app bibget

CLI tool to generate a BibTex entry from a DOI

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CI crates.io dependency status MIT

CLI tool to generate a BibTex entry from a DOI. Written in Rust and based on the doi2bib crate.


bibget can be installed from source using cargo

# release version from crates.io
cargo install bibget 

# development version from GitHub
cargo install --git https://github.com/nathansam/bibget.git bibget 


bibget supports an optional -f/--file argument for writing the BibTex entry to a file. The file will automatically be created if it does not already exist. If the file exists then the entry will be appended to the file.

> bibget -f test.bib 10.1002/sim.1186
	doi = {10.1002/sim.1186},
	url = {https://doi.org/10.1002%2Fsim.1186},
	year = 2002,
	publisher = {Wiley},
	volume = {21},
	number = {11},
	pages = {1539--1558},
	author = {Julian P. T. Higgins and Simon G. Thompson},
	title = {Quantifying heterogeneity in a meta-analysis},
	journal = {Statistics in Medicine}


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