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A Django app for managing scientific publications with a Bootstrap-powered UI.

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Bootstrap-powered scientific publications for Django

A Django app for managing scientific publications, providing a Bootstrap-powered UI.


frontend backend


  • automatically creates lists for individual authors and tags
  • BibTex import/export
  • RIS export (EndNote, Reference Manager)
  • unAPI support (Zotero)
  • customizable publication categories/BibTex entry types
  • PDF upload
  • RSS feeds
  • support for images
  • embeddable references
  • in-text citations, inspired by LaTeX
  • automatic bibliography, inspired by LaTeX


  • Python >= 3.4
  • Django >= 1.10.8
  • Pillow >= 2.4.0
  • django-countries >= 4.0
  • django-ordered-model >= 1.4.1
  • six >= 1.10.0
  • Bootstrap v4.0.0-beta
  • django-echoices >= 2.2.5


Using PyPI

  1. Run pip install django-publications-bootstrap.

Using the source code

  1. Make sure `pandoc <>`__ is installed
  2. Run ./
  3. Run pip install dist/django_publications_bootstrap-x.y.z-[...].wheel, where x.y.z must be replaced by the actual version number and [...] depends on your packaging configuration


  1. Add publications_bootstrap to the INSTALLED_APPS in your project’s settings (usually

  2. Add the following to your project’s

    url(r'^publications/', include('publications_bootstrap.urls')),
  3. Run ./ migrate publications_bootstrap.

  4. In your project’s base template, make sure the following blocks are available in the <head> tag:

    • head, to provide xml content
    • css, to provide CSS specific to this application

    The content itself will be inserted in the content block.


This is a fork of django-publications from lucastheis.

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