 15. Embed your publications/profile on other websites Example: http://www.ifpri.org/staffprofile/maximo-torero
  • 16. Mendeley and operating systems http://www.mendeley.com/download-mendeley-desktop/ Getting Started with Mendeley http://www.mendeley.com/getting-started/
  • 17. Mix ,re-mix,embed
    • Create alerts + searches( Google Scholar, Repec,Worldcat ScienceDirect… )
  • 18. Mix, re-mix ,embed
    • Mix them in your Mendeley account
  • 19. Mix, remix, embed
    • Embed your bio or collection in websites, conferences, intranet. Do it once!
    Same information repurposed for different sites IFPRI Intranet IFPRI website