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LaTeX and 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

Creating a bibliography file from scratch

To create a new bibliography file in ShareLaTeX, in the editor, click New File icon. 


An input box will appear for you to set the name of the new file. The file should have the .bib extension, in this example it's called "mybibliography.bib"; now click on Create.


A new file will be listed in the left panel, click it to edit its contents. Add your bibliography entries there.


Please note: These directions are from the ShareLaTeX website