Bibliographic Nirvana

What's more fun than writing your research papers? Compiling the references for them! In all seriousness, blogger Neil Saunders writes about his "zen moment" with the typesetting software LaTeX. This freeware includes modules that handle all kinds of heavy lifting, from formatting scientific bibliographies (he refers to BibTeX in his post) to scoring musicals. Best part is, it's free.

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