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I am trying to create a bibliography and my main source of information are websites. The problem I'm having is when copying the URL into the bibliography, LaTeX doesn't like typesetting all the symbols. I have tried simply going through each URL and changing each symbol to be shown correctly but it is taking up far too much time. Is there a way to enclose the URL in speech marks for instance and have it just show the URL without me having to alter each symbol. Something like raw text or creating a string?

\bibitem{wikisocialnetwork01}
Social network,
Wikipedia contributors,
Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,
Date of last revision: 6 March 2012,
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Social_network&oldid=480326647
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Have you tried the url package? –  chrisaycock Mar 6 '12 at 16:35
    
Thanks I used that and it worked properly. Also from that able to have them as clickable links. Thanks. For anyone else with this problem follow this link. stack.nl/~jwk/latex/examples/node4.html –  user12361 Mar 6 '12 at 16:48
    
Cool, I turned my comment into an answer. –  chrisaycock Mar 6 '12 at 16:53
    
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You can use the url package, which will take care of all this automatically.

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