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I was unable to find a previous post about this - perhaps too simple? I just came across the BibTeX and am trying to use it with an EndNote library. I have exported to the .bib file (which looks good as far as I can tell), but no bibliography is printed and the references aren't being cited. Obviously there is something major missing. My document looks as follows.

\documentclass[11pt, fceqn]{article}
\usepackage{epsfig}
\usepackage{setspace, titlesec, caption, floatrow}  

\usepackage{amsmath, amssymb, amsfonts, amsthm, cite, mathtools, lineno, subfig, natbib}

\begin{document} 

Some text \cite{Alo_1}.

\bibliography{bib}
\bibliographystyle{plain}

\end{document}

Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.

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After executing

latex mydocument.tex

a text file called mydocument.aux is created, besides the dvi output. This .aux file contains information about the bibliography. You need to run

bibtex mydocument.aux

to produce the proper mydocument.bbl, and then again

latex mydocument.tex

for the output to include the bibliography

  • Can this be done within my document using TexStudio? I'm unsure how to run this file manually. Thank you again! – Tiffany Apr 1 '14 at 19:23
  • I think my file name is okay, but I don't think the .bbl is being created. It's a place to start, thanks for the help! – Tiffany Apr 1 '14 at 19:44
  • The contents of the .log file produced after the build should help to determine the problem. You can also try to run the latex bibtex latex commands from the command line. – yyhr Apr 1 '14 at 19:51
  • It should be unnecessary to specify .aux as the file extension for bibtex, and it's not necessary to specify tex as the file extension for latex. Hence, latex mydocument, bibtex mydocument, and twice more latex mydocument should suffice. – Mico Apr 2 '14 at 13:04

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