Bibtex bibliography styles When using Bibtex , the bibliography style is set and the bibliography file is imported with the following two commands: \bibliographystyle { stylename } \bibliography { bibfile }

Biblatex is a modern program to process bibliography information, provides an easier and more flexible interface and a better language localization that the other two options. In this case, the label einstein produces [2]. alpha, etc. ). \cite{einstein} This will print a number of text, depending on the bibliography style, to reference the bibliography entry whose label is passed to the command. For the style, I've choosen the ieeetr style, which is very common for my subject, but there are many more styles available. See biblatex bibliography styles and citation styles for more information. Styles. Now to actually get the bibliography printed in our thesis we use the \printbibliography command at the end of the document. Which will change the way our references look like. sorting=ynt Determines the criteria to sort the bibliographic sources. Next: Drawing in LaTeX with TikZ In the following section you see how different bibtex styles look in the resulting PDF. Biblatex bibliography styles The next commands are the ones that set the bibliography style and import the bibliography file. Depending on the style, more citation commands might be available. By default the bibliography and citations use the numeric style which looks like this: To change the style we pass more arguments into the \usepackage command in square brackets. style=alphabetic Defines the bibliography style and the citation style, in this case alphabetic.

See Bibtex bibliography styles which contains examples of the default bibliography styles in L a T e X.

The Which will change the way our references look like. See Bibliography management with biblatex for more information. Bibliography management in LaTeX When it comes to bibliography management packages, there are three main options in L a T e X : bibtex, natbib (a package for use with bibtex) and biblatex.

The style is defined in the \bibliographystyle{ style } command where style is to be replaced with one of the following styles (e.g.