Writing your thesis: A meta-list of advice!

Rather than repeating stuff that others repeatedly repeated, I’ll just list some useful and interesting links about how to write your thesis (or just another paper) with LaTeX. This list will probably steadily be extended. VERY basic approach to writing a BASIC thesis. Also still uses only BibTeX. http://texblog.org/2012/06/08/writing-a-thesis-in-latex/ Good overview over the whole process of writing a PhD thesis. This one is especially notable for the General Thesis Writing Advice in the back. http://www.dickimaw-books.com/latex/thesis/thesis-report.pdf BibLaTeX/Biber and BibSonomy (yeah, that’s mine.) http://www.thomas-niebler.de/bibsonomy-biblatex-a-powerful-combination/ A pretty general list of packages. http://www.howtotex.com/packages/9-essential-latex-packages-everyone-should-use/ Really useful (and unknown to me) packages for writing a big, long

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BibSonomy + BibLaTeX: A powerful combination

As a PhD student, I often have to deal with citing someone else’s work in my publications. Up until now, me and my colleagues used the standard combination of pdflatex and bibtex. Works pretty well, doesn’t have too many features. To store my bibliography, I use BibSonomy. I can browse my collection using tags and can export single or a list of items to a set of export formats, e.g. BibTeX, which is pretty neat. To incorporate some BibTeX references into my works, I had to copy-paste them from BibSonomy into my bibliography file. This leads to cluttered references across several

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