[OS X TeX] Re: Beginner: bibliography strategy?

Martin Wehlou osxtex at wehlou.com
Mon Apr 11 09:57:12 EDT 2005


Thanks for the tip. I'll definitely try CiteULike.

-- Martin

Andrei Sobolevskii wrote:
> Martin,
> Now that you have a general idea of handling bibliography data via
> LaTeX+BibTeX, you might also look at a Web resource called CiteULike
> <http://www.citeulike.org>.  It is a kind of "social bookmark service"
> of the del.icio.us type <http://del.icio.us>, crafted especially for
> handling scientific bibliographies.  It can work with both BibTeX and
> EndNote, so in case you have any legacy EndNote files you must be able
> to just export them to CiteULike, keep there, and reimport as BibTeX files.
> From their front page:
> "CiteULike is a free service to help academics to share, store, and
> organise the academic papers they are reading. When you see a paper on
> the web that interests you, you can click one button and have it added
> to your personal library. CiteULike automatically extracts the citation
> details, so there's no need to type them in yourself. It all works from
> within your web browser. There's no need to install any special software. "
> If you happen to work in a field popular among CiteULike users (I guess
> you are since you are using PubMed), the additional value is that you
> can benefit from references to relevant papers other people are finding
> and publishing in their CiteULike libraries.  This is the "social"
> aspect of the service.
> I am using CiteULike for several months now and see it as a valuable
> addition to my usual BibTeX-based bibliography strategy.
> HTH,
> Andrei
> At 20:00 -0400 04/09/2005, TeX on Mac OS X Mailing List wrote:
>> But I need to work with bibliographies. I like the way EndNote (running
>> the demo) lets me access MedLine directly, then saves the retrieved
>> abstracts and data to its own database. Now I'd like to go from there to
>> TeX, somehow.
>> My question is not necessarily a step-by-step tutorial (some things one
>> has to do for one self...), but the general strategies. That is, assume
>> a Max, with OS X. What bibliography software would you use (free or
>> commercial)? How do I easily get references from there to TeX? (The
>> editor I'm using is BBEdit, by the way).

Dr. J. Martin Wehlou MD, CISSP
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