Mendeley 08 – Annotate documents easily

PDF’s can be added to Mendeley references, but it can also be annotated. Steps to annotate PDF’s are:

  • Click on the red PDF image associated with the reference to open the PDF

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  • The document will open in Mendeley’s pane
  • The top menu provide access to tools that can be used to annotate documents

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The top menu changes to provide the following editing tools

  • Highlight
  • Notes
  • Search

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  • The annotated documents are automatically saved, saving time when we need to check references

This affordance of Mendeley can support collaboration between researchers in new ways since we do not need to read full texts shared, but only highlighted sections.

The menu also provide access to the following tools that can assist researchers

  • Copy
  • Paste
  • Rotate left and right
  • Zoom in and out

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