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Look after your references!
academic social network profile.
See the Creating Your Profile
video tutorial for more information.
Mendeley & referencing
Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research.
With Mendeley, you can:
Create and manage citations of books, articles, videos, and more
Import citations from many databases
Extract metadata from imported PDFs
Collaborate with other researchers online
Find relevant papers based on what you’re reading
Highlight and annotate papers and share those notes with others
Organize your sources using groups, tags, and filters
It takes a lot of the hard work out of formatting references, leaving you more time for writing and less time stressing about commas.
A useful set of
guides is available from University of Illinois.
"teach yourself" guide to Mendeley is available from the Medical Library.
There are lots of
video guides on the Mendeley website, but here's one to get you started:
Benefits of using Mendeley
Relax while you reference Separate study and home browsers Save yourself time
Great for storing PDFs