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Mendeley: Collaborate

How to create and use a Mendeley account at UNLV.

Past Mendeley Advanced - Collaborate Workshop Materials

Mendeley - Groups

(Content in this box supplements slides 4-11 in the Mendeley Advanced Collaborate slide deck)

There are three types of groups in Mendeley. They are listed below.

Public Groups

(Content in this box supplements slides 4-6 in the Mendeley Advanced Collaborate slide deck)

Join one of over 100,000 public groups to discuss the latest research in your field, stir debate, add content and promote your own work. Or even create your own public group.

          

To search for public groups on Mendeley: Login to Mendeley Web then click the search tool, then select Groups. Enter a topic of interest into the search bar to find groups related to that topic.

Click on the entry for a group to locate the Join button. 

Collaborate within Private Groups

(Content in this box supplements slide 11 in the Mendeley Advanced Collaborate slide deck)

Private groups allow you to share full text copies of papers and other associated files.  Note that when you move items within your library between your main library and a private group, you will need to be cautious about annotated pdf files.  By default, Mendeley assumes your library copy annotations are private and will only move a "clean" copy of pdf files to the private group.  You can export a copy of the pdf with annotations to you harddrive and load it into the private group entry if you wish. 

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