Introduction
0 “Bibtex” is the reference Format for Latex.
0 The reference manager we use in this workshop is
JabRef.
0 JabRef is a free open-source application that can be
downloaded from the sourceforge website.
Prepare Scholarly Articles Using LATEX
- By Saeid Abolfazli, Hassan Keshavarz
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Easy Steps for Citation in
Latex
1. Install JabRef.
2. Create a database named database.bib and
3.
4.
5.
6.
download your references and add them to your
database.bib file.
Create a key for each one.
Insert them into your text.
Define your citation style.
Define your database name and location.
Prepare Scholarly Articles Using LATEX
- By Saeid Abolfazli, Hassan Keshavarz
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Installing JabRef
Download JabRef from fllowing address
http://sourceforge.net/projects/jabref/files/jabref/2.8
/JabRef-2.8-setup.exe/download
Starting From Scratch with
JabRef
1- Creating a New Database
0 File -> New Database
2- Importing/creating New BiTex entry
2.a) Search online digital libraries and download the
reference format.
This step is quiet varied among Digital Libraries.
Exporting Reference from ACM
Exporting Reference from IEEE
Explore
Exporting Reference from
IEEE Explore and ACM
0 Copy the Text from the open Window
0 Open JabRef ->
Exporting Reference from
IEEE Explore
0 Click on the Green “+”
Or
0 Click on BibTex from the Menu bar and select “New
Entry”
Exporting Reference from
IEEE Explore
0 Select your Entry Type
Exporting Reference from
IEEE Explore
0 Select BibTex Source, remove previous text and paste
your text here.
Exporting Reference from
IEEE Explore
0 Now you should have this screen
Exporting Reference from
IEEE Explore
0 Remember that you for each entry you need a
BibTexKey.
This number is the BibTexKey. The BibTexKey
can be an alphanumeric text usually made by
the authors’ name.
Exporting Reference from
IEEE Explore
If the BibTextKey is empty or you want to change it,
click on the Magic Wand to generate the key or type it
using your keyboard.
Exporting Reference from
IEEE Explore
Save it
You are done.
Importing Entity from WoS
0 WoS and Springe provide you a file to be executed in
the JabRef,
0 Search your article,
0 Select desired article by checking the box,
0 Scroll down till end of the page. Select “Save to
BibTex” -> Click on
Save the file in a known place. You are done.
From Springer
Search your article -> Click on the Article’s Name -> Export
Citation -> Select BibTex ->
->save citation.bib into a known
Importing the Entry into
JabRef DB
0 Open the folder that you have stored download file.
0 Double Click on it and select JabRef to open the file.
0 By doing so, the JabRef opens and you can see your
new entity.
0 If you are interested to change the BibTexKey, you do
so similar to the previous method.
0 Save your database.
0 You are done.
Citing in Latex
0 Create a new tex file.
0 Define a new “article”.
0 Define the title, authors name and their affiliations.
0 Build the title.
0 Start the body.
0 Could you?
0 Now compile it and see your file.
Citing in Latex
0 Your file should look like it
\documentclass{article}
\begin{document}
\title{This is the test}
\author{Saeid Abolfazli \\ University of Malaya \\ Malaysia}
\maketitle
\end{document}
Add citation to your text
Define biblio style using
\bibliographystyle{style file like ieeetran}
Set your database using:
\bibliography{d:/database/library}
Cite inside the text using \cite{bibtex key}
Add citation to your text
\documentclass{article}
\begin{document}
\title{This is the test}
\author{Saeid Abolfazli \\ University of Malaya \\ Malaysia}
\maketitle
\section{Introduction}
This is a simple sentence followed by a citation \cite{citationey}
\section{conclusions}
\bibliographystyle{style file like ieeetran}
\bibliography{d:/database/library}
\end{document}
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