An unofficial command line interface for the SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System.
Make queries from the command line as in the webbrowser:
$ ads -q "author:^livingston year:2010-2022"
Common query elements are implemented as short-hands such as
$ ads -fa jenkins -y 2020
Then fuzzy-search the results based on year, author, and title and open the selected article as PDF:
Note that entries without open-access PDFs available are dimmed.
ads --help more information.
- A command-line fuzzy-finder: fzf, version 0.27 or higher
- An account at the astrophysics data system and an API token, stored either in
~/.ads/dev_keyor in the
ADS_DEV_KEYshell environment variable as per the ads python package’s instructions
The package is available on PyPI as
$ pip install fuzzy-ads