Mendeley for Librarians May 20th 2011 William GunnHead of Academic Outreach firstname.lastname@example.org
Just started using Mendeley. How come I was never told about such a great tool? @litreviewhq I haven't heard of Mendeley but it could be exactly what I'm looking for... Thanks! @enkerli I *love* Mendeley. It's the best thing that has happened to reference management since EndNote Just fyi, Mendeley is pretty awesome on searching research: http://t.co/l0VoRGU @AmandaMichelle I love Mendeley: love the web importer, use it across devices (phone/ipad), and to share readings w/advisors, etc. #phdchat I friggin' LOVE Mendeley!! http://amplicate.com/love/mendeley
What you will learn What problems Mendeley solves What technology Mendeley uses How Mendeley compares How to teach others about Mendeley.
Based in London & New York, Mendeley is researchers, graduates and software developers from... Supported by: ...backed by co-founders and former executives of:
Connecting Scholars in the Cloud Research is a social activity, but the tools and the data aren’t. Databases have incomplete metadata, incompatible licenses prevent remixing and sharing necessary for new insights. Capture the latent info in their process!
Mendeley is not just a reference manager! ...and aggregates research data in the cloud Install Mendeley Desktop Mendeley extracts research data…
What is Mendeley? Mendeley Web: A research catalog of 100M documents from 1M researchers, 80K collaborative groups. Mendeley Desktop: A bit of software that organizes PDFs and helps you write papers.
Mendeley Desktop Set up and manage your reference groups Library showing all your documents (citation or table view) Add tags & notes and edit document details Filter your papers by authors, keywords, tags, or publications
7 ways to add documents to Mendeley You have different options to set up your library:
Add single files or an entire folder
“Watch a folder” to automatically import PDF files
What happens when you add PDFs to Mendeley? EXTRACT UPLOAD
Document details lookup Enter the DOI, PubMed, or ArXiv ID and click on the magnifier glass to start lookup Missing info is added automatically
Web Importer www.mendeley.com/import 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
Usingthe Web Importer On the web page with the reference(s) you want to capture: click on the bookmarklet… …then click on “Import” to import the reference/paper to your Mendeley library. If possible/available, also the associated PDF will be imported.
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
Mendeley and Endnote Why spend money if good free tools exist? 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!