01. An overview of groups

Getting started with using groups.

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Groups are quick and easy to create. Anyone with a Mendeley account can create new groups - and many groups already exist, covering a huge number of subjects, which are freely available to join. They can be used unite people by discipline, interest, geographic location or any other subject.

Groups allow you to share knowledge in a number of ways. This can be via discussion - with groups acting like a forum or message board - or by sharing reference materials.

There are three types of groups:

  • Private

  • Invite-only

  • Open

These group types are intended for different purposes and have different features associated with them.

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