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Abbreviate journal titles in BibTex files.

Project description

bibbreviate
===========

A python script to abbreviate journal names in a bib file using publicly available journal lists.

Installation
============

pip install bibbreviate

or download the source and

python setup.py install

Usage
=====

```
usage: bibbrev [-h] [-o OUTPUT] [-r] [-a ABBREVIATIONS] [-v] target

positional arguments:
target The bib file to abbreviate.

optional arguments:
-h, --help show this help message and exit
-o OUTPUT, --output OUTPUT
The output file name. If missing, output will be sent
to stdout.
-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.
-v, --verbose
```

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.

Development
===========

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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