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  • Mendeley Reference ManagerGetting started!

    AQ

    November 18, 2015

  • Outline

    Mendeley; an introduction

    Getting started Building profile

    Creating library

    Managing documents and references

    Inserting citations and generating bibliography

    Sharing data with groups

    Demonstration of important procedures

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  • Introduction

  • Introduction

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  • Introduction

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  • How Mendeley helps

    1. All your research in one place Work from different workstations, 2GB of personal workspace

    2. Read and annotate on the go Highlight, annotate and add sticky notes

    3. Citation and bibliographies The style of your choice, compatible with text editor e.g. MS Word

    4. Sharing and collaboration Share reading lists, references or full-text articles

    5. Showcasing your work Connect with colleagues, peers or classmates, share your published research

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  • Getting started

  • Installation

    Make an account and public profile @ https://www.mendeley.com Online maintenance of library, sharing, collaboration etc.

    Download the installation file https://www.mendeley.com/download-mendeley-desktop/

    Installing word plugin Close MS Word

    Mendeley Desktop go to Tools > Install Plugin.

    On text processor, go to View > Toolbars and select the Mendeley toolbar.

    You should then be able to see the buttons 'Insert Citation', 'Insert Bibliography', etc.

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  • Creating library

    Adding files for Citation and referencing Search literature through Mendeleys Literature Search

    Citation data auto generated

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  • Creating library

    Adding files for Citation and referencing Search literature through Mendeleys Literature Search

    Manually add/import files Add only citation data

    Journals, magazinesprovide citation filesfor each of their publication

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  • Creating library

    Adding files for Citation and referencing Search literature through Mendeleys Literature Search

    Manually add/import files Import PDF and Mendeley generates the citation data

    Article also included in library for reading/ reviewing

    Works well for most documents, older documents converted to PDF from other formats (scans, images) often fails to capture the required citation information. As a result manual correction/ update of data is required.

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  • Creating library

    Adding files for Citation and referencing Search literature through Mendeleys Literature Search

    Manually add/import files

    Web Importer The Web Importer lets you import references and documents from over 30

    academic databases.

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  • Managing documents and references

    Organize into folders

    Mark documents as read/ un-read

    Watch folders option allows automatic import of PDFs into Mendeley once any new file is added to the folder being watched

    Sorting files into folders based on authors, journals

    Variety of citation styles

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  • Inserting citations & generating bibliographies

    In text editor e.g. MS Word 2013 References > Insert citation

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  • Inserting citations & generating bibliographies

    In text editor e.g. MS Word 2013 References > Insert citation

    Search by author, title or year in My LibraryAdd multiple citations

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  • Inserting citations & generating bibliographies

    In text editor e.g. MS Word 2013 References > Insert citation

    Search by author, title or year in My Library

    Directly go to Mendeley and select the file

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  • Sharing reference with group

    Create group

    Discover group

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  • For more help!

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  • Thank you

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  • Credits

    Mendeley desktop

    Mendeley web @ https://www.mendeley.com

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