can anyone get a citation on this link? It fails on Zotero too :)

Paulo Ney de Souza pauloney at
Wed Dec 29 22:31:43 CET 2021

I believe there is a need for something that will download the record and
check if an existing record is correct... so a journal -- upon receiving a
submission -- would follow a DOI or an URL, and verify and even augment the
existing record.

Paulo Ney

On Wed, Dec 29, 2021 at 1:00 PM David Carlisle <d.p.carlisle at>

> On Wed, 29 Dec 2021 at 18:59, Mike Marchywka <marchywka at>
> wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 29, 2021 at 06:48:36PM +0000, John C Frain wrote:
>> >    Faster than pen and paper the google scholar link under related info
>> links give bibtex and other formats for citing the
>> >    article.  Search in Jabref also found the required bibliographic
>> material;
>> You need to see the usage of Zotero and TooBib :)
>> One goal is to create a single action for getting a bibtex
>> entry from any given page to avoid disrupting the train
>> of thought while compiling citations.
> I must admit I have never understood this.  Given the effort required to
> write a paper and presumably to read the paper you are citing, clicking on
> a link labelled "Citation export" to get a bibtex entry seems to me to be a
> completely insignificant effort. I can see if you want to extract a bibtex
> database of the entire journal archive, an automated API might be useful,
> but for actual document authors, needing individual entries, what is the
> workflow that you are imagining here?
> David
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