Mendeley 02: How to use Google scholar to import references

You can use Google Scholar to import resources into your Mendeley library. In order to do that, follow these steps: Go to Google Scholar by typing https://scholar.google.co.za/ in your Chrome browser Type a keyword or keywords into the search bar Click on search Click on the Mendeley image top of browser A pop-up will open displaying all items found (first page of search) Click in the boxes next to all…

Mendeley 01: Get started

1.  Create a free account The following steps should be taken to create a free Mendeley account. (Please note: Mendeley is supported by various browsers, but Google Chrome creates the least problems). Follow these steps: Open Google Chrome Type http://mendeley.com in the address bar Click on Create a free account Complete the form (page will look similar to image below) I suggest using your gmail email…

Mendeley – a complete referencing tool

I have used Refworks while I have worked on my PhD and loved it, so, when I was asked to attend the Mendeley training session, I did not think it could be possible to persuade me to use Mendeley instead of Refworks. But, I have to admit, after the short introductory course presented by Unisa library staff, I am going to use this reference manager and academic…

Complete Mendeley Course for Researchers and Students

One of the most frustrating things to take care of when you are writing academic papers, is referencing. Some universities prefer as specific referencing style. When you are sending your academic papers to journals, their referencing styles differ. If you forget a comma and use italics or no italics, you will have to recheck all your references before the manuscript will be be published. I…