Gem Version

ItuBib is a Ruby gem that implements the IsoBibliographicItem model.


Add this line to your application’s Gemfile:

gem 'itubib'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install itubib


Search for a standard using keywords

require 'itubib'

hit_collection ="ITU-T L.163")
=> [<ItuBib::Hit:0x007f92b5d693c8 @text="ITU-T L.163" @fetched="false" @fullIdentifier="" @title="ITU-T L.163 (11/2018)">,
 <ItuBib::Hit:0x007f92b5d69350 @text="ITU-T L.163" @fetched="false" @fullIdentifier="" @title="ITU-T Z.161 (10/2018)">]

 item = hit_collection[1].fetch
 => #<IsoBibItem::IsoBibliographicItem:0x007f92b5c723c0

XML serialization

=> "<bibitem type=\"international-standard\" id=\"ITU-TZ.161(10/2018)\">
      <title format=\"text/plain\" language=\"en\" script=\"Latn\">
        ITU-T Z.161 (10/2018): Testing and Test Control Notation version 3: TTCN-3 core language

Get code, and year

ItuBib::ItuBibliography.get("ITU-T L.163", "2018", {})
fetching ITU-T L.163...
=> #<IsoBibItem::IsoBibliographicItem:0x007f92b5d8bc20


After checking out the repo, run bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run rake spec to run the tests. You can also run bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the .gem file to [](


Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at


The gem is available as open source under the terms of the [MIT License](