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A Python package to download PDFs from OA publications in PubMed

Project description

A Python package to download PDFs from OA publications in PubMed. The underlying code is forked from Downloaded files are located by default in your personal folder under the ‘pubmed2pdf’ directory.


pubmed2pdf can be installed from PyPI with the following command in your terminal:

$ python3 -m pip install pubmed2pdf

The latest code can be installed from GitHub with:

$ python3 -m pip install git+

For developers, the code can be installed with:

$ git clone
$ cd PubMed2PDF
$ python3 -m pip install -e .

How to Use

PubMed2PDF works by simply typing the list of PubMed identifiers in your command line interface or reading them from a file.

Example from file:

$ python3 -m pubmed2pdf pdf --pmidsfile="/my/path/to/the/file"
$ python3 -m pubmed2pdf pdf --pmids="123, 1234, 12345"

Run the help command to see all functionalities

$ python3 -m pubmed2pdf pdf --help

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