MendEZ is a third-part client on Android for synchronizing, sorting and downloading articles that are managed with Mendeley, and stored on either Dropbox, Google Drive or OneDrive , and even locally. Syncing of your papers' library with Dropbox, Google Drive or OneDrive. Or just accessing your local Mendeley copy.
MendEZ aims at facilitating file management for users of Zotero that chose to store their library database on another Cloud than the default ones (Mendeley servers).
MendEZ is the "read-only" version of a bigger project (Aziz, see Aziz, Lite! https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.ezbio.azizlite for more info) intended to provide editing options as well as full side note management for any of these reference management softwares: Papers (see our app EZPaperz), Zotero (see ZotEZ) and Mendeley.
Free features :
Listing of papers / books and displaying their main information (title, authors, publisher, year published, ...).
Downloading the pdf of the paper when available
Sharing the pdf of the paper when available
Searching within references
Advanced filters: favorites
- resetting library data and reference manager type
- deleting local files
- hiding advanced metadata (labels, flags, etc.)
Local libraries: if you cannot put your library in a cloud, you can copy it on your local Android storage and load it into MendEZ! Read our tutorial for more information: http://azizlite.ezbio.net/index.php?p=blog&id=7
(Beta) Secondary storage: you can choose to store the downloaded PDFs either on the internal memory or an external SD card!
(Beta) Fast Loading of papers: if you have a large number of papers, you can choose to load them at the same time as they are displayed, so that you can access them while the others are still loading.
(Beta) Altmetric scoring.
Search filter for papers, authors and collections
Important Note: all the extra features are available for evaluation (for FREE) when selecting the option "Skip this step". You will be presented with a curated set of papers in order to get a glimpse at our cool features.
Future updates :
Bookmark’s tab with flags, color labels, favorite articles and keywords
Broader Cloud compatibility (Mendeley servers)
Automatic downloading of entire collections.
New cool features based on your feedback (email us at firstname.lastname@example.org)
To learn how to configure Mendeley for third-part Cloud syncing on your computer, look at our tutorial on YouTube:
- Mendeley + Mac + Google Drive: http://azizlite.ezbio.net/index.php?p=blog&id=2
- Mendeley + Windows + OneDrive: http://azizlite.ezbio.net/index.php?p=blog&id=4
MendEZ has been developed by Yohan Farouz.