Re: Bibliography-Software recommendation
On Thu, 18 Aug 2005, Stephan Gromer wrote:
As I need to write scientific publications once in a while, I need
some sort of reference manager. Most biomedical journals insist on
manuscripts in Word or RTF-format, so OpenOffice is the suite of
choice under Linux I guess.
Using OOo is however a pain in the neck when it comes to references.
The build-in system is anything but userfriendly or intuitive.
Unfortunately, the OO-bibliography project has postponed its release
until OOo 3.x.
Perhaps it is a good question what comes first:
- OOo 3.x with support for references or
- people managed to educate journal editors that there
is something else than Word (LaTeX and others)
I would strongly advocate that someone with the proper administrative
rights @Debian includes this nice piece of software into the official
Strongly advocating means
- file a RFP bug report
- verify the existing packages
- ask for a sponsor