Zotero 4.0 is out

My reference manager of choice, Zotero, just released an update, Zotero 4.0, with loads of new functionality. For the highlights, see here.


Docear 1.0 Beta 5 now with Zotero support

It looks like the people behind Docear had a look at my personal wishlist with some great new features (unfortunately one of these features is Windows only, see below). Most important, in my opinion, Docear now comes with Zotero support. This is really great news.

On Windows (or if you run one of the recommended pdf readers under Wine), it comes with much better PDF Reader support, with pdf’s being opened on the page of an annotation. Moreover, annotations from RepliGo, an Android pdf reader, can also be imported by Docear.

See here for a overview of all new features and improvements.

Sharing libraries in Zotero

A good reference management software can make the life of a researcher much easier. There are many different software available, including various free or open-source software applications. My favorite tool is Zotero, which is a Firefox extension for the collection, managing, citation and sharing of your research sources. It is very powerful and has become indispensable in my research work.

A very nice feature is the option to store your citations online and share them with others. Continue reading “Sharing libraries in Zotero”