Mendeley 09 – How to create a group in Mendeley

Groups can be created for collaborative purposes. The following steps can be followed to create a group:

  • Click on Groups (left menu, look at bottom of menu)
  • Click on  + Create Group

  • Complete the form and click on Create Group (green button)

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Please note: You can only invite two people if you want to keep a group private or invite-only.

  • In the following step, a window open to allow you to invite members

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  • In the following window, you can see the group you have created.

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Afterwards, you can:

  • invite more friends ( see top menu)
  • change the settings
  • share papers (left menu)
  • view the members (left menu)
  • and manage the invitations (click on members, and click on Manage invites

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Have fun – I believe this feature can improve collaboration between researchers and members of staff.

Please like if useful, or leave a comment to suggest improvement.

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