This is a guide to the material that is covered in the Mendeley workshop/webinar.
Throughout the workshop, there will be some exercises for you to practice using Mendeley. Please complete the following steps before the workshop:
Also remember to fill out the quick pre-survey that was sent to you for us to know a little bit more about your expectations for the workshop and your experience.
Mendeley is a free citation management tool and academic social network that is used to:
It is for users who work extensively with PDFs and value social networking for sharing and discovering.
To find out more about how Mendeley is different from other citation management tools, please see https://guides.library.utoronto.ca/c.php?g=250610&p=1671260.
Mendeley Web is mainly used for connecting researchers. You can:
A step-by-step walkthrough of Mendeley Web will be demonstrated.
Mendeley Desktop is for knowledge production and management. You can:
A live tutorial of how to perform these actions on Mendeley Desktop will be shown.
The Citation Plugin is for Microsoft Word or Libre Office. Please note that you must have Mendeley Desktop installed to use the Citation Plugin. You can:
A demonstration of how to use the Citation Plugin will be given.
Elsevier. (2020). About Mendeley. Retrieved from https://www.elsevier.com/solutions/Mendeley.
Mendeley. (2019). Guides. Retrieved from https://www.mendeley.com/guides.
University of Michigan Library. (2020). Mendeley Basics: Overview. Retrieved from https://guides.lib.umich.edu/c.php?g=283006.
University of Toronto Libraries. (2019). Citation management: Comparison table. Retrieved from https://guides.library.utoronto.ca/c.php?g=250610&p=1671260.
For questions about this workshop, please contact Peter Farrell (Engineering and Computer Science Library Graduate Student Library Assistant).
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