Bibliography from ACM Portel

May 27, 2008 at 7:24 PM
I want to use bibliography from ACM portal but they specify it in format of BibTex or ACM ref format.
Can anybody tell me how can i use that style in word 2007. I don't want to copy each field manually.

regards,
Amit
Coordinator
May 28, 2008 at 9:51 AM
In Word 2007, XML is used to store references. There is no way to use BibTex directly in Word 2007. You will have to convert them to the XML format.

There are some tools out there to automate the conversion. I did not test them yet, so I can not comment on how well they work.

Firstly, there is the Bibutils program which allows converting BibTeX to MODS (bib2xml) and MODS to Microsoft's XML format (xml2wordbib). It comes in the form of a set of easy to use command line tools which work on most platforms.

Secondly, there is the BibTeX2Word2007 AWK script. AWK is a unix tool which also runs under cygwin but might be slightly harder to use then the first solution.