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Re: emacs metadata editor for (mostly) scientific pdf's

From: Rainer M Krug
Subject: Re: emacs metadata editor for (mostly) scientific pdf's
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2013 12:10:04 +0100
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On 16/01/13 11:46, Martin Rubey wrote:
> Thien-Thi Nguyen <> writes:
>> () Martin Rubey <> () Wed, 16 Jan 2013 09:22:42 +0100
>> Well, the main point is being able to edit at least Author, Title, Year 
>> easily.  (Because
>> pdfmeat makes mistakes)
>> Do these papers have online authoritative metadata (akin to PUBMED for the 
>> biological
>> sciences)?  It strikes me as backwards to have to mine metadata out of the 
>> PDF itself.
> Well, sometimes... I often get articles from the arxiv, which do not have 
> metadata, but the
> contents coincides with the "published" version, so I can then use the 
> metadata from mathscinet
> even if my library does not have access.
> However, I just found zotero + zotfile, which is a firefox plugin and does 
> what I need.
> Although I love emacs, it's probably better to stick to something which is 
> well-maintained.

In this case, you can also look at mendeley (extracting data from pdf) and 
JabRef (write data to pdf).

Although I think it would be nice to edit the data in the pdf from emacs.



> Best,
> Martin

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