Bibtex parser for Python 2.7 and 3.3 or newer
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python-bibtexparser

Python library to parse bibtex files.

IMPORTANT: the library is looking for new maintainers. Please, manifest yourself if you are interested.

Bibtexparser relies on pyparsing and is compatible with Python 2.7 and 3.3 or newer.

Documentation

Our documentation includes the installation procedure, a tutorial, the API and advices to report a bug. References, related projects and softwares based on bibtexparser are also listed. If you would like to appear on this list, feel free to open a ticket or send an email.

Documentation on readthedocs.io

Upgrading

Please, read the changelog before upgrading regarding API modifications. Prior version 1.0, we do not hesitate to modify the API to get the best API from your feedbacks.

License

Dual license (at your choice):

  • LGPLv3.
  • BSD

See COPYING for details.

History and evolutions

The original source code was part of bibserver from OKFN. This project is released under the AGPLv3. OKFN and the original authors kindly provided the permission to use a subpart of their project (ie the bibtex parser) under LGPLv3. Many thanks to them!

The parser evolved to a new core based on pyparsing.