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Managing References with LaTeX/BibTeX

This LibGuide is designed for University of Melbourne staff and students to instruct on the various methods of reference management within LaTeX documents. The basics of a LaTeX bibliography is explained with reference to more popular editors such as Shar


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Overleaf (previously WriteLaTeX) is a free online LaTeX editor that enables publishing, editing and writing scientific document quick and easy. Overleaf aims to make the research of science open and accessible in a faster format, by allowing writing, reviewing and publication to take place in one space. 

Overleaf v2 was launched on 4th September 2018 and marks the merger between Overleaf and ShareLaTeX and represents a combination of their best features in one platform. For further about the project and log in information for existing ShareLaTeX users go here.

Overleaf and reference managers

Overleaf has managed to seamlessly integrate external reference managers easily into it's website. For instructions on using Overleaf specifically with Mendeley and Zotero please click the following links or explore this tab.