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pdf2doi : A python library to retrieve the DOI (or other identifiers) from a pdf file
5 projects | /r/Python | 22 Apr 2021
For an arXiv paper is slightly more complicated because a query to export.arxiv.org returns data in XML format, so you need to parse it (I use feedparser) and then build a valid BibTeX string. You can take a look at the functions arxiv2bib and make_bibtex.5 projects | /r/Python | 22 Apr 2021
What are some alternatives?
LaTeX-OCR - pix2tex: Using a ViT to convert images of equations into LaTeX code.
PyPDF2 - A pure-python PDF library capable of splitting, merging, cropping, and transforming the pages of PDF files
arxiv-vanity - Renders papers from arXiv as responsive web pages so you don't have to squint at a PDF.
textract - extract text from any document. no muss. no fuss.
arxiv-latex-cleaner - arXiv LaTeX Cleaner: Easily clean the LaTeX code of your paper to submit to arXiv
pdftitle - a utility to extract the title from a PDF file
arxiv.py - Python wrapper for the arXiv API
pubs - Your bibliography on the command line
cobib - Console Bibliography