KBibTeX: An easy to use and versatile Bibliography Manager for KDE

So you work in a scientific environment and wonder how to organize bibliographic data, downloaded articles/preprints and links to online papers in such a way that…:

  • …you can easily browse through your collection of articles and search for particular publications
  • …you can automate the process of creating citations and references when typing your own articles in LaTeX
  • …you can include new articles in your collection from online repositories with a few clicks
  • …you keep full control over the stored data by being able to access the BibTeX “source” at any time

Then KBibTeX is the program you are looking for. It uses the BibTeX format to store bibliographic data and provides a nice KDE interface to search through your BibTeX files. Its main window looks like this: