Mendeley - Bibliographic reference manager

Cristina Gonçalves, Daniela Castro
Serviços de Documentação e Bibliotecas da Universidade do Minho 

Mendeley is a free bibliographic reference manager and an academic social network, available in two versions, desktop and web, accessible at http://www.mendeley.com. This application allows the organizing of bibliographic references and documents, enables the collaboration between peers and grants access to data from a wide variety of scientific journals, topics and articles.

This presentation aims to show the main features of Mendeley in Desktop and Web versions; explain the different ways of collecting bibliographic references and documents from several resources (library catalog, databases, repositories, search engines, etc.); highlight the features that allow organizing and editing references and documents; demonstrate the procedures used in integrating and editing citations and bibliographic references in a word processor and present the social network applications used to share information.

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