[EP-tech] Re: Export Eprints in Excel format
giorgis at lib.uoc.gr
Wed Apr 9 09:33:22 BST 2014
At least for me it would be easier to wright a PHP script that gets
the data from the database (this is what I have started.) but I need
to know on which tables to find the necessary information. Is there a
database diagramm somewhere?
> On 09/04/14 08:34, Dimitrakakis Georgios wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> is it possible to extract the EPrints in an Excel format where each
>> field is on a different column?
>> For example I would like something like the following:
>> Title| Authors | Journal | Publisher | Year | Pages |
>> where each one of the fields is on different column.
>> I have tried to get it from the database using a custom script but
>> unfortunately all information is not stored in one table (unless I
>> have missed something).
>> If someone could point me out where to get (on which tables) the
>> afforementioned data I would be grateful!
> What you need to do is write an exporter
> In essence, what you do is write a variation on
> ~~~/perl_lib/EPrints/Plugin/Export/BibTeX.pm (or ~~~~/DC.pm, or Text.pm)
> but creates a .csv file (or a tab-separated file)
> Either build the lines up by hand, or use something like Text::CSV::Easy
> (Sorry, there's no easy read-written solution for you)
> Ian Stuart.
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