[OS X TeX] BibTeX Questions.
Adam R. Maxwell
amaxwell at mac.com
Sat Jan 8 17:02:16 EST 2005
On Jan 8, 2005, at 13:38, Herb Schulz wrote:
> Since I wrote my Thesis BT (Before TeX) when bibliography was done by
> and you paid an approved secretary $0.50 US per page to type (and
> your Thesis I've managed to keep bibliographies fairly small and
> using BibTeX.
That sounds horrid (not to mention too expensive); I wrote my MS thesis
using Word, though, which was worse than your average typewriter.
> Now I'd like to play around with BibTeX and BibDesk, etc., and
> wonder if there is a freely available .bib file with TeX/LaTeX
> so I can play around writing about things with which I'm familiar. It
> be great if it had package references as well as book and article
Check out ftp://ftp.math.utah.edu/pub/tex/bib/ for .bib files; we use
tugboat.bib as a test case for BibDesk. Also, I'd recommend using the
natbib package for anything math/science related; the docs for it are
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