[Tex/LaTex] How to validate (check) a biblatex .bib file


How can I validate the correctness a biblatex .bib file?

Where validate means checking for:

  • Duplicate keys
  • Missing mandatory fields

What tools do you use?

Best Answer

To validate my .bib files, I put together a Python script called Biblatex Checker.

It checks for missing fields, provides suggestions for common mistakes when using biblatex and identifies duplicate IDs.

It's based on BibTeX Check by Fabian Beck, which can be used for BibTeX files.