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FS HN 203: Contemporary Issues in FS & HN

This guide is designed to help FSHN 203 students locate articles and then use Mendeley to move article citations into a Word document for class assignments.


If you have questions, you can:

  1. Email your librarian (see information in the right column)
  2. Ask Us through chat, email or check out our Frequently Asked Questions.
  3. Stop by the Main Desk on the first floor of Parks Library. Desk hours.

Library Session Outline

Open Mendeley Desktop and leave it open in the background.

Step 1 Find some journal articles specific to the class assignment. You will need 1 review article and 1 primary research article. See Find Articles and Review vs Research Articles tabs in this guide for more search advice.

Step 2 Snag references and move them into Mendeley

Step 3 Organize/edit your references in Mendeley

Step 4 Insert references from Mendeley into a Microsoft Word document.

Step 5 Create bibliography in Microsoft Word.

Step 6 – Change citation style – available option within both Word and Mendeley Desktop (not available in Mendeley Web version.)

Your Librarian

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Lorrie Pellack
Head, Research & Instruction Services Dept.
150c Parks Library
Ames, IA 50011-2140
Phone: 515-294-5569