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UBC Research Commons: Mendeley

Booking a One-on-One Consultation

For more personalized assistance, you can request to book a 1-on-1 consultation with one of our grad student assistants for any of the following services:

  • Citation Management
  • GIS
  • NVivo
  • SPSS or R
  • Thesis Formatting

Please note this is NOT a drop-in service. You must book an appointment using the Consultation Request button below.

The Consultation Request form provides the possible times for each type of service.

Please note that we will be offering NVivo consults and workshops very soon! Keep an eye on our newsletter for the announcement of the return of these services. Subscribe to our newsletter.

For assistance with literature and systematic reviews, research data, etc. contact the liaison librarian for your subject.

Mendeley Training and Support

Mendeley is a combination of a desktop application and a website which helps you manage, share and discover both content and research contacts. The website version was modeled after Last.fm, the social networking music site; it incorporates social features into the academic process and allows users to share references with other users or groups, share new research, discover research trends, and get recommendations based on one's interests.

Mendeley is free to download. You can download the most recent version whether you are using a Mac, Windows, or Linux operating system here:

NOTICE: Systematic downloading or harvesting articles, citations, metadata (e.g. using citation managers such as EndNote or Zotero) is strictly prohibited. (You must contact lib-license@lists.ubc.ca. Permission is required or a Text and Data Mining Package should be purchased.)

Workshop Materials

Video Tutorials

Mendeley's YouTube channel includes a variety of introductory videos to help you get started using its many tools:

How are we doing? Let us know!

Did you attend one of our workshops or have a one-on-one consultation with a member of our team? We'd love to get your feedback!

Workshops

Register for one of our upcoming Citation Management workshops:

Mendeley Workshops

The Research Commons team offers monthly 2-hour workshops to get you started with Mendeley. In these hands-on workshops, you'll learn how to import and organize your research citations and format your bibliographies in the citation style of your choice. You'll leave the workshops with a basic database of research citations and the skills to build on it.