Below is a, mostly, complete list of the features provided by laɪbnɪts:
- Automatically collect all documents.
- Fine-grained control of what articles are sent to laɪbnɪts — we don't want to see documents you don't want us to!
- All documents are automatically indexed.
- Powerful search functionality.
- Alerting — if a person in your group is researching a topic similar to one already looked at by another person, then a notification will be sent to both users allowing collaboration and sharing of resources.
- Search for similar documents — search for new documents that are similar to an existing document, even if the new documents don't contain any of the original keywords.
- Documents can be shared with others.
- Search on title, site, date ranges, document microdata, annotations, tags.
- Search history — all searches are saved so you can easily retrieve them.
- Annotations — text can be highlighted and saved with each document.
- Annotations can be shared with others in your group on a per documents basis.
- Tagging — each document can have any number of tags associated with it.
- Geotagging — all documents are run through a geotagging process which extracts place names
- Document microdata is extracted and saved with each document (common uses for this are: site information, people, recipes, reviews and ratings)
- Privacy — a great deal of care and attention has gone into ensuring that only documents you want to share are shared.
- The user can select which documents they want to share based on an existing document.
- Word black-lists and white-lists can be used to further control which documents are shared.