Mr. DLib is a machine readable digital library. That means, you can access meta data and full text of academic articles via a REST based webservice (API) in XML, JSON and BibTeX. Mr. DLib was introduced on JCDL 2011. The paper may be found here.

Currently, Mr. DLib is under construction. If you want to try out Mr. DLib, please send an email to

Meanwhile, you might want to have a look at our free software Docear for managing electronic literature, drafting papers and managing references.




Mr. dLib is a project of the Docear and SciPlore team