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Pure Python 3 wrapper for the Zenodo REST API

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Pure Python wrapper for Zenodo REST API.

Allows upload / download of data from Zenodo.


python -m pip install pyzenodo3

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pip install -e .


Here are several examples of using Zenodo from Python 3. All of them assume you have first:

import pyzenodo3

zen = pyzenodo3.Zenodo()

Upload file to Zenodo

  1. Get a Zenodo deposit:write API Token. This token must remain private, NOT uploaded to GitHub, etc.!

  2. create a simple text file mymeta.ini containing title, author etc. (see the example meta.ini in this repo)

  3. upload file to Zenodo (myApiToken is the cut-n-pasted Zenodo API text token)

    ./ myApiToken mymeta.ini

Find Zenodo record by Github repo

Rec = zen.find_record__by_github_repo('scivision/lowtran')

This Zenodo Record contains the metadata that can be further manipulated in a simple class containing the data in dictionaries, with a few future helper methods.

Find Zenodo records by Github username

Recs ='scivision')

Recs is a list of Zenodo Records for the GitHub username queried, as in the example above.


  • We don't use deposit:publish API token to keep a human-in-the-loop in case of hacking of sensor nodes.

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