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Reference Types in Zotero, BibTeX, and XLingPaper

While working across systems sometimes I find this chart helpful. It aligns Zotero’s item types with how those item types are understood (with respect to exact equivalents) in BibTeX an XLingPaper. Note that per the instructions of BibTeX @misc “miscellaneous” should be used for all items not otherwise specified.

Zotero types BibTeX Types XLingPaper Types
artwork
attachment
audioRecording
bill
blogPost
book book book
bookSection incollection Paper in a collection
case
computerProgram misc
conferencePaper paper presented at a conference
dictionaryEntry
document
email
encyclopediaArticle
film
forumPost
hearing
instantMessage
interview
journalArticle article article
letter
magazineArticle
manuscript ms
map
newspaperArticle
note
patent
podcast
presentation
radioBroadcast
report techreport
statute
thesis mastersthesis thesis
tvBroadcast
videoRecording
webpage webPage
phdthesis dissertation
fieldNotes
inproceedings/conference Paper in a proceedings volume
booklet
image
inbook
manual
misc
unpublished
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Hugh Paterson III
Hugh Paterson III
Director of Market Research

My research interests include typological patterns in articulatory phonetics; User Experience design in language tools; and graph theory applied to language and linguistics.

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