mendeley-add-citations

Adds citations count to documents in your Mendeley library.

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Installation

Install python and pip and afterwards run:

git clone https://github.com/smidm/mendeley-add-citations
cd mendeley-add-citations
pip install -r requirements.txt

Usage

You have to register the application at Mendeley before usage.

  1. create account at http://dev.mendeley.com/
  2. register the application at http://dev.mendeley.com/myapps.html
    1. to redirect URL fill http://localhost:5000/oauth
    2. generate secret
    3. submit
    4. write to config.yml the client id and the secret.

To start the script run:

$ python mendeley_add_citations.py

On the first run you will be asked to go to an url where you have to grant access to your Mendeley library.

You can set a few options at the beginning of mendeley-add-citations.py.

The whole process takes from tens of minutes to hours. There are pauses between requests to Google Scholar between 5 and 20 seconds to avoid being blocked by Google.

Known Problems

In case of WSGI application exception KeyError: 'state' clear cookies originating from mendeley.com.

License

GPL3, see LICENSE

Mendeley Add Citations

Adds citations count to documents in your Mendeley library.

Mendeley Add Citations Info

⭐ Stars 16
🔗 Source Code github.com
🕒 Last Update a year ago
🕒 Created 8 years ago
🐞 Open Issues 2
➗ Star-Issue Ratio 8
😎 Author smidm