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From: "John Wiegley" <johnw@newartisans.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Organizing a collection of papers
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2012 23:33:27 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m2ehoy91pk.fsf@newartisans.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <loom.20120629T021632-333@post.gmane.org> (Frank's message of "Fri, 29 Jun 2012 00:24:09 +0000 (UTC)")

>>>>> 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.


  reply	other threads:[~2012-06-29  4:34 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 [this message]
2012-06-29 16:07     ` Thomas S. Dye
2012-07-03  0:46       ` Christian Wittern

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