Developer(s)Paperpile, LLC
Written inHTML5, JavaScript, CSS
Operating systemCross-platform
PlatformGoogle Chrome
Available inEnglish
TypeGoogle Chrome Extensions, Reference management, Productivity

Paperpile is a web-based commercial reference management software, with special emphasis on integration with Google Docs and Google Scholar.[1][2][3][4] Parts of Paperpile are implemented as a Google Chrome browser extension. It was founded in 2012, and is produced by Paperpile LLC.[5]

Functionality and features

Paperpile imports data from academic publisher websites and from databases such as PubMed, Google Scholar, Google Books, and arXiv. Paperpile can retrieve and store publication PDF files to the user's Google Drive account. It formats citations and bibliographies in Google Docs,[6] which allows collaborative editing of academic papers.

Paperpile imports and exports BibTeX and RIS formats, and can migrate data from Mendeley, Zotero and Papers.


Paperpile is a web application combined with a browser extension for Google Chrome making it accessible to users on Windows, Linux, macOS, as well as Chrome OS platforms. It is built using HTML5 and JavaScript as well as several JavaScript libraries such as jQuery and Ext JS. Paperpile is available for install at the Google Chrome web store. Version updates of Paperpile are managed automatically by Google Chrome.

See also


  1. ^ Lancet, Yaara (4 March 2014). "Paperpile review: An excellent reference manager you'll want to pay for". PCWorld. Retrieved 3 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Paperpile Features". Paperpile. Paperpile LLC. Retrieved 3 July 2014.
  3. ^ King, Jaki (1 January 2014). "Tech Bits ..." College & Research Libraries News. 75 (1): 9. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  4. ^ Crouzier, Thomas. "Researchers in the cloud" (PDF). Trends in Biochemical Sciences. 39 (8): 344–346. doi:10.1016/j.tibs.2014.06.004.
  5. ^ "Paperpile About". Paperpile. Paperpile LLC. Retrieved 3 July 2014.
  6. ^ Washietl, Stefan. "Improved Google Docs citations with Paperpile". Paperpile. Paperpile LLC. Retrieved 20 July 2014.

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