More on: Citations and references

Dealing with non-English sorting

The BibTeX program was written primarily to deal with references in English. It is very limited in handling accented characters, and even more limited with non-Latin letters. In contrast, the Biber program was written from the start to handle a mix of scripts properly.

This means that if you are sorting your bibliography, and you need to sort in anything other than English order, you really should be using biblatex and Biber, rather than natbib and BibTeX.

If you load the hyperref package (as covered earlier), it will automatically make some content in your bibliography into links. This is particularly useful for URLs and DOIs.

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