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From: tsd@tsdye.com (Thomas S. Dye)
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Organizing a collection of papers
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 06:07:41 -1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m162aap0du.fsf@tsdye.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <m2ehoy91pk.fsf@newartisans.com> (John Wiegley's message of "Thu, 28 Jun 2012 23:33:27 -0500")

"John Wiegley" <johnw@newartisans.com> writes:

>>>>>> Frank  <fam@muenn.net> writes:
>> I've used org-mode about a year and a half, and I don't think it's the best
>> application for what you describe.  There are several packages available to
>> do this; the one I've used most often and successfully is Zotero
>> (zotero.org).  This is a browswer plug-in which implements a very nice
>> database for your papers.  At this point, I've indexed 1092 papers (PDFs,
>> web pages and other materials).  In some cases, I have multiple files
>> attached to each of them.
> If you happen to have a Mac, the application DEVONthink Pro is simply
> wonderful for organizing collections like this.  I have about 7k PDFs in a
> financial database, and it's always easy to find what I'm looking for.
> John
I work in Org mode and LaTeX.  Ebib is integrated with both of them.
I follow an Org mode link or a LaTeX citation to the BibTeX entry in
Ebib, then open the pdf from Ebib using a link stored in the BibTeX
file.  I think Ebib is a splendid tool in this situation.

All the best,

Thomas S. Dye

  reply	other threads:[~2012-06-29 16:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-06-04  0:57 Organizing a collection of papers Victor Miller
2012-06-04  8:41 ` BernardH
2012-06-04 10:37 ` François Allisson
2012-06-29  0:24 ` Frank
2012-06-29  4:33   ` John Wiegley
2012-06-29 16:07     ` Thomas S. Dye [this message]
2012-07-03  0:46       ` Christian Wittern

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