For those who are interested, here's information on LaTex and Bibtex compatibility. Sources is MIT's Zotero guide.
What is LaTeX?
LaTeX is a typesetting program that takes a plain text file with various commands in it and converts it to a formatted document based on the commands that it has been given. The source file for the document has a file extension of .tex. It is widely used at MIT for theses and other technical papers due to its prowess with mathematical and foreign characters. For more information on LaTeX, see LaTeX on Athena Basics, provided by the Athena On-Line Help system.
What is BibTeX?
BibTex is a bibliographic tool that is used with LaTeX to help organize the user's references and create a bibliography. A BibTeX user creates a bibliography file, wth a file extension of .bib, that is separate from the LaTeX source file. Each reference in the bibliography file is formatted with a certain structure and is given a "key" by which the author can refer to it in the source file. For more information on BibTeX, see MIT IS&T's page: How do I Create Bibliographies in LaTeX.
- Zotero at MIT: Zotero with LaTeX and BibTeX
This guide provides instructions to export all of the references in a certain citation library to BibTeX. It was written with Zotero in mind, but both Mendeley and Zotero export libraries the same way using BibTex files, Mendeley users can follow these instructions, too.
- How compatible is Mendeley with LaTeX?
Latex - Mendeley question and response from Mendeley Support:
How compatible is Mendeley with LaTeX? I am considering using Latex to help version control my thesis and I would like to use Mendeley hand-in-hand with that. Could someone advise me? I have found a few questions relating to LaTeX in the archive - but have yet to be convinced whether Mendeley supports it or not!
Mendeley can create a bibTeX file through Tools —> Options —> BibTeX syncing which can be used with LaTeX, I hope this helps!
Could someone help me modify the APA style definition to remove the DOI and "Retrieved" fields from the bibliography?
I need an APA bibliography that looks like this (italics not showing below):
Edinger, J. D., Stout A. L., & Hoelsscher, T. J. (1988). Cluster analysis of insomniac’s MMPI profiles: Relation of subtypes to sleep history and treatment outcome. Psychosomatic Medicine, 50, 77–87.
What I get is this:
Blennow, G., Romelsjö, A., Leifman, H., Leifman, A., & Karlsson, G. (1994). Sedatives and hypnotics in Stockholm: social factors and kinds of use. American Journal of Public Health, 84(2), 242–246. Retrieved December 12, 2008, from http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1615006&rendertype=abstract.
Burström, K., Johannesson, M., & Diderichsen, F. (2001). Health-related quality of life by disease and socio-economic group in the general population in Sweden. Health Policy (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 55(1), 51-69. doi: 11137188.
This issue has been, ahem, discussed before: http://forums.zotero.org/discussion/798/ms-integration-bibliography-retrieved-unwanted/
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