Powerful and highly extensible command-line based document and bibliography manager
Papis is a powerful and highly extensible command-line based document and bibliography manager.
Synchronizing of documents: put your documents in some folder and synchronize it using the tools you love: git, dropbox, rsync, OwnCloud, Google Drive … whatever.
Share libraries with colleagues without forcing them to open an account, nowhere, never.
Download directly paper information from DOI number via Crossref.
(optional) scihub support, use the example papis script examples/scripts/papis-scihub to download papers from scihub and add them to your library with all the relevant information, in a matter of seconds, also you can check the documentation here.
Import from Zotero and other managers using papis-zotero.
Create custom scripts to help you achieve great tasks easily (doc).
Export documents into many formats (bibtex, yaml, …)
Command-line granularity, all the power of a library at the tip of your fingers.
Contributions are very welcome! Take a look at the files CONTRIBUTING.md for general rules, ROADMAP.md for possible contribution topics and HACKING.md for additional code-related information.
Super quick start
Install papis with pip3
sudo pip3 install papis
Let us download a couple of documents
wget http://www.gnu.org/s/libc/manual/pdf/libc.pdf wget http://www.ams.org/notices/201304/rnoti-p434.pdf
Now add them to the (defaultly created) library, you can set any keyword you like already when adding documents, for instance you can set the year –set year 2018 or tags for organizing –set tags programming,
papis add libc.pdf --set author "Sandra Loosemore" --set title "GNU C reference manual" --set year 2018 --set tags programming --confirm # Get paper information automatically via de DOI papis add --from doi 10.1090/noti963 --set tags programming rnoti-p434.pdf
Now open one for example, or edit them
papis open papis edit
Or edit them and export them to bibtex
papis export --all --format bibtex > mylib.bib
find help messages in all commands:
papis -h papis add -h
If you so prefer, you can also browse your papers using the web application
AND MUCH, MUCH MORE!
Papis projects maintainers
If you find papis useful and want to maintain one of papis plugins, feel free to contact us. Right now some of papis projects and maintainers are the following
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