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import calibre_search as cali

Accessing specific books and fields

calibre_search loads the .csv Calibre library export file in its main folder on import.

This library is represented by the books object:

cali.books['Dive Into Python']
Dive Into Python   (pdf)   (Python, Programming, Computers)
res = cali.books['Dive Into Python']

[field for field in dir(res) if not "__" in field]           # the Book object fields
['amazon_url',
 'amazon_url_method',
 'author',
 'book_format',
 'description',
 'id_no',
 'identifiers',
 'isbn',
 'language',
 'library_name',
 'lookup_amazon_link',
 'path_to_cover_jpg',
 'pubdate',
 'publisher',
 'rating',
 'series',
 'series_index',
 'size',
 'tags',
 'time_stamp',
 'title',
 'title_sort',
 'uuid']

The Book object fields can be accessed by dot field name:

cali.books['Dive Into Python'].tags
'Python, Programming, Computers'

Searching

General search

You can search any specific field using .search(search_term, field_name):

cali.books.search('spa', 'language')
Ficciones   (Fiction, Classics)
Conceptos de espacio   (Architecture, Spanish, Language, Classics)
Ideas. Historia Intelectual de La Humanidad by ...   (Philosophy, History, Spanish, Language)
Los enemigos del comercio   (Spanish, Language)
Termodinámica   (Physics, Spanish, Language, Textbook, Science)
Microeconomía intermedia   (Economics, Micro, Language, Spanish)
Frame Analysis. Los Marcos De La Experiencia (Spanish Edition)   (Psychology, Social Psychology, Language, Spanish)
A lomos de dragones   (Spanish, Language)
Escupelo

Filtering on title

You can partially match title field using .intitle:

cali.books.intitle('spanish')
Schaum's Outline of Spanish Grammar   (Language, Spanish, Schaums, Science, Teaching Methods & Materials)
A Political History of Spanish: The Making of a Language   (Language, Spanish, History, Politics, To Read)
Frame Analysis. Los Marcos De La Experiencia (Spanish Edition)   (Psychology, Social Psychology, Language, Spanish)
Practice Makes Perfect® Complete Spanish Grammar: Premium: Second Edition
Oxford Spanish Dictionary   (Spanish, Language, Dictionary)

Filtering on tag

You can partially match tags using books.intags:

cali.books.intags('spanish')
Schaum's Outline of Spanish Grammar   (Language, Spanish, Schaums, Science, Teaching Methods & Materials)
Wing-Chun   (Wing Chun, Martial Arts & Self-Defense, Spanish, Language, Grey)
Persuasión   (Negotiation, Spanish, Language)
Conceptos de espacio   (Architecture, Spanish, Language, Classics)
Ideas. Historia Intelectual de La Humanidad by ...   (Philosophy, History, Spanish, Language)
A Political History of Spanish: The Making of a Language   (Language, Spanish, History, Politics, To Read)
Los enemigos del comercio   (Spanish, Language)
Termodinámica   (Physics, Spanish, Language, Textbook, Science)
Microeconomía intermedia   (Economics, Micro, Language, Spanish)
Frame Analysis. Los Marcos De La Experiencia (Spanish Edition)   (Psychology, Social Psychology, Language, Spanish)
A lomos de dragones   (Spanish, Language)
The Reign of Greed   (Philippine fiction (Spanish) -- Translations into English, Nationalists -- Philippines -- Fiction, Philippines -- History -- Fiction)
Oxford Spanish Dictionary   (Spanish, Language, Dictionary)

Chaining filters

The .intitle and .intags filters can be chained:

cali.books.intitle('spanish').intags('psychology')
Frame Analysis. Los Marcos De La Experiencia (Spanish Edition)   (Psychology, Social Psychology, Language, Spanish)

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