Welcome to Arcas’ documentation!¶
Arcas is Python library which allow users to collect academic articles’ metadata.
A large number of scholarly databases and collections offer some form of API access. An API is an online tool to access data straight from the databases. Arcas is a tool designed to help communicate/ping various of these APIs.
Arcas offers access to metadata of articles from the following journals and pre-prints:
Note some journals might require you to register and generate an application key. Currently, the following journals require you to register your application:
Guidelines for adding your key to the right place can be found under the How to: Register Application and use api_key.
Table of Contents¶
- Installing Arcas