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Pulls an author's bibliography from Westlaw.

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  • Introduction

  • Requirements

  • Installation

  • Functionality

  • Instructions for Use

  • License

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


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;


For Mac:

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

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


    python3 -m pip install getbib –download ~/Downloads

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

    folder (that contains and type:

    python3 install

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





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 <>.


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