News and Events
Top 15 things to get excited about at Mendeley Open Day 2014
The days have flown by and now we are less than a week away from the Mendeley Open Day. The Open Day is to connect our user community, including our Advisors and Librarians, together with the Mendeley team, with a smattering of special guest speakers and hilarious entertainment for good measure. We have a packed […]
Meet the Data Science Team!
A big part of research is data, but for the Mendeley Data Sciences team, data is all they research. The team makes a big deal of big data, acting as wizards in our Mendeley world, magically bringing bits together. The Data Science team links data and projects, and connects research and business to build better products, such as the […]
Mendeley API Version 1 is Out!
It has been a long 12-month journey, and the path wasn’t always lined with rose petals and unicorns, but last week we did allow ourselves a small celebration as version 1 of the Mendeley API was released. The API team designed this from the ground up, working alongside other Mendeley and Elsevier teams as […]
Congrats September Advisor of the Month!
Congratulations and Thank You to Yarimar Rosa Rodriguez, our September Advisor of the Month! Yari, an instructor in Clinical Psychology at University of Puerto Rico, answered our call last month encouraging more Mendeley presentations by scheduling half a dozen presentations over the next few months, including talks at a large conference. Wow! She’s in for […]
Getting Grant Funding for Your Startup
Jan Reichelt, Co-founder and President of Mendeley, talks about his experience of using grants from funding bodies such as EUREKA and the Technology Strategy Board to help grow the company. By: Elitsa Dermendzhiyska, Co-founder of Grant Central Is there such a thing as a free lunch when it comes to startup funding? That’s the question […]
A look at Mendeley Readership Statistics
By See Wah Cheng, Product Manager at Mendeley We live in an age where knowledge dissemination happens at an incredible speed, researchers are always looking for ways to evaluate new discovery. Mendeley’s vision has always been to accelerate research, and by crowdsourcing readership statistics, we provide a new way for you to look at the […]
Cambridge Union Society Debates Right to be Forgotten
In May 2014, the European Court of Justice ruling saw Google and other search engines receiving thousands of requests to remove links to certain content deemed damaging to individuals. Sir Jimmy Wales from the Wikimedia Foundation is amongst those that have spoken out at length against the ruling. In the company’s first transparency report, it […]
Crowdfunding brings clubfoot treatment to children in the developing world
This Mendeley guest post talks about how a crowdfunding campaign is bringing an innovative research design from Stanford University to children in developing countries struggling with clubfoot. By Janeen B. Gingrich, MSW, Associate Director of Philanthropy, miraclefeet When I first heard about miraclefeet and clubfoot, I felt compelled to get involved. I had done […]
New Android Kit Released for Mendeley API
We have been very busy at Mendeley looking at how to improve the Developer Experience for the community that builds cool stuff on the Mendeley API. For those who don’t know, API stands for Application Programming Interface and it’s what allows your product to talk to other products, opening up your data and functionality to […]
Finding Better Ways of Mining Scientific Publications
Mendeley is supporting the 3rd edition of the International Workshop on Mining Scientific Publications, which will take place on the 12th September 2014 in London. The event will bring together researchers and practitioners from across industry, government, digital libraries and academia to address the latest challenges in the field of mining data from scientific publications. […]