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Managing references: Workshops (EndNote & Mendeley)

A guide to some of the systems you can use to help with referencing

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.

Red Award logoAttending these workshops can count towards the training component for the Red Award

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 - teach yourself guide

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:

Desktop EndNote beginners workshops

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 DTS 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.

We are offering workshops on using Desktop EndNote at the following times:

  • Wednesday 19 January 14:00-15:00
  • Wednesday 9 February 14:00-15:00
  • Wednesday 2 March 14:00-15:00

These workshops will take place online via MS Teams. You will be sent a link prior to the workshop to enable you to participate. The workshop will take the form of a demonstration with the chance to ask questions.

If you are unable to make this time you can:

Already using Desktop EndNote?

If you are already using Desktop EndNote and have specific questions about using it, please make an appointment with your subject liaison librarian for 1-1 help.

Mendeley beginners workshops

There are now two versions of Mendeley - Desktop and Reference Manager. We are in the process of switching from the old product (Desktop) to supporting Reference Manager. We are suspending our Mendeley workshops whilst this takes place. 

Mendeley 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.

In the meanwhile you can: