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Thin wrapper around the SciELO Manager RESTful API.

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Thin wrapper around the SciELO Manager RESTful API.

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Usage example:

import scieloapi

client = scieloapi.Client('some.user', 'some.api_key')

for journal in client.journals.all():
print journal['id'], journal['title']

How to install

You can install it via `pip`, directly from the github repo:

pip install -e git+git://

Or from PyPi (more stable):

pip install scieloapi


When a `Client` instance is initialized, the process automaticaly instrospects the API server
in order to make available only the endpoints part of the specified API version. The API version
may be passed as keyword argument `version` when creating the `Client` instance. If ommited,
the highest version is used.

>>> client = scieloapi.Client('some.user', 'some.api_key', api_uri='', version='v1')

Listing available endpoints:

>>> client.endpoints
[u'pressreleases', u'users', u'sections', u'sponsors', u'collections', u'changes', u'apressreleases', u'uselicenses', u'journals', u'issues']

Listing all items of an endpoint:

>>> for journal in client.journals.all(): print journal['title']
Acta Médica Costarricense
Acta Pediátrica Costarricense
Actualidades Investigativas en Educación
Adolescencia y Salud
Agronomía Costarricense
Agronomía Mesoamericana
Annali dell'Istituto Superiore di Sanità
Arquivos em Odontologia
Brazilian Journal of Oral Sciences
Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Cadernos de Saúde Pública

Listing items matching some params:

>>> for journal in client.journals.filter(collection='saude-publica'): print journal['title']
Annali dell'Istituto Superiore di Sanità
Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Cadernos de Saúde Pública
Ciência & Saúde Coletiva
Gaceta Sanitaria
Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia
Revista Cubana de Salud Pública
Revista de Salud Pública

Getting a specific item:

>>> journal = client.journals.get(62)
>>> journal['title']
u'Acta M\xe9dica Costarricense'

Use license

This project is licensed under FreeBSD 2-clause. See `LICENSE` for more details.


0.5 (2014-02-10)

* Added `tox.ini` to help the porting to Python3.3.
* Support for https (without verifiying CA).
* Added `Content-Type: application/json` HTTP header to all post requests.
* Added a do-nothing logger handler by default.

0.4 (2013-08-30)

* Params are sorted by key before the GET request is dispatched. This minor
change aims to improve server-side caching capabilities.
* Minor changes to the API of the function `httpbroker.get`. It now accepts a `auth` kwarg
to handle server-side authentication.
* Minor changes to `scieloapi.Connector`:
* A custom http broker can be passed as `http_broker` kwarg during init.
* Http methods are created dinamically during initialization, with user credentials bound
into it. Api_key is no longer maintained by the instance.
* `Client.fetch_relations` now accepts the param `only` to specify a subset of relations to fetch.
* Now the User-Agent is set to `scieloapi/:version`.
* The module `scieloapi.scieloapi` was renamed to `scieloapi.core` to make things clearer.
* Added POST method capabilities on endpoints.
* Added the exception `exceptions.MethodNotAllowed` to represent 405 status code.

0.3 (2013-08-02)

* Added more unit tests (Now at 73% of code coverage).
* Minor adjusts at `` installation script.
* New exceptions to represent http status codes.
* Better documentation at ``.

0.2 (2013-07-26)

* Slumber dependency was removed. The module `scieloapi.httpbroker` was created
to deal with http requests and responses.
* Better test reports now using Nosetests + coverage.
* Added method `Client.fetch_relations` to fetch all first-level relations of
a document and replace the value by the full document.

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