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A presentation on the merits of using Mendeley to manage your academic research papers

A presentation on the merits of using Mendeley to manage your academic research papers

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  • The Social Academic Network Using Mendeley to manage your papers, find hot research and make connections.
  • •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 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…
  • It is free, but you can pay for more
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