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Mendeley at ALDinHE

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9th ALDinHE Conference: University of Leeds …

9th ALDinHE Conference: University of Leeds
"Learning Development in a digital age: emerging literacies and learning spaces"
2-4 April 2012

Pre-conference workshop.

Source: http://www.mendeley.com

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    • 1. www.mendeley.comAnna SeabourneAcademic Skills Adviser, University of LeedsPhD Student, University of Manchester ALDinHE Conference University of Leeds 2 April 2012
    • 2. Agenda What is Mendeley? Your profile Creating your library Managing your documents & references Inserting citations & generating bibliographies Sharing references using groupsPractical session
    • 3. What is Mendeley?
    • 4. Based in London, Mendeley are 30+ researchers, graduates andsoftware developers from... Supported by: ...backed by co-founders and former executives of:
    • 5. 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 to manageyour papers online, discover researchtrends and statistics, and to connect tolike-minded researchers.
    • 6. Your profile
    • 7. 1 - Click to view your profile2 – View Profile: Research field, Publications,Awards and Grants, Biographical Information, CV, Contact Information
    • 8. 2 – You can search…1 – Some statistics about your publication
    • 9. Creating your library
    • 10. What is Mendeley? Set up and manage your reference groupsLibrary showing all your documents (citation or table view) Add tags & notes and edit document detailsFilter your papers by authors, keywords, tags, or publications
    • 11. Adding your papersYou have different options to set up your library:• Add single files or an entire folder• “Watch a folder” to automatically import PDF files• Drag and drop PDFs into Mendeley Desktop… and Mendeley will try to extract the document details automaticallyYou can also:• Add existing EndNote/BibTeX/RIS databases• Sync with other reference management webapps• Use Mendeley Web Importer to add from online databases• Add from the Mendeley Research Catalog
    • 12. Document details lookupEnter the DOI, PubMed, or ArXiv ID andclick on the magnifier glass to start lookupMissing info is added automatically
    • 13. Web Importerwww.mendeley.com/import To install the Web Importer, drag & drop the bookmarklet to your Favorites/Bookmarks in your internet browser Supported sites The Web Importer helps you grab citations off the web
    • 14. Using the Web ImporterOn the web page with …then click on “Import” to importthe reference(s) you the reference/paper to yourwant to capture: click on Mendeley library. Ifthe bookmarklet… possible/available, also the associated PDF will be imported.
    • 15. Synchronize and manage your library online You can also add references and edit & manage your library online
    • 16. Managing your documents & references
    • 17. Manage your libraryOpen attached PDF files in integrated viewerDocuments can be marked read/unread Star your favorite papers Filter by authors, tags, publications or keywords
    • 18. Search as you type
    • 19. Full text search in Mendeley’s PDF viewer
    • 20. Annotate and highlight
    • 21. Mendeley‘s File Organizer You can find the File Organizer in Tools > Options > File Organizer
    • 22. Citing and sharing references
    • 23. Citing in Word & Open OfficeClick on “Insert Citation” in Word Highlight the paper(s) you want to cite
    • 24. Citing in Word & Open Office Citation will show up based on selected style Generate a bibliography in one click! Cite into Google documents or other editors by copy & paste
    • 25. Share references with Mendeley Groups Groups can be private or public (invite only or open) View the group online –Public groups only have the reference details – no other users can request tofull text. Private groups contain the full text join or simply follow theincluding notes & annotations. activity of the group
    • 26. Create Groups in Mendeley Desktop Private groups contain the full text. Public groups share references only.
    • 27. Create Groups in Mendeley Desktop You can also create groups online.
    • 28. Create your professional research profile
    • 29. Search the Mendeley Research Catalog
    • 30. Get readership information on papers
    • 31. Leave feedback and see what’s coming next Visit http://feedback.mendeley.com to see what others are saying, leave feedback, request features or report bugs.
    • 32. Help Spread the Word About Mendeley Our global network of advisors help test new features and introduce Mendeley to friends and colleagues.Apply to be an Advisor at www.mendeley.com/advisors/
    • 33. www.mendeley.com
    • 34. Useful references• http://sandbox.vidric.com/mendeley/index.php• http://www.mendeley.com/groups/1932651/ald