Tallinn University of Technology

This workshop is intended for students who would like to learn or get advice on how to use Mendeley for collecting references, citing sources and generating bibliographies with more ease.

Date and time: 15:00-16:00, 15th of March 2022
Location: room LIB-217
Language: English
Registration: please email annaliina.aavik@taltech.ee until 14th of March

This workshop will cover:

  • Why use Mendeley or any other bibliographic manager

  • Overview of Mendeley Desktop and Mendeley Web Importer

  • Registration, downloading and installing plugins

  • Adding records with the Web Importer, manually, by importing pdfs and by using watched folders

  • Creating citations and bibliographies in LaTeX, Word and LibreOffice

  • Additional functionalities: adding notes, Folders, Groups, finding and merging duplicate records

  • Comparative strengths and weaknesses of Mendeley

Before the workshop you should:

1. Sign up for Mendeley (Elsevier) account

2. Download the desktop client: https://www.mendeley.com/reference-management/mendeley-desktop

3. Add the Web Importer to your browser: https://www.mendeley.com/reference-management/web-importer 

4. Try using Mendeley before coming to the workshop – more time can be spent on specific questions and problems you may already have