Creating a Bibliography

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A bibliography is a list of works that you reference in a document.

Storing Bibliographic Information

LibreOffice stores bibliographic information in a bibliography database, or in an individual document.

To Store Information in the Bibliography Database

  1. Choose Tools - Bibliography Database
  2. Choose Insert - Record.
  3. Type a name for the bibliography entry in the Short name box, and then add additional information to the record in the remaining boxes.
  4. Close the Bibliography Database window.

To Store Bibliographic Information in an Individual Document

  1. Click in your document where you want to add the bibliography entry.
  2. Choose Insert - Indexes and Tables - Bibliography Entry.
  3. Select From document content and click New.
  4. Type a name for the bibliography entry in the Short name box.
  5. Select the publication source for the record in the Type box, and then add additional information in the remaining boxes.
  6. Click OK.
  7. In the Insert Bibliography Entry dialog, click Insert, and then Close.
Note.png When you save a document that contains bibliography entries, the corresponding records are automatically saved in a hidden field in the document.

Inserting Bibliography Entries From the Bibliography Database

  1. Click in your document where you want to add the bibliography entry.
  2. Choose Insert - Indexes and Tables - Bibliography Entry.
  1. Select From bibliography database.
  2. Select the name of the bibliography entry that you want to insert in the Short name box.
  3. Click Insert and then click Close.

Related Topics

Bibliography Database

Creating a Table of Contents

Defining Index or Table of Contents Entries

Updating, Editing and Deleting Indexes and Tables of Contents

Formatting an Index or a Table of Contents

Editing or Deleting Index and Table Entries

Creating Alphabetical Indexes

User-Defined Indexes

Indexes Covering Several Documents

Some external tools exist that can interact with LibreOffice. One example is called Bibus.