Paperlib, to organise academic papers decently

An open-source and simple academic paper management tool.


Scrape paper’s metadata in many metadata databases. Tailored for many disciplines (e.g., computer science, phisics etc.). Especially, the precise metadata scraping for conference papers.

Scrape Metadata

Flag, tag, and create folders to let your library clean and tidy. Also support markdown and plain text notes

Organise your Paper

Export references by using the Quick Copy-paste plugin when you write your draft paper.

Export References

General search, advanced search, and full-text search.

Three Search Modes

Subscribe to RSS feed to get new papers.

RSS Feed

Supports macOS and windows. Modern and clean UI (supports darkmode). Access your library from everywhere with a sync database.

Modern UI, Cross Platform and Cloud Sync
California Institute of Technology
PaperLib is absolutely a great tool for paper management in many academic areas.
Opera Inc.
Thanks for your great work! I have been using this app the manage all my papers now and it is working really well!