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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    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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