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A (probably partial) list of tools relating to BibTeX is given below. I would appreciate
hearing from you if you
come across additional tools which are not listed here.
- A simple AWK script for translating from ProCite format to BibTeX format
is available here. I haven't tested it, though.
Darley has written a set of Tcl scripts for Inspec, Hollis
(Harvard library format) and FirstSearch to BibTeX translation, called
Vince's Additions. You will need both the
library routines and the conversion scripts. A version for the mac Alpha
editor can be downloaded here.
- In order to translate the English BIDS format to BibTeX
you can use the Perl script bids.to.bibtex,
written by Ben
- A tool for translating BibTeX to HTML is bib2html,
written by David Hull.
- A good source for various BibTeX tools are the CTAN archives, directory
biblio/bibtex/utils, in Germany,
the UK and the US.
- The LaTeX3
project team is working on what seems to be a successor to BibTeX, called Camel.
I don't know much about it, but you could give it a try.
- An alternative to BibTeX which already (sort of) exists is Tib. Unfortunately, the source code is
fairly messy, and might or might not compile on your system.
- A general purpose BibTeX-related tool is BibTool,
written by Gerd Neugebauer.
It includes such features as syntax-checking, cleaning up code, auto label
generation, regexp-based search and more. It is written in C and compiles
on MSDOS and Unix machines (you'll have to do the compilation yourself).
- Jonas Bjornerstedt has written
a Windows program called BibEdit which is meant for creating and modifying BibTeX
files. Its philosophy is different from that of BibDB, with an emphasis on a simplified
editing interface rather than search and display facilities, so in the interest
competition I'll tell you that a beta version of BibEdit can be downloaded from
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