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pybliometrics

Access Elsevier Scopus's API from Python on a large scale.

Documentation: https://pybliometrics.readthedocs.io

Development: https://github.com/pybliometrics-dev/pybliometrics

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Example

>>> from pybliometrics.scopus import AbstractRetrieval, AuthorRetrieval, ContentAffiliationRetrieval
>>> ab = AbstractRetrieval("10.1016/j.softx.2019.100263")
>>> ab.title
'pybliometrics: Scriptable bibliometrics using a Python interface to Scopus'
>>> ab.publicationName
'SoftwareX'
>>> ab.authors
[Author(auid='57209617104', indexed_name='Rose M.E.', surname='Rose', given_name='Michael E.', affiliation=['60105007']),
Author(auid='7004212771', indexed_name='Kitchin J.R.', surname='Kitchin', given_name='John R.', affiliation=['60027950'])]
>>> au2 = AuthorRetrieval(ab.authors[1].auid)
>>> au2.h_index
'30'
>>> au1 = AuthorRetrieval(ab.authors[0].auid)
>>> au1.affiliation_current
'60105007'
>>> aff1 = ContentAffiliationRetrieval(au1.affiliation_current)
>>> aff1.affiliation_name
'Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition'

Installation

Install the stable version from PyPI:

pip install pybliometrics

or the development version from the GitHub repository (requires git on your system):

pip install git+git://github.com/pybliometrics-dev/pybliometrics

Citation

If pybliometrics helped you getting data for research, please cite our corresponding paper:

Citing the paper helps the development of pybliometrics, because it justifies funneling resources into the development. It also signals that you obtained data from Scopus in a transparent and replicable way.

Change log

Please see CHANGES.rst.

Contributing

Please see CONTRIBUTING.rst. For a list of contributors see AUTHORS.rst.

License

MIT License; see LICENSE.

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