Citationsy BookScanner

Scan the barcodes on the backs of books to cite them

Create perfect references to your books by simply scanning their barcode with this app.

Just open the app, choose the project you’d like to add the book to, and scan away!

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This is the kind of app I wish existed when I was at university - footnotes and bibliographies caused me so much pain! @cenk what inspired you to start solving this problem?
Maker
@abadesi Thanks for the kinds words, Abadesi! Basically, an app I was previously using for this (RefME) got shut down, and I was desperate for an alternative. The existing apps didn’t really fulfil my needs (too large, too complex, too ugly, etc.) so I built my own. I go into exhaustive detail in this post: https://blog.prototypr.io/on-cit...
@cenk Going to read that post next - thanks for sharing.
Great job !! Wish there was an walk through video and how is it gonna be helpful !! 😊
Maker
@ayush_chandra Yeah, I meant to make a video but ran out of time. I thought it was more important to get this out to existing Citationsy customers than make them wait a couple more weeks until I was finished making a video. It’s definitely in the pipeline though!
Wish I had this as a student!