Update: A solution has been worked out here: String comparison in \ifthenelse Another way of reusing text could be done with the extract package as mentioned here. I am working on the translation of ...
Is anyone aware of a modern tool that can be used with BiBLaTeX to produce a structured list of an entire BiBTeX database, like to old biblist under LaTeX 2.09?
Is there a way of using a relation database (e.g. MySQL) as a bibsource in Biblatex?