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Pulls an author's bibliography from Westlaw.

Project description

CONTENTS OF THIS FILE

  • Introduction
  • Requirements
  • Installation
  • Functionality
  • Instructions for Use
  • License
  • Contact

INTRODUCTION

getcite was created to save Florida Law Review member’s time by automating the process called “pulling sources.”

REQUIREMENTS

getcite currently has the following software dependencies:

Python 3.5.0 or higher; Selenium WebDriver 2.48.0 or higher; Firefox 43 or higher; python-docx 0.8.5 or higher;

getcite has the following network dependencies:

For sources from HeinOnline: must be on local UF network or logged in to UF network through VPN;

INSTALLATION

For Mac:

  1. Download and install Python 3.5 or above, by going to this website:

    https://www.python.org/downloads/

  2. Once Python is installed, download getcite by opening terminal and

    typing:

    python3 -m pip install getbib –download ~/Downloads

  1. Once getcite is downloaded and unzipped, go to the getcite root

    folder (that contains setup.py) and type:

    python3 setup.py install

  2. To run, go to the ./getbib folder and type:

    python3 getbib.py

FUNCTIONALITY

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE

LICENSE

Copyright (C) 2015

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.

CONTACT

You can contact the author at: salexander2000@gmail.com

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