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I, Librarian
Stable release 3.4.1 [1] / 15 March 2015; 6 months ago (2015-03-15)
Development status Active
Written in PHP, Javascript, HTML5
Operating system Cross-platform
Size 4 - 33  MB
Available in English
Type Bibliography manager
License GPL

I, Librarian is a reference management software offered as an online service. It provides a multiuser web interface for editing and importing data from online scientific databases. I, Librarian helps the researcher collect, organize, and annotate reference material.[2]

The software behind I, Librarian service is released under the terms of the GPL license. The application is programmed in PHP, Javascript, and HTML5, and is maintained for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. It uses SQLite for storage of metadata. The software allows a user to quickly establish a server available to any member of the laboratory.[3]

It provides a direct PDF and reference import, PDF annotation and supports BibTeX and citation formatting using Citation Style Language.

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  1. ^ Kucej, Martin (13 March 2015). "I, Libarian 3.4 brings manuscript citation scan". Retrieved 20 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Willis, Nathan (3 August 2009). "Open Source, Open Research". Retrieved 20 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Jaffe, Sam (8 September 2003). "Tracking and Archiving PDFs". The Scientist. Retrieved 20 March 2015. 

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