Project > Bibcure

Bibcure helps in boring tasks by keeping your bibfile up to date and normalized...also allows you to easily download all papers inside your bibtex

Requirements/Install

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$ sudo python /usr/bin/pip install bibcure

scihub2pdf(beta)

If you want download articles via a DOI number, article title or a bibtex file, using the database of arxiv, libgen or sci-hub, see

bibcure/scihub2pdf

Features and how to use

bibcure

Given a bib file...

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$ bibcure -i input.bib -o output.bib
  • check sure the Arxiv items have been published, then update them(requires internet connection)

  • complete all fields(url, journal, etc) of all bib items using DOI number(requires internet connection)

  • find and create DOI number associated with each bib item which has not DOI field(requires internet connection)

  • abbreviate jorunals names

arxivcheck

Given a arxiv id...

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$ arxivcheck 1601.02785
  • check if has been published, and then returns the updated bib (requires internet connection)

Given a title...

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$ arxivcheck --title An useful paper published on arxiv

search papers related and return a bib the first item. You can easily append a bib into a bibfile, just do

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$ arxivcheck --title An useful paper published on arxiv >> file.bib

You also can interact with results, just pass --ask parameter

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$ arxivcheck --ask --title An useful paper published on arxiv

scihub2pdf

Given a bibtex file

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$ scihub2pdf -i input.bib

Given a DOI number...

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$ scihub2pdf 10.1038/s41524-017-0032-0

Given arxivId...

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$ scihub2pdf arxiv:1708.06891

Given a title...

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$ scihub2bib --title An useful paper

or arxiv...

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$ scihub2bib --title arxiv:An useful paper

Location folder as argument

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$ scihub2pdf -i input.bib -l somefoler/

Use libgen instead sci-hub

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$ scihub2pdf -i input.bib --uselibgen

doi2bib

Given a DOI number...

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$ doi2bib 10.1038/s41524-017-0032-0
  • get bib item given a doi(requires internet connection)

You can easily append a bib into a bibfile, just do

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$ doi2bib 10.1038/s41524-017-0032-0 >> file.bib

You also can generate a bibtex from a txt file containing a list of DOIs

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$ doi2bib --input file_with_dois.txt --output refs.bib

title2bib

Given a title...

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$ title2bib An useful paper
  • search papers related and return a bib for the selected paper(requires internet connection)

You can easily append a bib into a bibfile, just do

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$ title2bib An useful paper --first >> file.bib

You also can generate a bibtex from a txt file containing a list of "titles"

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$ title2bib --input file_with_titles.txt --output refs.bib --first

Sci-Hub vs LibGen

Sci-hub:

  • Stable
  • Annoying CAPTCHA
  • Fast

Libgen

  • Unstalbe
  • No CAPTCHA
  • Slow