Mendeley: On the Web and on Your Desktop

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An overview of Mendeley, social software for managing and sharing research papers, with both desktop and a web applications.

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Mendeley: On the Web and on Your Desktop

  1. 1. Carol Shannon [email_address] UM Health Sciences Libraries Social Bibliography on the Web and on Your Desktop © 2009 Regents of the University of Michigan
  2. 2. Social Bibliography Tools <ul><li>Free, easy-to-use, web-based programs that combine reference management with networking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organize, tag, & annotate references </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share papers with colleagues </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Examples: CiteULike, Connotea, Labmeeting, Mendeley, Papers </li></ul><ul><li>Differ in precise details, including platform (for example, Papers is for Macs only) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Mendeley <ul><li>Works with PC, Mac, & Linux platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Work on your desktop & on the web </li></ul><ul><li>Automatically extracts metadata & references from articles you import </li></ul><ul><li>Browser bookmarklet captures metadata from web sites easily </li></ul><ul><li>Full-text searching throughout your library </li></ul><ul><li>Automatically renames your PDFs </li></ul><ul><li>Insert citations into Word & OpenOffice documents & automatically create bibliographies </li></ul>
  4. 4. Mendeley <ul><li>Helps you discover research trends in your field & statistics about your own publications </li></ul><ul><li>Lets you create a profile & follow the work of other researchers </li></ul><ul><li>Now works with CiteULike </li></ul>
  5. 5. Mendeley—keep in mind <ul><li>Still in beta </li></ul><ul><li>Will start charging for some features in the near future </li></ul><ul><li>BUT what’s free now will remain free </li></ul>
  6. 6. Mendeley Desktop
  7. 7. Mendeley Desktop Groups & Filters
  8. 8. Mendeley Desktop References
  9. 9. Mendeley Desktop References
  10. 10. Mendeley Desktop Tags & Notes, Metadata, References
  11. 11. Mendeley Desktop Tags & Notes, Metadata, References
  12. 12. Mendeley Desktop Metadata
  13. 13. Mendeley Desktop References
  14. 14. Mendeley Desktop Groups
  15. 15. Mendeley Desktop Groups
  16. 16. Mendeley Desktop Groups Just drag & drop citations into the group
  17. 17. Mendeley Desktop Editing Metadata
  18. 18. Mendeley Desktop Editing Metadata
  19. 19. Mendeley Desktop Synch web & desktop libraries
  20. 20. Mendeley Desktop Link to web
  21. 21. Mendeley Web
  22. 22. Mendeley Web
  23. 23. Mendeley Web Library
  24. 24. Mendeley Web Library
  25. 25. Mendeley Web Library
  26. 26. Mendeley Web Editing the record
  27. 27. Mendeley Web Editing the record
  28. 28. Mendeley Web Edited record
  29. 29. Mendeley Web Create a personal profile
  30. 30. Mendeley Web S earch for Other Researchers
  31. 31. Mendeley Web S earch for Other Researchers
  32. 32. Mendeley Web Researcher Profile
  33. 33. Mendeley User Forum
  34. 34. Mendeley User Forum
  35. 35. Mendeley Web Statistics—General
  36. 36. Mendeley Web Statistics—General
  37. 37. Mendeley Web Statistics—General
  38. 38. Mendeley Web Statistics—General
  39. 39. Mendeley Web Statistics—General
  40. 40. Mendeley Web Statistics—General
  41. 41. Mendeley Web Statistics—My Library
  42. 42. Mendeley Web Find something you like? Just click.
  43. 43. Mendeley Web Add it to your library
  44. 44. Mendeley Web D ownload it easily
  45. 45. Mendeley Adding references to your library <ul><li>Drag & drop PDFs </li></ul><ul><li>Import from databases using the Mendeley bookmarklet </li></ul><ul><li>And, of course, manually </li></ul>
  46. 46. Mendeley Bookmarklet
  47. 47. Mendeley Bookmarklet <ul><li>With a few click, import references from databases </li></ul><ul><li>References import one at a time </li></ul><ul><li>Can add tags & click to view online, if you wish </li></ul>
  48. 48. Mendeley Bookmarklet
  49. 49. Mendeley Bookmarklet
  50. 50. Mendeley Bookmarklet
  51. 51. Using another bibliographic management program? <ul><li>Mendeley currently supports importing and exporting EndNote XML files, RIS files and BibTeX files. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s simple to export files. I’ll show you how to do this in EndNote. </li></ul>
  52. 52. Import from EndNote to Mendeley Export your EndNote library or group & save to desktop
  53. 53. Import from EndNote to Mendeley Choose your file, Save as type “XML”, & output style (RIS)
  54. 54. Import from EndNote to Mendeley
  55. 55. Import from EndNote to Mendeley Click “Open” & you’re done!
  56. 56. Mendeley & Word Inserting citations
  57. 57. Mendeley & Word Inserting citations
  58. 58. Mendeley & Word Inserting citations
  59. 59. Mendeley & Word Inserting a bibliography 1. Select your output style. 2. Place your cursor where you want your bibliography to start. 3. Click “Insert Bibliography.”
  60. 60. Mendeley & Word Inserting a bibliography
  61. 61. Mendeley: Social Bibliography on the Web and on Your Desktop To find these slides: Bootcamp: http://www.dent.umich.edu/informatics/bootcamp/ • Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/umhealthscienceslibraries/

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