You can use BibTeX to automatically generate & format a bibliography in a LaTeX document.
First you need to create a bibliography database file with the extension .bib containing bibliographic entries.
You can then use the following commands in your LaTeX document:
Rather than having to edit your BibTeX bibliographic entries manually, you can manage your references with a reference management program, such as EndNote, and then export references in BibTeX format.
For example to export references from EndNote to a BibTeX file:
See the following links for more information on reference management programs that support BibTeX:
Many databases let you download references in BibTeX format, for example Inspec has a drop-down menu where you can select the format:
These are just some of the databases that have BibTeX as a download format option:
LaTeX is a typesetting markup language that is used to create formatted documents.
Many editors are available that make it easier to create and manage LaTeX documents. They may include features such as auto completion, spell checkers and allow PDF files and files in other formats to be created. These are some examples:
Follow these links to find out more about LaTeX & BibTeX: