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cattobib --- convert Z39.50 library catalog server data to BibTeX markup

cattobib is a handy tool for quick conversion of library catalog data to BibTeX entries that allow reuse of the data as automatically retrieved and reformatted citations in documents.

The conversion task that cattobib is a complex one, and in the Unix tradition of combining small tools to make bigger ones, cattobib builds on several other packages that must first be installed before it can be used: see the README file in the distribution for details. For your convenience, here are links to those packages (Unix systems always have at least one awk implementation (only one is needed), and some also have tcl and expect, so you may already have some of these):