NETWORKING AND E-COLLABORATION:
MENDELEY'S TOOLS
FOR RESEARCH GROUPS
Francesca Concia
20.03.2014 EDUCAFE, METID – Politecn...
THE CLAIM
It’s time to change the way we do research!
Collaborate easily with other researchers online.
Connect with colleagues and securely share your
papers, notes and annota...
3 STEPS TO COLLABORATE
Joinorcreateagroup
-public
-private ShareDocuments
-yours
-of others
Communicate
-comment
-start
di...
There are three types of groups:
Private groups - These private groups are visible only to
members, who can share papers a...
Joining a public group is easy and let you
 to read up on new topics,
 to find ongoing research,
 to follow curated bib...
CREATE, JOIN OR FOLLOW A GROUP!
Group owners
• Create and set the
group
• Invite and accept
people
Group members
• Share r...
INVITE OR ACCEPT AN INVITATION!
The group owner
can invite colleagues,
sending a message
The invited colleague
receives an...
Upgrade
- to share and collaborate with up to 50 people
- to create unlimited number of private groups
- to get unlimited ...
You can refine your search to full-text PDFs
DISCOVER PAPERS!
SAVE THE PAPER TO YOUR LIBRARY!
SHARE PAPERS!
Mendeley desktop
FIND THE PAPER IN YOUR LIBRARY!
ANNOTE THE SHARING PAPER!
Group members can:
• see added papers and folders
to the group on their newsfeed
• comment and like to start discussion
• ...
LOOK AT THE MESSAGE BOX
PhD Students
Postdoctoral Researchers
Professors/Lecturers
Masters Students
Academic Researchers
Librarians
Commercial R&D...
PhD Students
Postdoctoral Researchers
Professors/Lecturers
Masters Students
Academic Researchers
USERS ADVANTAGES - 1
To c...
Librarians
Commercial R&D Professionals
Undergraduates
Government/NGO Researchers
Other Professionals
USERS ADVANTAGES - 2...
USER SUPPORT
- Guides
- Videotutorials
- FAQ
A MENDELEY BOOK
http://blog.mendeley.com/community-relations/mendeley-advisor-writes-a-book-about-mendeley/
COMPARISON
OF REFERENCE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_reference_manag
ement_software
Whic...
http://www.mendeley.com/mendeley-institutional-edition/
https://www.mendeley.com/upgrade/storage
https://www.mendeley.com/...
A quali problemi
effettivamente riscontrati
Mendeley
offre una risposta?
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  1. 1. NETWORKING AND E-COLLABORATION: MENDELEY'S TOOLS FOR RESEARCH GROUPS Francesca Concia 20.03.2014 EDUCAFE, METID – Politecnico di Milano
  2. 2. THE CLAIM It’s time to change the way we do research!
  3. 3. Collaborate easily with other researchers online. Connect with colleagues and securely share your papers, notes and annotations. Discover papers, people and public groups. Share bibliographies with your colleagues through a private group. THE PROMISE
  4. 4. 3 STEPS TO COLLABORATE Joinorcreateagroup -public -private ShareDocuments -yours -of others Communicate -comment -start discussions -watch progress
  5. 5. There are three types of groups: Private groups - These private groups are visible only to members, who can share papers and notes. Invite-only groups - These groups are visible to the public, but each has an owner who administers the group. Open groups - Anyone can join and contribute to these groups. They’ll be a great way to build community-driven collections of literature around a subject. MENDELEY GROPUS
  6. 6. Joining a public group is easy and let you  to read up on new topics,  to find ongoing research,  to follow curated bibliographies  to get involved in discussions,  to build an online presence,  to create an academic profile,  to upload your papers,  to publicize your research,  to discover new collaborators. JOIN A PUBLIC GROUP!
  7. 7. CREATE, JOIN OR FOLLOW A GROUP! Group owners • Create and set the group • Invite and accept people Group members • Share resources with others • Get notified when others share resources to the group Group followers • Browse all shared resources • Get notified when others share resources to the group • Anyone can follow
  8. 8. INVITE OR ACCEPT AN INVITATION! The group owner can invite colleagues, sending a message The invited colleague receives an email notification
  9. 9. Upgrade - to share and collaborate with up to 50 people - to create unlimited number of private groups - to get unlimited group library space THE TEAM PLAN Free account has some restrictions about: - number of papers - number of members: only 3
  10. 10. You can refine your search to full-text PDFs DISCOVER PAPERS!
  11. 11. SAVE THE PAPER TO YOUR LIBRARY!
  12. 12. SHARE PAPERS! Mendeley desktop
  13. 13. FIND THE PAPER IN YOUR LIBRARY!
  14. 14. ANNOTE THE SHARING PAPER!
  15. 15. Group members can: • see added papers and folders to the group on their newsfeed • comment and like to start discussion • watch projects progress over time • see when a group member adds a note, highlight or summary to a group document COMMUNICATE!
  16. 16. LOOK AT THE MESSAGE BOX
  17. 17. PhD Students Postdoctoral Researchers Professors/Lecturers Masters Students Academic Researchers Librarians Commercial R&D Professionals Undergraduates Government Researchers NGO Researchers Other Professionals USERS
  18. 18. PhD Students Postdoctoral Researchers Professors/Lecturers Masters Students Academic Researchers USERS ADVANTAGES - 1 To complete thesis proposal To work online with other people To share documents To find useful resources To find like minded individuals To streamline the collaborative writing process To store and sort papers To search within collection To make references in texts To receive suggestions about articles
  19. 19. Librarians Commercial R&D Professionals Undergraduates Government/NGO Researchers Other Professionals USERS ADVANTAGES - 2 To create a profile To find experts in every field To share reading lists and discover what others are reading To organize knowledge To understand where the research is going to To connect with an author To create an online presence To collaborate on project with specific topics
  20. 20. USER SUPPORT - Guides - Videotutorials - FAQ
  21. 21. A MENDELEY BOOK http://blog.mendeley.com/community-relations/mendeley-advisor-writes-a-book-about-mendeley/
  22. 22. COMPARISON OF REFERENCE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_reference_manag ement_software Which one is the best reference management software? The answer is: It depends, because different people have different needs. https://www.docear.org/2014/01/15/comprehensive- comparison-of-reference-managers-mendeley-vs-zotero-vs- docear/
  23. 23. http://www.mendeley.com/mendeley-institutional-edition/ https://www.mendeley.com/upgrade/storage https://www.mendeley.com/upgrade/team/ UPGRADE To have more group members To have a bigger storage To monitor the research activity in the istitution
  24. 24. A quali problemi effettivamente riscontrati Mendeley offre una risposta?

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