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Introduction to Mendeley


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A quick introduction to the basics of Mendeley

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Introduction to Mendeley

  1. 1. Taubman Health Sciences Library
  2. 2. What is Mendeley? Mendeley is free academic software (Win, Mac & Linux) to manage, share, read, annotate and cite your research papers... ...and a research network to manage your papers online, discover research trends and statistics, and to connect to like-minded researchers.
  3. 3. Your library Organize your references into groups.
  4. 4. Your library Library with all your documents. Add tags & notes and edit document details
  5. 5. Your library Filter your papers by authors, keywords, tags, or publications
  6. 6. Creating your library You can add references in many ways: • Add single files or an entire folder You can also: • Add existing EndNote/BibTeX/RIS databases • Use the Mendeley Web Importer to add from online databases • Add from the Mendeley Research Catalog
  7. 7. Adding your papers Best of all, you can drag and drop PDFs into Mendeley Desktop (it’s magic!) & Mendeley will try to extract the document details automatically.
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  9. 9. Filling in the details: lookup Enter the DOI, PubMed, or ArXiv ID and click on the magnifier glass to start lookup Missing info is added automatically
  10. 10. Using the 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 to your Mendeley library. If available, the associated PDF will be imported also.
  11. 11. Synchronize and manage your library online You can add references & edit & manage your library online.
  12. 12. Manage your library Open attached PDF files in integrated viewer
  13. 13. PDF viewer
  14. 14. Annotate and highlight your PDFs
  15. 15. Manage your library Documents can be marked read/unread Star your favorite papers
  16. 16. Search your library- begins as soon as you type
  17. 17. Mendeley‘s File Organizer You can find the File Organizer to create subfolders in Tools > Options
  18. 18. Citing in Word & Open Office Click on “Insert Citation” in Word Highlight the paper(s) you want to cite
  19. 19. Citing in Word & Open Office Citation will appear in the style you selected. To create a bibliography, just click at the end of your document!
  20. 20. Share references with Mendeley Groups Groups can be private or public (invite only or open) Public groups only have the reference details – no full text. Private groups contain the full text, including notes & annotations. View the group online – other users can request to join or simply follow the activity of the group
  21. 21. Create your professional research profile
  22. 22. Search the Mendeley Research Catalog
  23. 23. Get readership information on papers
  24. 24. Leave feedback and see what’s coming next Visit to see what others are saying, leave feedback, request features or report bugs.
  25. 25. Taubman Health Sciences Library