From: Simos Xenitellis [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 8:48 AM
Subject: Re: [tdf-discuss] LibreOffice for Academic Work --
On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 9:32 AM, Jonathan Aquilina
On 16/05/2012 08:18, Simos Xenitellis wrote:
On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 10:32 AM, Marc
I need to work out a short note about use of LibreOffice in an
academic environment. What would some of you, who are using
LibreOffice, consider necessary to use LibreOffice in an
I am not looking for a "wish-list", but a list of any
extensions/add-ons to LibreOffice that are available right now. Is
LibreOffice sufficient as is, or do any of you have any
of add-ons that are really needed for such a setting as a
I think that LibreOffice, and specifically LibreOffice Writer, is
quite good in writing essays.
You can use page and paragraph styles in order to create a
The documentation has more information about this, or see
Actually this is very important, because the proper use of
help you manage big documents.
You can use math equations as in
http://www.libreoffice.org/features/math/ so no third-party tool is
You can manage your bibliography with Zotero (Firefox
has a feature to export to LibreOffice.
Simos what about citation of sources and bibliographies, as well as
appendices for lets say a thesis?
You can cite your bibliography in the document using 'Insert?citation".
There are more bibliography tools, if you are interested to
test them out, JabRef, http://jabref.sourceforge.net/
Mendeley, http://www.mendeley.com/ (+document management,
Regarding appendices, see
I wonder if there is a document on the LibreOffice Wiki about
That is, a document that explains how to use LibreOffice
Writer for academic work.
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