Bodleian iSkills for the MSD: Introduction to Mendeley

Do you need help managing your references? Do you need help citing references in your documents? This hour-long session will introduce you to Mendeley (, a free programme which can help you to store, organise and retrieve your references and PDFs, as well as cite references in documents and create bibliographies quickly and easily.


  • understand what Mendeley is and what it can do for you
  • create a Mendeley account and install Mendeley Desktop
  • import references from PubMed   
  • import references directly from a database such as Ovid Embase   
  • know how to annotate and manage PDFs using Mendeley   
  • know how to synchronise your desktop and web libraries   
  • create a bibliography
  • cite references in document

Intended Audience:   Postgraduate students, researchers and university staff based on the Old Road Campus or in Medical Sciences Division departments elsewhere in Headington.

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