Re: [greenstone-devel] What is the structure of bib files ?

From John R. McPherson
DateTue, 24 May 2005 10:16:07 +1200
Subject Re: [greenstone-devel] What is the structure of bib files ?
In-Reply-To (42901d8a-1738a483-5029-63ad-mx-gmail-com)
On Sun, 2005-05-22 at 12:49 +0700, Thanh Quy wrote:
> What is the structure of file ".bib" ?I have a table in a relational
> database and I want to build a collection from this table, every
> record in this table is an entry of bib file.
> My fields in table: ThesisCode(primary
> key),ThesisName,Date,ProfessorName,StudentName1,StudentName2.
> How can I build my bib file and make config my collection to be able
> to search these entries?

Greenstone ".bib" files that are in BibTex format. This is the
bibliographic format used by LaTeX users.

The format is described in the btxdoc.pdf file which you can find

Alternately, you might want to think about using greenstone's DBPlug,
which will extract rows from a database and turn each row into a
greenstone document. By default, DBPlug will look for files that end
with ".dbi", and it is a special configuration format describing how to
connect to the database, and how to map database columns to greenstone
metadata. See the (GSDLHOME)/etc/packages/example.dbi file. You might
need to install extra perl packages for connecting to different types of