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Mendeley Workshop Presentation


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Presentation presented at the Mendeley Workshop at the University of Warwick by Salma Patel.

Presentation presented at the Mendeley Workshop at the University of Warwick by Salma Patel.

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  • 1. www.mendeley.comSalma PatelDoctoral ResearcherWMG, University of Workshop: Organising References using Mendeley University of Warwick Library 16th of Feb 2012
  • 2. Just started using Mendeley. How come I was never told about such a great tool? @litreviewhq I havent heard of Mendeley but it could be exactly what Im looking for... Thanks! @enkerli I *love* Mendeley. Its the best thing that has happened to reference management since EndNote Just fyi, Mendeley is pretty awesome on searching @AmandaMichelle I love research: Mendeley: love the web importer, use it across devices (phone/ipad), and to share readings w/advisors, etc. #phdchat I friggin LOVE Mendeley!!
  • 3. Agenda What is Mendeley? Creating your library Managing your documents & references Citing References & generating bibliographies Sharing references & collaborating using groups Mendeley Web Mendeley iPhone & iPad app Mendeley vs EndNote Support with Mendeley
  • 4. What is Mendeley?
  • 5. Based in London, Mendeley are 30+ researchers, graduates andsoftware developers from... Supported by: ...backed by co-founders and former executives of:
  • 6. 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.
  • 7. Creating your library
  • 8. 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
  • 9. 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
  • 10. Document details lookupEnter the DOI, PubMed, or ArXiv ID andclick on the magnifier glass to start lookupMissing info is added automatically
  • 11. Web 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
  • 12. 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.
  • 13. Synchronize and manage your library online You can also add references and edit & manage your library online
  • 14. Managing your documents & references
  • 15. 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
  • 16. Search as you type
  • 17. Full text search in Mendeley’s PDF viewer
  • 18. Annotate and highlight
  • 19. Mendeley‘s File Organizer You can find the File Organizer in Tools > Options > File Organizer
  • 20. Citing references & generating bibliographies
  • 21. Citing in Word & Open OfficeClick on “Insert Citation” in Word Highlight the paper(s) you want to cite
  • 22. 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
  • 23. Sharing references &collaborating using groups
  • 24. 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
  • 25. Create Groups in Mendeley Desktop Private groups contain the full text. Public groups share references only.
  • 26. Create Groups in Mendeley Desktop You can also create groups online.
  • 27. Mendeley Web
  • 28. Mendeley WebMendeley Web is three things…• Crowdsourced catalog of research• A social network of researchers and documents• A web service for research data & stats
  • 29. Your Online Profile 1 - Click to view your profile2 – View Profile: Research field, Publications,Awards and Grants, Biographical Information, CV, Contact Information
  • 30. Search People 2 – You can search…1 – Some statistics about your publication
  • 31. Search the Mendeley Research Catalog
  • 32. Get readership information on papers
  • 33. Mendeley iPhone and iPad app
  • 34. Mendeley iPhone App (Free!)
  • 35. Mendeley vs EndNote
  • 36. Owned by scholars• Overkill for just collecting papers and inserting citations• Beholden to their existing base, can’t innovate• Tools of scholarship should be in the hands of scholars!• Mendeley constantly updates.
  • 37. Support with Mendeley
  • 38. Join the the University of Warwick group on Mendeley
  • 39. Mendeley Support They usually reply within 2 hours via email.
  • 40. Leave feedback and see what’s coming next Visit to see what others are saying, leave feedback, request features or report bugs.
  • 41. @salma_patel