PocketBib Alternatives

    PocketBib is described as 'BibTeX library reader for academics on the go. With PocketBib you can search, browse and read the papers in your BibTeX library, and synchronise them over Dropbox with BibDesk or JabRef on your computer' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to PocketBib for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Online / Web-based, Windows, iPhone and Linux. The best alternative is Zotero, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PocketBib are Mendeley (Freemium), JabRef (Free, Open Source), BibSonomy (Free, Open Source) and ReadCube Papers (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 29, 2021

    1. Zotero is a free, easy-to-use Firefox/Chrome extension or standalone program to help you collect, organize, manage, search and cite your research sources directly in your favourite word processor, with 300 MB free online storage.
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    2. Mendeley helps manage and share academic knowledge: Mendeley Desktop is free academic software (Windows, Mac, Linux) for organizing and sharing research papers and generating bibliographies with 1GB of free online storage to automatically back up and synchronize your library...
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    3. The efficient way to collect, organize & discover Collect Import options for over 15 reference formats Easily retrieve and link full-text articles Fetch complete bibliographic information based on ISBN, DOI, PubMed-ID and arXiv-ID Import new...
    4. BibSonomy is a system for sharing bookmarks and lists of literature (BibTex format).
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      Papers helps you collect and curate the research material that you're passionate about. This award-winning reference manager will improve the way you find, organize, read, cite, and share.
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      A reference management software, used for searching online publication databases, & managing publications / bibliographies, with the ability to insert the references into a word processor.
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      • Google Drive
      • Google Drive - Docs
      • Google Scholar
      Organize your research papers in a Gmail-like web app, sync your PDFs to Google Drive and cite your references in Google Docs.
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    5. Workspace to highlight, organize & collaborate on your research articles.
    6. FoxTrot Professional Search builds full-text index files from documents on your disks and servers, making their contents accessible in a split second.
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      wizdom.ai (formerly colwiz) is a free and comprehensive research management software for researchers, academics and students. With the wizdom.ai android app, you can search, add and manage publications in your wizdom.ai library on the go. Sync instantly across wizdom.
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