BibTeX

## BibTeX: bibliography styles

Here is the same selection from a bibliographical database, rendered in four standard LaTeX bibliographic styles. The reference to ``Bailey'' in the article looks like this in the LaTeX source file sect3.tex;
```
A more complicated form \cite{Bailey} of the
command specifies specifize size and placement:
```

### \bibliographystyle{plain}

Entries are ordered alphabetically;

The Bailey citation appears like this in section 3 of the article:

### \bibliographystyle{unsrt}

Entries are not ordered alphabetically, but in the order they are first referenced.

The Bailey citation appears like this in section 3 of the article:

### \bibliographystyle{abbrv}

The bibliography looks the same as for plain style except that first names and names of journals and months are abbreviated;

The Bailey citation appears like this:

### \bibliographystyle{alpha}

The bibliography looks the same as for plain style except that the reference markers are not just 1,2,3... but are based on authors' initials and publication year;

The Bailey citation appears like this: