Zotero and Box
This is a note to self (and possibly some others who might need this tip).
I have been using Zotero for my bibliography management for quite some time now. It has wonderful features, including a sync feature which lets you access your data from different machines and different OS. Unfortunately, the sync limit on zotero servers is 300 MB which fills up pretty soon; but the brighter side is, it allows you to sync much more data on a third party WebDav server, like box.com.
Here’s a quick list of steps on how I did this:
- Create a folder
zoteroin your box.com root. I already have an account on box.com (those who don’t, can create one for free).
- Go to Zotero > Preferences > Sync and choose “WebDav” in File Syncing; use the URL
dav.box.com/dav, and your box.com credentials.
- Choose syncing options as you like.
Acknowledgement: I took a look at this post before I got this to work.