A python script to abbreviate journal names in a bib file using publicly available journal lists.
pip install bibbreviate
or download the source and
python setup.py install
usage: bibbrev [-h] [-o OUTPUT] [-r] [-a ABBREVIATIONS] [-v] target
target The bib file to abbreviate.
-h, --help show this help message and exit
-o OUTPUT, --output OUTPUT
The output file name. If missing, output will be sent
-r, --reverse Reverse the process and unabbreviate journal names.
-a ABBREVIATIONS, --abbreviations ABBREVIATIONS
Path to a file of abbreviations in the form (one per
line): Journal of Biological Science = J. Sci. Biol.
WARNING: this package is still in beta. I use it on my own bib files, but errors are still more than possible. Be sure to back up your files before using.
The code for this package is hosted on GitHub (https://github.com/Winawer/bibbreviate), and is licensed under the MIT license. If you have improvements to the package, please submit a pull request and I will be happy to work them in.
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