How could I make my own reference (bibtex or other) to some arbitrary weblink like http://www.inf.ed.ac.uk/teaching/courses/anlp/slides/anlp13.pdf so that it appears under the 'References' of the PDF file generated by LaTeX.
For BibTeX you will need to create a
There are also other keys which can be used. I'm using Zotero, a Firefox Plugin, to collect my references. It produces the following BibTeX entry from e.g. this page:
However, whether or not and how the URL is displayed depends on your used reference style.
If you are using BibLaTeX (note the extra 'La') then you can use the new
I had not realized that you didn't know there's a