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Re: [O] org-ref, abstracts

From: Julien Cubizolles
Subject: Re: [O] org-ref, abstracts
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2016 16:37:08 +0100
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John Kitchin <address@hidden> writes:

> I am pretty sure the metadata from dx.doi.org doesn't contain any
> abstract information, so there is not a way to put anything useful in
> it. The abstract is often covered by copyright. 

I hadn't thought of that. But for some sources (arXiv comes to mind)
that could be done, right ?

> You can add your own abstract with bibtex-make-field (C-c C-f) in a
> bibtex entry, or you can copy the bibtex entries from publisher sites
> which usually do contain the abstract if you ask for it.

Since the url of the paper is included in the bibtex entry, it's pretty
easy to get to the journal site and copy the abstract.


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