Research work, though rewarding can sometimes get frustrating- with a thousand things going through your head at the same time; like headlines, publication sources, keywords, citations etc. it’s hard to stay organized and produce your best work.
Well, that’s all about to change in a few minutes, never again will you have to feel overwhelmed and unorganized while you’re writing down your research papers.
Yes, that’s right it’s time to wave adieu to a muttering mumbling version of you while you’re are working on your research papers.
Journal Prep makes it a point to bring researchers closer to tools that will help them in their academic publications and it is with this goal in mind that Journal Prep today introduces you to a research tool like no other; Mendeley.
So, What is Mendeley?
Mendeley is a free research management tool for your desktop and the web, it helps you organize, share and discover your research with people in your relevant academic background no matter where they’re located on the globe.
When looking at all the outstanding features that Mendeley offers its users it’s difficult to believe that it’s free. Mendeley’s reference manager enables you to easily generate citations and bibliographies in MS Word, OpenOffice and even LaTex.
The Read and Annotate feature helps users capture their thoughts in PDFs by sticky notes and highlighting, the research tool also helps you add, organize and collaborate your papers securely by providing you access to your papers via your iPhone or iPad.
The Network and Discover feature aids researchers in discovering papers that they would be interested in reading while connected them with likeminded people and public groups to help get new ideas.
That’s Not It…
Sure, Mendeley offers you top notch features but that’s not all the help that you get when you download Mendeley.
Here are some of the benefits that you get with Mendeley:
1. Mendeley helps you conduct your initial research by simplifying the often overwhelming process of starting on a research project. You get to organize and collect your thoughts in an easy and stress free manner.
2. You don’t have to spend your time worrying about formatting your work and adding citations and bibliographies; with Mendeley’s plugins you can do that in a jiffy and in whichever citation style you want.
3. With Mendeley you now get to eliminate endless email chains you have to generate to submit drafts of your research work everything can be done in real time in the Mendeley cloud.
4. You can collaborate and follow with people in your respective research field.
5. Promoting yourself and your research work has never been easier than with Mendeley.
It really doesn’t get any better than this! Don’t you agree?