Course Details and Schedule

Mendeley is a reference management package that helps you build libraries of references and then add citations and bibliographies to word processed documents. This introduction covers the main features of Mendeley. Please see the "key topics" below for more details. If you are an advanced user of Mendeley, you need only attend the second part of the session, which starts at 11.00.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • An overview of reference management with Mendeley
  • Creating a Mendeley account and installing Mendeley Desktop
  • Adding, editing and organising references
  • Creating bibliographies
  • Managing PDF documents with Mendeley
  • Using the Mendeley 'Papers' database
  • Collaboration and social networking with Mendeley
Course information
Intended audience Undergraduate students and postgraduate students, researchers and university staff.
Prior knowledge Basic familiarity with the Internet/Windows applications
Software Standard Internet Browser, Mendeley Desktop.
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Further information See other workshops in the iSkills programme or contact your subject librarian for assistance.

Course provider: Bodleian Libraries

What you will need:

BYOD friendly. A computer and software are provided, however you can bring your own with the correct software installed (read our guidance first)


Frequency: Every term. Express an interest in future dates for this course.