How to use Mendeley

Japanese

Mendeley is a bibliographic software provided for free.
Mendeley Institutional Edition is available to the members of the University of Tokyo.

What is Mendeley Institutional Edition?

Mendeley Institutional Edition provides larger library space (personal & shared) 
and more flexibility in making private groups than standard Mendeley.
Mendeley Institutional Edition is planned to continue by March 2021.

*Service change from April 3, 2018
Free account will be upgraded to Institutional Edition when a user logs in to Mendeley from on campus.

*Institutional Edition is valid for 12 months after the last log-in on campus 
including access via SSL-VPN and Authentication Gateway Service.

Elsevier, the company providing Mendeley, will contact the users about ten days before they perform downgrading. 
To avoid downgrading, log in from on campus by the deadline, or consider purchasing the personal library storage.

*For inquiries, contact ASK Service


 Mendeley can be used in these ways

Mendeley can be put to use in research, education, or work in a number of ways. Its main uses are detailed below. 1) Creating your own document database You can store necessary data from various document databases and websites to Mendeley, save and edit your own document list. You can drag and drop a PDF document directly into Mendeley Desktop. (Documents written in Japanese or saved as old PDF versions may not import successfully. ) Free online storage is provided for backup and synchronizing your library between Mendeley Desktop and Mendeley Web. On the Medeley Web, you can discover papers of related research. 2) Automatically creating a bibliography Data stored to Mendeley can be searched and accessed while writing an article, and used to automatically create lists of the cited documents and bibliographies. 3) Sharing and publically releasing document folders Document lists created on Mendeley Web can be shared on the Internet with classes, seminars, research groups, or other specified members. Standard Mendeley users can join institutional members' groups and share their documents, but non-Mendeley users can not access shared documents.

 User registration is required

Before start using Mendeley, create a free account. *Service change from April 3, 2018 Free account will be upgraded to Institutional Edition when a user logs in to Mendeley from on campus. *Institutional Edition is valid for 12 months after the last log-in on campus including access via SSL-VPN and Authentication Gateway Service. Elsevier, the company providing Mendeley, will contact the users about ten days before they perform downgrading. To avoid downgrading, log in from on campus by the deadline, or consider purchasing the personal library storage. (How to register as a user) 1. Access https://www.mendeley.com/. 2. Click "Create a free account." 3. Fill in all fields and click the "Finish" button. *The e-mail address you entered becomes your login name. *Any kind of e-mail address is acceptable for creating an account.

 How to access Mendeley

On- or off- campus access: 1. Access http://www.mendeley.com/ 2. Enter your registered Log-in Name and Password. Direct import to Mendeley is available on some document databases. *The "Export to Mendeley" function on UTokyo OPAC and CiNii databases is currently unavailable (February 13, 2018). Mendeley's Web Importer is also useful to import bibliographies.

 Mendeley User Manual

Mendeley Learn & Support Mendeley Support Center

 About other bibliographic software

Students, faculty, and staff of the University of Tokyo may also use the ProQuest's bibliographic software RefWorks and the Clarivate Analytics' bibliographic software EndNote basic free of charge. How to use RefWorks How to use EndNote basic Select the program that best suits your purpose and preferences. (References) Main differences between RefWorks, EndNote basic, Mendeley, EndNote *On-campus Only

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