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RefManageR: Import and Manage BibTeX and BibLaTeX References in R

Mathew W. McLean

RefManageR provides tools for importing and working with bibliographic references. It greatly enhances the bibentry class in R by providing a class BibEntry which stores BibTeX and BibLaTeX references, and can be easily searched by any field, by date ranges, and by various formats for name lists (author by last names,
translator by full names, etc.) using R's person class.

Changes in Version 0.14.20 (2017-07-27) NEW FEATURES

  • Documentation example improvements
  • Improve error handling for API query functions
  • Package peer reviewed and accepted by rOpenSci (h/t Noam Ross, Carl Boettiger, and Amelia McNamara)


  • Remove missing plot from Rhtml vignette
  • URL field returned by GetBibEntryWithDOI is now decoded properly
  • Fix hyperlinks from bibliography to citations in vignettes
  • Remove a incorrect message occasionally output from the addition operator for BibEntry objects

This research was partially supported by Australian Research Council Discovery Project DP140100441.
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