Notes and Hints on using BibTeX Bibliographies
W B Langdon . 23 February 2003 (19 Sep 06)
Other Information on Bibliographies
Or use the
- Dana Jacobsen's Survey of
Bibliography Software. In addition to the survey there are
links to various tools to convert to
BibTeX format and on line bibliographies.
Tools for Manipulating BibTeX Bibliographies. This data is
maintained on several sites world wide. This link is my local one, you
may find another site is better for you. Tools include r2b (Refer/Tib
bibliographies to BibTeX), bibtex2refer, bibindex, biblook, bibmerge
bibclean which tidies BibTeX files and can also convert from
Scribe to BibTeX. (See the tools
subdirectory for more on bibclean).
BibDesk for Apple Mac.
BibNet for tools
tex2rtf format converter supports use of BibTeX and so may be
useful for MS Word users
may be a better starting point).
conversion has been done, the automatic links between the
bibliographic database and the document are lost and have to be
maintained by hand.
Nb ensure you use
the most recent version, older ones are prone to fall over when
- There is also support for BibTeX available for
users the GNU
templates may be helpful when creating new BibTeX entries.
Using Refer and
by Peter Martin, 13 Mar 2000
For users who create documents using Microsoft Word or any other comparable word
processor on Windows NT, 95 or 98 and who want to access the GP bibliography,
the EndNote tool can be used. EndNote is one of the leading bibliographic tools
available for these platforms.
To be able to use the bibliography with EndNote,
the refer format file should be
downloaded and the following steps used to create a usable database.
This will create a database that can be used directly from within Word.
If this is the first time you have used EndNote, create a new database for
the work you will be doing.
If you have already created a database, then select the database you want to
In EndNote, set the import filter folder to DIALOG_Online
Import the refer format file
into End Note. The filter to use is called
When updates have been made to the GP bibliography, import the new
into EndNote. This will update existing entries if they have been changed, and
add new entries. Do not start a new database since this will cause existing
citations in documents to become invalid since EndNote
uses a sequence number to correlate the citation to the database entry.
Back to other evolutionary bibliographies,
web based information etc.