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Workshops and Classes: Referencing: Mendeley

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Referencing: Mendeley

Mendeley is a reference management tool that helps you build libraries of references and then add citations and bibliographies to word processed documents. This session gives an overview of Mendeley and is run in two parts. Part 1 covers the basics of using Mendeley for reference management and part 2 covers more advanced functionality. (Please note: Part 2 starts at 10.40, NOT 15.30 as advertised in the weekly emails.)  Please attend parts 1 and/or 2 as appropriate. The document below will give you more detail of what is covered in each part.


  • Create a Mendeley account and install Mendeley Desktop
  • Add, edit and organise references using Mendeley
  • Create bibliographies with Mendeley
  • Manage PDF documents with Mendeley
  • Use the Mendeley 'Papers' database
  • Collaborate with colleagues and use social networking features in Mendeley

Intended Audience:  Students, researchers and university staff

Dates and booking

Friday 2 June 09.15-12.15 (Please note: Part 2 starts at 10.40) IT Services, 13 Banbury Road >Booking closed


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Presenters:  Oliver Bridle and Cathy Scutt

Format:  Presentation with practical exercises

What you will need? A computer will be provided. If you prefer to bring your own laptop, please read our guidance notes.

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