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.
Date: 24 October 2018, 13:00 (Wednesday, 3rd week, Michaelmas 2018)
Venue: Health Care Libraries - Knowledge Centre, Headington OX3 7DQ
Venue Details: Group Study Room, The Knowledge Centre, Old Road Campus Research Building
Speaker: Carolyn Smith (Bodleian Health Care Libraries, University of Oxford)
Organising department: Bodleian Libraries
Organiser: Eli Harriss (Health Care Libraries, University of Oxford)
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Part of: Bodleian iSkills for Medical Sciences and OUH Trust - workshops in information discovery and reference management for the Medical Sciences
Booking required?: Required
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Cost: Free
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Dorothy Rutherford