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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 resources

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

Our Desktop EndNote workshops have finished for this term. Dates for next term will be advertised a few weeks before it starts. In the meanwhile please use the resources below.

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.

If you need help before then you can:

Mendeley Reference Manager beginners workshops

Our Mendeley workshops have finished for this term. Dates for next term will be advertised a few weeks before it starts.

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 please use the resources below to learn how to use it.