Bodleian iSkills: Reference software

Referencing: Mendeley (Mon 24 October 09.15-12.15) Week 3                           bodleian_iskills_web

Mendeley is a reference management package that helps you build libraries of references and then add citations and bibliographies to word processed documents. This session will be run in two parts with a break in between. If you are an advanced user of Mendeley you need only attend the second part, starting at 11.00.

Key topics include: 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.

Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers, academics and undergraduates wishing to use reference management software.
Presenters: Oliver Bridle
Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road

Referencing: Choosing and using software (Tue 25 Oct 09.15-12.15) Week 3 (Please see our Workshops LibGuide for further dates of this session.)

Formatting your in text citations/footnotes and bibliography correctly for your thesis or publication is a chore. Reference management software makes it easier and saves you time. This introductory session gives an overview of how reference management works, explores the pros and cons of a wide range of reference management packages and gives you the opportunity to try out five different packages so that you can work out which one is best for you. The packages included are RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley, ColWiz and Papers.

Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers.
Presenters: Oliver Bridle, Pamela Stanworth, Angela Carritt, Suke Wolton
Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road

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