Start by populating your knowledge base: To add a file to and quickly re-find the information again in the mass of material accumulated over time simply drag and drop it onto the main screen. It’s that easy.
For a better overview just hover with the mouse over an item to instantly see its most important attributes in the side panel on the left.
Files that have embedded or attached metadata will classify themselves automatically and store all metadata for later use in the right place
Files without metadata will be listed with their file name plus the date when they were added. You can then manually adjust the title and other metadata variables. The same applies to any physical items you have added by hand.
Alphabetical display of titles - standard opening page, user can define which columns to show.
Show favourites or organize your work by projects: Create new projects as needed and copy existing or add new files.
Files exist only once in the database but can appear in more than one project.
Display by topics - if you have assigned topics to your collection items or converted keywords to topics.
Populate your knowledge base - alternative method to add a single file, an entire directory or even a directory and subdirectories.
Make sure to first set an import filter if directories also contain files you are not interested in.
Manage the metadata of an item* - see there
Generate a citation* - see there
Share an item with third parties* - see there
Search the web using the built-in min browser to add a link or virtual item, complete with metadata and thumbnail picture.
Add a note* or edit an existing note*
Opens the note editor which lets you write text snippets in rich text format which in turn can be imported by standard word-processors.
* option also available from the context menu (by right-clicking on an entry)
digi-libris Reader is a non-tech personal organization tool for today’s multitasking user who works and lives in a digital world.
This is metadata centric software for the automatic organization of your own catalogue or searchable collection of things.
Mix documents and data sets of any type, photos, music, videos and web links in a single list, see vital attributes at a glance.
You can also add physical or virtual items manually.
Authors and scholars use it to share knowledge (see Blog on dMeta) and to generate bibliographies (see blog on Citation Style Language).
It is free and it is very easy to use: Just drag a file or a web link into the main window and it will automatically be classified.
Information literacy begins with literacy enabled information which you collect to amass knowledge in order to gain understanding.