4 thoughts on “DOI to BibTex Converter

  1. I just found something even simpler: If you run Emacs, you can use the following code to automatically insert the bibtex entry for a doi into your bibtex file:

    (defun doi-to-bib (doi)
    (interactive “sEnter the doi to expand to bibtex via crossref: “)
    (with-current-buffer (find-file-noselect (expand-file-name “~/paper-ct-tccon/ref.bib”))
    (goto-char (point-max))
    ; doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2014.12.316 to http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2014.12.316
    (when (string-starts-with doi “doi:”)
    (setq doi (concat “http://dx.doi.org/” (string-remove-prefix “doi:” doi))))
    (insert (concat “\n\n”
    “curl -sLH \”Accept: text/bibliography; style=bibtex\” ”

    (defun string-starts-with (s arg)
    “returns non-nil if string S starts with ARG. Else nil.”
    (cond ((>= (length s) (length arg))
    (string-equal (substring s 0 (length arg)) arg))
    (t nil)))

  2. I want to know when I read research papers then at the end there are a lot of references given. So do you have an easy way to copy paste the entry of that form from a research paper to my .bib file.
    meaning let say this link https://www.scirp.org/journal/paperinformation.aspx?paperid=55903 has a lot of references.I choose reference number 19 which is Alsafi, H.M., Abduallah, W.M. and Khan Pathan, A. (2012) IDPS: An Integrated Intrusion Handling Model for Cloud Computing Environment. International Journal of Computing and Information Technology (IJCIT). It does not have a doi. Then if I want to use this in my .bibliography then how can I do this? I as of now manually search for the paper in Google and find out and then manually generate the bibliography entry for this type. If this can be automated then let me know.

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