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Using Mendeley for citation management

January 30 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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Mendeley is a reference-management tool that helps you build libraries of references and then add citations and bibliographies to word-processed documents. This workshop is meant for those using or considering Mendeley as a citation-management tool.

Before the workshop

Please ensure you have done all of the following:

Instructions for Mendeley setup can be found on the Mendeley guide. If you are having difficulties, please consider attending the Choosing a citation manager workshop or booking a consultation before the workshop.

Please keep in mind that the moderator will not devote much time to reviewing the installation process during the workshop. It is important to ensure that all the installation steps are completed beforehand, so we can fully utilize the time available for the workshop.

Learning objectives

Participants will:

  • Add, edit, and organize references using Mendeley,
  • Create bibliographies with Mendeley,
  • Manage PDF documents with Mendeley,
  • Use the Mendeley “Papers” database, and
  • Learn how to collaborate with colleagues using social-networking features in Mendeley.

Workshop resources

This workshop will be recorded. All registered participants will receive the recording by email.

Location details


If you have any questions, concerns, or accessibility needs, please email joe.melanson@ubc.ca.

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This event is online. Registrants receive the link 3 hours before the event. Registration closes at that time.