# file.bib & sign

How to write to file.bib (sources for BibTex) sign &? I wrote

\&


And the result is:

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• What you have got is the & sign, but it is printed in the italic font like the text around it. The bibtex style determines which font is used. – Andrew Swann Feb 24 at 14:47
• that is an & the usual style in italic fonts, try \textit{\&} \&  in latex. – David Carlisle Feb 24 at 15:04
• – moewe Feb 24 at 15:38
• Using the Computer Modern fonts, probably the simplest approach is to explicitly request the "slanted" form: \textsl{\&} which has the same shape as the upright ampersand, but is slanted at the same angle as the italic alphabet. – barbara beeton Feb 24 at 17:23