Bodleian iSkills for the Medical Sciences Division: Introduction to Mendeley

Do you need help managing your references? Do you need help citing references in your documents? This hour-long session will introduce you to Mendeley ( – a free programme which can help you to store, organise and retrieve your references and PDFs; as well as cite references in documents and create bibliographies quickly and easily. The session will cover creating your own Mendeley account and installing Mendeley Desktop; importing references from PubMed or directly from a database such as Ovic Embase; how to annotate and manage PDFs using Mendeley; how to synchronise your desktop and web libraries; creating a bibliography and citing references in document.

Intended Audience: Postgraduate students, researchers and university staff based on the Old Road Campus or in Medical Sciences Division departments elsewhere in Headington.