Meet the Mendeley team – in their office or online #Mendeley

Users invited to visit Mendeley’s London HQ on Wednesday, June 12, or ask questions via Facebook and Twitter

Team Mendeley

Team Mendeley in their London office. In the hologram are the members of Mendeley's community team who work remotely.

Correction: a previous version of this article had an incorrect link to request to visit the Mendeley office for this event. The correct link is:


Alice Atkinson-Bonasio

The Author

Alice Atkinson-Bonasio (@alicebonasio) is PR and Communications Manager for Mendeley, the name of the company and its research collaboration platform and workflow tool that was acquired by Elsevier in April 2013. She holds an MA in Creative and Media Enterprises from the University of Warwick and is completing a PhD in online marketing at Bournemouth University. She is based in Mendeley’s London office.


Apart from some top-secret entertainment involving Lego, Post-it notes and maybe even some dressing up, there will be sneak previews and testing of new features, open forums with the Mendeley and Elsevier teams, and a chance to meet some of the third-party developers of apps like PLASMID.IO and Labfolder, who have used the Mendeley Open API to build some very cool tools for researchers.

We also know that many of you had questions following Mendeley’s acquisition by Elsevier in April.

This is an opportunity to get to know some of the key people at Elsevier who are collaborating with us now and ask them directly. We’re calling it Mendeley Open Day.

Unfortunately, our office is not that big, so we can only invite a limited number of people. However, we do want to include everyone who wants to take part, and luckily we can do that through social media.

William Gunn, PhD

Alicia Wise, PhD

Our community and product teams will join the founders in talking about what the future looks like for Mendeley – but more importantly, to listen to you and answer your questions. So please reach out via our Facebook page or Tweet using the hashtag #Mendeley on Wednesday, June 12. You can ask questions and comment throughout the day, but there will also be an opportunity to chat via Twitter at 10:30 am US EST with Dr. William Gunn (@mrgunn), Mendeley’s Head of Community Outreach, and Dr. Alicia Wise (@wisealic), Director of Universal Access at Elsevier.


To participate

The event is Wednesday June 12 from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm London time | 6:30 to 11:30 US EST | 3:30 am to 11:30 am US PST

In Person

If you are in London and would like to attend the event in person, please register your interest here. If we can’t invite you this time around, we’ll definitely keep you in mind for future events.

Via social media

Post comments on the Mendeley Facebook page or join the Twitter chat at 10:30 am US EST with @mrgunn and @wisealic using the hashtag #Mendeley

Any time

Even if you can’t participate on the day, please post your questions and suggestions in the comment section below or on Facebook or Twitter (#Mendeley) or email the Mendeley community team.  You can also follow Mendeley on the Mendeley Blog.

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5 Archived Comments

Alison Bert, Editor-in-Chief June 6, 2013 at 2:01 pm

I'll look into this right away, Jonathan. Thanks for letting us know.

Alison Bert, Editor-in-Chief June 6, 2013 at 2:23 pm

Hi again, Jonathan. Our colleagues at Mendeley apologize and provide the following link to request an in-person visit:

Jonathan Davis June 5, 2013 at 10:06 pm

This sounds like a great opportunity to meet the team behind Elsevier's latest acquistion. I'm based in Elsevier's Oxford office and would like to register to see if I can make it in person, however the link via Eventbrite doesn't seem to be taking me to the event page. Can someone help, please?

Christian Morand June 6, 2013 at 3:26 pm

I'm sorry Alice but you mean PaperShip by Shazino ( instead of, right ?

Alice Bonasio June 7, 2013 at 10:28 am

Hi Christian, PaperShip is their new app and will probably get talked about as well during the Open Day, but I did mean which is another fantastic app developed by Shazino that works with Mendeley.