Arcas is a python tool designed to help with collecting academic articles from various APIs.
Arcas allows you:
- access meta data from different academic APIs.
- a collection of examples of analysing such meta data.
The easiest way to install it is:
$ pip install arcas
To install from source:
$ git clone https://github.com/Nikoleta-v3/Arcas.git
$ cd Arcas
$ python setup.py install
Arcas uses docopt to pass a list of arguments.
$ arcas_scrape -p arxiv -t "Prisoner's Dilemma" -y 2000 -r 1
This query pings the arXiv api and asks for 1 record with the title containing the words Prisoner's Dilemma and published year 2000.
The full documentation can be found here: http://arcas.readthedocs.io/en/latest/index.html.
A repository that contains a set of example: https://github.com/ArcasProject/ArcasExamples