ZotEZ is a third-part client on Android for synchronizing, sorting and downloading articles that are managed with Zotero, 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 Zotero copy.
ZotEZ aims at facilitating file management for users of Zotero that chose to store their library database on another Cloud than the default ones (webDav, Zotero servers).
ZotEZ 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, and Mendeley (see MendEZ).
Free features :
Listing of papers / books and displaying their main information (title, authors, publisher, year published, ...).
Downloading pdfs and notes of a document when available
Accessing attached links when available
Sharing the pdf of a document when available
Searching within references
- 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 ZotEZ! Read our tutorial for more information: http://azizlite.ezbio.net/index.php?p=blog&id=7
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.
Sorting options (by tags, titles, types, authors, etc.)
Search filter for papers (by tags, titles, ...), authors and collections
Author’s tab: visualize your library directly from an author's perspective
Collection’s tab: organize your library with your collection tree
**NEW** Tag's tab: browse your library from your favorite tags (colors included)
Important Note: all the extra features are available for evaluation (for FREE) when selecting the option "or try the demo library". You will be presented with a curated set of papers (as well as links to our tutorials) in order to get a glimpse at our cool features.
Future updates :
Option to display cards with full article info
Broader data complexity management (multiple libraries, etc.)
Broader Cloud compatibility (Zotero Cloud/WebDav)
Automatic downloading of entire collections.
New cool features based on your feedback (email us at firstname.lastname@example.org)
To learn how to configure Zotero for third-part Cloud syncing on your computer, look at our tutorial on YouTube:
- Zotero + Mac/Windows + Google Drive: http://azizlite.ezbio.net/index.php?p=blog&id=3
ZotEZ has been developed by Yohan Farouz.