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A presentation run for ScHARR staff and students showing them the benefits of the social reference management tool Mendeley

A presentation run for ScHARR staff and students showing them the benefits of the social reference management tool Mendeley

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  • Image used with Creative Commons By Attribution Licence Some rights reserved by xavi talleda http://www.flickr.com/photos/xavitalleda/5342708338/
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  • Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research. Automatically generate bibliographies Collaborate easily with other researchers online Easily import papers from other research software Find relevant papers based on what you’re reading Access your papers from anywhere online Read papers on the go, with their iPhone app or the unofficial Android apps
  • •A web-based reference management system •Allows you to store references to books, book chapters, journal articles, websites, etc •Importing a reference can be as simple as a single click of your mouse •You can ‘tag’ references with keywords that will help you to retrieve them later •Allows you to both import to, and export from, traditional electronic reference management systems including Reference Manager and EndNote •Allows you to generate bibliographies in formats such as Harvard, Chicago, MLA and Vancouver
  • •Better still, Mendeley is a discovery tool and allows you to locate references that other users have found •You can keep your own references private or make them public for other users to access •Can be helpful in drawing attention to your own publications and any that are generated by your research project
  • What are the benefits? Primarily, Mendeley is a SHARED resource - all members of a research team can access it Secondly, it is COLLABORATIVE - all the members of the research team can contribute their own knowledge and be involved in the information-gathering process Thirdly, it is MOBILE - you can access your references from any place that has a computer and internet connection
  • Mendeley comes in two flavours Off-line – downloadable software version On-line Web based, social network, searchable database version Use both…
  • Mobile apps 15/08/2013 © The University of Sheffield 8 Go Mobile
  • It is free…but you can pay for more 15/08/2013 © The University of Sheffield 9
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  • Let’s Begin… Go to http://www.mendeley.com/ Sign up for a FREE account
  • Remember Download the Mendeley Guide http://www.mendeley.com/downloads/Getting_Started_ Guide.pdf Download Mendeley onto your PC Install the Web Importer Add the Citation button to Word To synch your library!!!!! Also. Try looking for peers/contacts/potential collaborators and them and their references!
  • Other Notable tools 15/08/2013 © The University of Sheffield 19
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  • Other notable tools 15/08/2013 © The University of Sheffield http://vimeo.com/62162465
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  • For further Mendeley/Reference Management support go to: Mendeley http://www.mendeley.com/getting-started/ http://www.mendeley.com/faq/ ScHARR Library ScHARR Library enquiry desk Tel: (0114) 222 5420 @scharrlib ScHARR Library Information Skills tutorials