Mendeley Workshop Presentation


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

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Mendeley Workshop Presentation

  1. 1. www.mendeley.comSalma PatelDoctoral ResearcherWMG, University of Workshop: Organising References using Mendeley University of Warwick Library 16th of Feb 2012
  2. 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. 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. 4. What is Mendeley?
  5. 5. Based in London, Mendeley are 30+ researchers, graduates andsoftware developers from... Supported by: ...backed by co-founders and former executives of:
  6. 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. 7. Creating your library
  8. 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. 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. 10. Document details lookupEnter the DOI, PubMed, or ArXiv ID andclick on the magnifier glass to start lookupMissing info is added automatically
  11. 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. 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. 13. Synchronize and manage your library online You can also add references and edit & manage your library online
  14. 14. Managing your documents & references
  15. 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. 16. Search as you type
  17. 17. Full text search in Mendeley’s PDF viewer
  18. 18. Annotate and highlight
  19. 19. Mendeley‘s File Organizer You can find the File Organizer in Tools > Options > File Organizer
  20. 20. Citing references & generating bibliographies
  21. 21. Citing in Word & Open OfficeClick on “Insert Citation” in Word Highlight the paper(s) you want to cite
  22. 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. 23. Sharing references &collaborating using groups
  24. 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. 25. Create Groups in Mendeley Desktop Private groups contain the full text. Public groups share references only.
  26. 26. Create Groups in Mendeley Desktop You can also create groups online.
  27. 27. Mendeley Web
  28. 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. 29. Your Online Profile 1 - Click to view your profile2 – View Profile: Research field, Publications,Awards and Grants, Biographical Information, CV, Contact Information
  30. 30. Search People 2 – You can search…1 – Some statistics about your publication
  31. 31. Search the Mendeley Research Catalog
  32. 32. Get readership information on papers
  33. 33. Mendeley iPhone and iPad app
  34. 34. Mendeley iPhone App (Free!)
  35. 35. Mendeley vs EndNote
  36. 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. 37. Support with Mendeley
  38. 38. Join the the University of Warwick group on Mendeley
  39. 39. Mendeley Support They usually reply within 2 hours via email.
  40. 40. Leave feedback and see what’s coming next Visit to see what others are saying, leave feedback, request features or report bugs.
  41. 41. @salma_patel