We offer beginners workshops for UK-based students and staff on using Desktop EndNote and Mendeley reference management systems. Malaysia-based students and staff should contact staff in the Learning Support Centre for assistance.
Attending these workshops can count towards the training component for the Red Award. Please bring your sheet along to the workshop to be signed: we cannot guarantee that it will be signed retrospectively.
If you are already using one of these products, and have specific questions about their use, please contact your Academic Liaison Librarian for help:
EndNote online is suitable for undergraduate and masters students. It is free to use, can be accessed anywhere and has all the functionality you need. We are no longer offering EndNote online workshops but you can teach yourself using the following guides or make an appointment for 1-1 help with your Academic Liaison Librarian:
The Desktop EndNote workshops have finished for now. We'll be running more next term.
Desktop EndNote is available via any PC on campus via the Apps Anywhere service, and can installed free on your own computer by requesting the software via the IT Self-Service portal (see Obtaining and buying EndNote for more information). It offers much more sophisticated functionality and storage capacity than EndNote online, so it is more suitable for researchers.
If you need help before then you can:
The Mendeley workshops have finished for now. We'll be running more next term.
Mendeley can be downloaded free and is available via Apps Anywhere on campus PCs. It is suitable for use by all types of student and researchers, although EndNote can be a more powerful tool for systematic literature reviews and if you need to edit referencing styles to submit to specific journals.
For help before then you can: