Livfe Profile

Livfe is a powerful new way in which you can share papers with other users across the world (or across the hall), exchange ideas, and collaborate.

To start using Livfe, make sure the function is turned on in your Options.

Livfe is located in the "My Research" section of Papers2:

When you installed Papers2, you were prompted to complete a profile for Livfe. If you skipped this step, or even if you didn't, you can still add or change your profile in Livfe. We will go over how you can edit your Livfe profile in this tutorial.

Changing/adding your profile information

Your library card information is also used to populate your Papers Livfe profile. You can easily change your details by accessing your profile on Livfe.

  • Access Livfe from the source list.


  • Click on "Update your profile" from the right side of the screen.


Update your affiliation, give us a brief summary of your research interests, and add keywords to your profile.


Adding a picture

If you did not yet add a picture during the setup process, you can add one anytime. To add a picture to your library card double click on the picture icon to browse your computer for an image, or directly drag and drop an image into the picture holder: