Re: [greenstone-users] Bibliography with Greenstone

From Michael Dewsnip
DateMon, 08 Sep 2003 15:04:33 +1200
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Bibliography with Greenstone
In-Reply-To (20030907214922-PVN28647-fep04-svc-swip-net-mta-int-swip-net)
Hello Lars,

Stuart's point is a good one and something you should check. If you still have no success, send me some of your bibtex entries and I'll try it here and see if I have the same problem.

Regards,

Michael

> @article{,
> author={H. Reiben},
> title={The Geology of theTehran Plain},
> journal={American Journal of Science},
> year={1955},
> pages={p. 617-639},
> number={253},
> booktitle={Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society}
> }

I'm not sure whether it is what's causing the problem or not, but this
bibtex entry is mal-formed. The first line needs to be:

@article{KEY,

Where KEY is a string that uniquely identifies this entry, often a
concatenation of the author and title strings.

stuart

pipeconsult@get2net.dk wrote:

> Hello all Greenstone users,
>
> I hope someone can help me here !!
>
> I set out to search for some software that would let me create and publish a small (less than 5000 references, not full text, but a few annotations) web-bibliography on the internet and I stumbled over Greenstone and not much else !!
>
> I have installed the software on my stand alone PC with web access and it works fine in as much as the demo is concerned !!
>
> I have looked at the 'examples' listed along with the *.cfg-files and together with the 'Inside Greenstone Collections'-paper I have come to the conclusion that the COLT-bibliography might be the closest to what I will need in terms of database design. But it will still need to be modified !!
>
> I have tried to use the config code directly from the COLT to 'build' a database but when I import data in BibText-format I don't get a bibliography. I get a message that it is not possible to import the *.bib-file from the directory on my PC. The *.bib-file is made in the program; BibEdit v. 1.1 beta with the proper reference-format that can be viewed in any text editor: an example......
>
> @article{,
> author={H. Reiben},
> title={The Geology of theTehran Plain},
> journal={American Journal of Science},
> year={1955},
> pages={p. 617-639},
> number={253},
> booktitle={Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society}
> }
>
> What am I doing wrong here ????
> I hope that Greenstone will not be turned into a 'Stepstone' in my search for the right software (and freeware). Still, tips from Greenstone-users about other software will be welcomed too !!
>
> Heelp !!! and - Thanks
>
> Lars Bertelsen
>
> pipeconsult@get2net.dk
>
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