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Mendeley: An introduction

In this session you will learn how to use Mendeley, bibliographic software that helps you document and manage your references, allowing you to cite while you write. This session is particularly recommended for those at the early information gathering stage of their research, although all researchers may find it useful.

Aimed at

Doctoral Researchers (early stage)


Participants are encouraged to find out about the referencing requirements for their discipline.

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this session participants will have an understanding of:

  • Bibliographic software and its uses
  • Creating a database of references using various methods of adding bibliographic details
  • Using a database of references to cite in a Word document
  • Using a database of references to create a bibliography/reference list in a Word document​​​​​

Presented by

Martin Hodgson and Joanne McPhie, Academic Liaison Librarians, Brunel Library

Session outline and aims

This is an interactive and practical workshop.

Specific skills focused on in this session

​Research and information literacy

Health and Safety and general notice

Participants will be viewing presentations projected onto a SMART Board screen. Participants will be required to use a desktop PC or laptop during the workshop. 

Face coverings are mandatory for all users entering the Library. (This is subject to the usual exclusions for medical reasons).

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Brunel 3D Development Tool

Develops the following:

Skills needed to do your research and career

Researcher Development Framework (RDF) Competencies

Develops skills relevant to the following domains of the RDF:

This workshop is provided by

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