A python script to abbreviate journal names in a bib file using publicly available journal lists.
pip install bibbreviate
or download the source and
python setup.py install
usage: bibbrev [-h] [-o OUTPUT] [-r] [-a ABBREVIATIONS] [-v] target positional arguments: target The bib file to abbreviate. optional arguments: -h, --help show this help message and exit -o OUTPUT, --output OUTPUT The output file name. If missing, output will be sent to stdout. -r, --reverse Reverse the process and unabbreviate journal names. -a ABBREVIATIONS, --abbreviations ABBREVIATIONS Path to a file of abbreviations in the form (one per line): Journal of Biological Science = J. Sci. Biol. -v, --verbose
WARNING: this package is still in beta. I use it on my own bib files, but errors are still more than possible. Be sure to back up your files before using.
This package is also not supported on Windows. I welcome pull requests to fix this.
The code for this package is hosted on GitHub (https://github.com/Winawer/bibbreviate), and is licensed under the MIT license. If you have improvements to the package, please submit a pull request and I will be happy to work them in.