New CTAN package: arXivBib

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at
Sun Dec 18 22:01:57 CET 2005

John Forkosh writes:

>              I've uploaded ,
>              which is a new package.
>              As per your README.uploads instructions...
>                + what you've uploaded
>                + which CTAN node you've uploaded to
>                + where you want the files to go
>                     support/arxivbib
>                         (also, please  unzip README
>                          and place that README file alongside
>                 in the arxivbib directory)
>                + what licensing conditions you apply to your software
>                     GNU GPL
>                + brief summary of what your upload is intended to do.
>                   o arXivBib, licensed under the gpl, retrieves
>                     abstract pages from and reformats
>                     them as BibTeX entries.  It saves lots of
>                     typing if you have many such references to cite,
>                     but isn't worth the trouble if you only have a few.
>                   o please see
>                     for a more complete discussion (arxivbib.html
>                     is also included in the file)

i've installed the new stuff as requested, and updated the catalogue.

users may browse the new package at:

(there's just the README and the .zip file containing the whole

thanks, john, for the upload.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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