Best Practices

Helpful groups

  • Group for your own papers: author=YOURSELF
  • Group for the papers of your group: author=YOURSELF and author=COLLEAGUE1 and author=COLLEAGUE2
See Groups for more information on grouping.

Sort order

Sort your entries with the bibtexkey on save (can be set in the database properties). This makes finding an entry easier in a large file.

Use Integrity Check often

Use Quality -> Integrity Check often to ensure that the quality of your database does not degrade. See Check Integrity for more information.

Enable save actions

Specify your save actions (can be set in the database properties). This ensures that your BibTeX file will look more consistent.
See Save Actions for more information.