This Fall, the Stanford Libraries will be rolling out a campus-wide upgrade to all current Mendeley users at Stanford. Mendeley is a desktop and web-based tool to help manage pdfs, citations and much more. If you want to try out Mendeley (it's free) and learn about all the features that are available to Stanford students, faculty, staff and alumni, please attend our introductory session on Monday, August 13 from 1:30-2:15 in the IC Classroom. After the introduction to Mendeley, for those who want to "try it out" or ask detailed questions, we will have hands-on time from 2:15-3:00 (bring your laptop or use one in the classroom).
We already have over 3,000 Mendeley users on campus and we will be migrating all of those accounts to our new campus-wide Stanford group account. We anticipate that a large number of new and returning graduate and upper division students will want to set-up Mendeley accounts to manage their pdfs, search for articles related to their area of study, and use the citation tool plug-in to Word or Open Office. We also expect that some of these students, as well as new students, may come to the library for assistance, so here's your chance to "be in the know".
This workshop is your opportunity to ask questions and get hands-on time with Mendeley. William Gunn, Head of Academic Outreach for Mendeley will be our speaker along with Mendeley users from the library as "experts" during the hands-on time.
If you have a particular question about Mendeley, please let me know so that I can make sure it is addressed during the session.
See you on August 13th in the IC Classroom!