Over at My Biotech Life, Ricardo Vidal posts an interview with Mendeley co-founder Victor Henning, who discusses the history and concept behind the software tool. As Henning describes it, Mendeley is "a combination of desktop software and social network for managing and sharing academic papers, with research statistics, recommendation engines, and an open, semantic research paper database coming down the road." Vidal says he's found it useful in organizing his thesis research.

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