Download PDFs from Project MUSE and stitch them together into a single-file using
⚠️ WARNING ⚠️
Any downloads you perform with this tool are for your own usage. I personally hate reading PDFs on a browser, this lets me read them much more easily offline. This is just for personal use.
git clone https://github.com/captn3m0/muse-dl.git cd muse-dl shards install shards build ./bin/muse-dl --help
Please ensure you have
pdftk installed, and run the
muse-dl binary. To build the binary, please run the steps in Installation.
Usage: muse-dl [--flags] [URL|INPUT_FILE] URL: A link to a book on the Project MUSE website, eg https://muse.jhu.edu/book/875 INPUT_FILE: Path to a file containing a list of links --no-cleanup Don't cleanup temporary files --tmp-dir PATH Temporary Directory to use --output FILE Output Filename --no-bookmarks Don't add bookmarks in the PDF --input-pdf INPUT Input Stitched PDF. Will not download anything --clobber Overwrite the output file, if it already exists. Not compatible with input-pdf --cookie COOKIE Cookie-header -h, --help Show this help
muse-dl https://muse.jhu.edu/book/875 Saved final output to Accommodating Revolutions- Virginia's Northern Neck in an Era of Transformations, 1760-1810.pdf
Alternatively, if you pass a
input-file.txt (sample), you can pass it as the sole parameter.
And it will download all the links in that file.
Licensed under the MIT License. See LICENSE file for details.