Tag Archives: Social Networking

Using Mendeley for Collaboration

A new generation of citation/reference management applications are making it easier to share references and text with colleagues. This is the first of a series of posts looking at some of the most popular ones. Of all current reference managers … Continue reading

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Elsevier gets Scrutinized for Take-Down Notices

This post was updated on December 21, 2013. When it comes to public relations, the publisher Elsevier seems to be its own worst enemy. They’ve recently issued take-down notices to commercial sites such as academia.edu and to several universities, where … Continue reading

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ResearchGate: Facebook for Researchers?

The Internet and its associated tools have begun to change how scientists can more effectively share information. One such social networking site you may have heard of is ResearchGate, an academic social networking site for doctors, PhDs. and scientists, offering … Continue reading

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Mendeley: A Free Reference Manager, PDF Organizer & Academic Social Networking Tool

Looking for a tool to help you index and organize your research papers online? Described by some folks as “iTunes for researchers,” Mendeley is a free reference manager and PDF organizer. OK, you currently use RefWorks or EndNote for managing … Continue reading

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