Tutorials: Setting up Aziz Lite for working with a local library.

This tutorial explains how to setup a local folder in Aziz Lite! Please note that this feature is still experimental. Your feedback will be more than appreciated.

Setting up Aziz,Lite! with a local Papers3 Library:

  • Go to the Labs Tab
  • In the Local Database Panel, click on the "Choose" button
  • Make sure you copied everything inside the folder Library.papers3 on your local storage.
  • Click on Papers3 in the popup window.
  • When asked for permission, allow Aziz,Lite! to access your local folders
  • Navigate to the folder called Library.papers3
  • Go to folder CompressedCheckpoints
  • Select the file Database.papersdb-xxxxx. There should be only one. If not, please contact us.
  • Press Enter. You're all set!! (you may have to wait a little bit before the app restarts)

    Setting up Aziz,Lite! with a local Mendeley Library:

  • Go to the Labs Tab
  • In the Local Database Panel, click on the "Choose" button
  • Make sure you copied everything inside the Mendeley folder on your local storage.
  • For you to be able to access your Pdfs, you will need to have a folder called "Downloaded" inside your Mendeley Desktop folder
  • In Aziz, Lite!, click on Mendeley in the popup window.
  • When asked for permission, allow Aziz,Lite! to access your local folders
  • Navigate to the folder called Mendeley Desktop
  • Select the file your.account@mail.com@www.mendeley.com.sqlite
  • Press Enter. You're all set!!

    Setting up Aziz,Lite! with a local Zotero Library:

  • Go to the Labs Tab
  • In the Local Database Panel, click on the "Choose" button
  • Make sure you copied everything inside the Zotero folder on your local storage.
  • For you to be able to access your Pdfs, you will need to have a folder called storage inside your Zotero folder
  • In Aziz, Lite!, click on Zotero in the popup window.
  • When asked for permission, allow Aziz,Lite! to access your local folders
  • Navigate to the folder called Zotero
  • Select the file zotero.sqlite
  • Press Enter. You're all set!!

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