1. Ian Huston
  2. pyinspire



Retrieve results from the INSPIRE HEP database (http://inspirehep.net) from the command line.

Author: Ian Huston

Contributors: David Straub

Released under the modified BSD license.

Usage: pyinspire.py [options]

Example: pyinspire.py -b -s "find a Feynman, Richard"


--version show program's version number and exit
-h, --help show this help message and exit
-s STRING, --search=STRING
 search string to send to INSPIRE
-b, --bibtex output bibtex for entries
--latexEU use LaTeX(EU) format for entries
--latexUS output bibtex for entries
-v, --verbose print informative messages
--debug log lots of debugging information

Tested with Python 2.7 and 3.4.

Please be careful to not overload the INSPIRE server by repeatedly requesting large numbers of results. If using pyinspire in a script please add some throttling of frequency of search queries.

Note: Currently only the first 100 results are returned.