namedropR: Create Visual Citations for Presentation Slides

Provides 'visual citations' containing the metadata of a scientific paper and a 'QR' code. A 'visual citation' is a banner containing title, authors, journal and year of a publication. This package can create such banners based on 'BibTeX' and 'BibLaTeX' references and includes a QR code pointing to the 'DOI'. The resulting HTML object or PNG image can be included in a presentation to point the audience to good resources for further reading. Styling is possible via predefined designs or via custom 'CSS'. This package is not intended as replacement for proper reference manager packages, but a tool to enrich scientific presentation slides.

Version: 2.3.3
Imports: htmltools, qrcode, lubridate, webshot, bib2df, dplyr, readr, stringr, R.utils
Suggests: testthat (≥ 3.0.0), knitr, withr, rmarkdown
Published: 2022-05-18
Author: Christian A. Gebhard ORCID iD [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Christian A. Gebhard <christian.gebhard at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: namedropR results


Reference manual: namedropR.pdf
Vignettes: Custom Styling
Use in Rmarkdown


Package source: namedropR_2.3.3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): namedropR_2.3.3.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): namedropR_2.3.3.tgz, r-release (x86_64): namedropR_2.3.3.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): namedropR_2.3.3.tgz
Old sources: namedropR archive


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