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Lund University

Library Guide for Physicists: Write & Cite


The AWELU platform is an online resource for academic writing in English at Lund University.


LaTeX is a high-quality typesetting system; it includes features designed for the production of technical and scientific documentation. LaTeX is the de facto standard for the communication and publication of scientific documents. LaTeX is available as free software.

University of British Columbia, Canada, has a good guide about both LaTeX and  Bibtex .

Reference Management Tools

This LibGuide provides information about reference management tools for staff and students at Lund University.

A reference management program will help you collect and sort the references you need in your work, like a personal library, costumed for your personal needs.


BibTeX is reference management software for formatting lists of references. The BibTeX tool is typically used together with the LaTeX document preparation system. Within the typesetting system, its name is styled as {\mathrm{B{\scriptstyle{IB}} \! T\!_{\displaystyle E} \! X}}. The name is a concatenation of the abbreviations of "bibliography" and TeX.

Here you will find everything you need to know about BibTeX.