And one of these days I’ll finally migrate from Mendeley to Zotero because fuck Elsevier.
If anyone has experience setting up a zotero dataserver, I’d be suuuper interested in talking to you.
@thebestsophist You mean the Zotero WebDAV?
@bgcarlisle tbh, I’m not sure. the git repos have crap documentation. I want to run my own server that I can invite others to share research (instead of syncing to zotero.org).
@thebestsophist Hmm yeah that might be trickier
@bgcarlisle 😭 story of my life
@thebestsophist Yeah, I"ve summed up grad school to people outside it as follows:
"Oh here's an interesting question that will be easy to answer definitively!"
~ 4 years later ~
"We have an outline for a preliminary framework that—"
*breaks down sobbing*
@thebestsophist I've half-heartedly tried to start using Zotero a few times and it's never stuck. I have so much data in Mendeley it's so often almost so useful. It is also frustrating though (other than being Elsevier, which, ya) because on most setups I use the font is somewhere between size 4 and 6. I'm guessing, but it's unreadable on my MS surface for example. I just tried JabRef recently and it's quite good. Ugly and clunky but fast and adjustable.
@markcrowley i need something that allows sharing collections with a group, which is why i want to switch from mendeley to zotero.
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