Request feature: download and inport from arxiv

Asked by Goutam Das


I wanted to ask if there is any plugin (already available) or is there any possibility to include pdf files directly from the http link from arXiv?

There is a plugin ( which enables to manually add metadata of a downloaded and imported pdf into the calibre. However is there any possibility to directly use a link (eg. in calibre to download the article as well as metadata without first downloading the pdf somewhere in the computer.

PS. sometimes using the the `Get books` search button I can search for this and it appears through `Google books` store and as undecided DRM status, where probably there is no DRM restriction on articles on Is there any possibility to include into the store to make a faster search?

Kind regards,


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Gaven Rank (klaiz1) said (last edit ):

Personally, I prefer more paper books. Because when you read an ordinary book, then you are more as if you are penetrated, and since I get inspiration for my work is from the literature, it is doubly important to me. By the way, if you're interested in that too, then read an essay on the gorgeous work "The crucible" , which is a real must-know for everyone. I hope it will be useful to many people.