cb2Bib includes nearly all standard and extended BibTeX fields. The complete list is as follows. The field descriptions are taken from The BibTeX Format written by Dana Jacobsen.
An abstract of the work.
The name(s) of the author(s), in the format described in the LaTeX book.
Usually, the PDF filename of the work.
A journal name. Abbreviations are provided for many journals.
Key words used for searching or possibly for annotation.
One or more page numbers or range of numbers, such as
43+ (the `
+’ in this last example indicates pages
following that don’t form a simple range). To make it easier to maintain
Scribe-compatible databases, the standard styles convert a single dash
7-33) to the double dash used in TeX to denote number ranges
The work’s title, typed as explained in the LaTeX book.
The volume of a journal or multi-volume book.
The number of a journal, magazine, technical report, or of a work in a
series. An issue of a journal or magazine is usually identified by its
volume and number; the organization that issues a technical report
usually gives it a number; and sometimes books are given numbers in a
The year of publication or, for an unpublished work, the year it was
written. Generally it should consist of four numerals, such as
although the standard styles can handle any
year whose last four
nonpunctuation characters are numerals, such as
Usually the address of the
publisher or other type of institution. For
major publishing houses, van Leunen recommends omitting the information
entirely. For small publishers, on the other hand, you can help the
reader by giving the complete address.
An annotation. It is not used by the standard bibliography styles, but
may be used by others that produce an annotated bibliography.
Title of a book, part of which is being cited. See the LaTeX book for
how to type titles. For book entries, use the
title field instead.
A chapter (or section or whatever) number.
The Digital Object Identifier is a unique string created to identify a
piece of intellectual property in an online environment.
The edition of a book—for example, ``Second”. This should be an
ordinal, and should have the first letter capitalized, as shown here;
the standard styles convert to lower case when necessary.
Name(s) of editor(s), typed as indicated in the LaTeX book. If there is
author field, then the
editor field gives the editor of the
book or collection in which the reference appears.
Electronic document file.
The sponsoring institution of a technical report.
The International Standard Book Number.
The International Standard Serial Number. Used to identify a journal.
The month in which the work was published or, for an unpublished work,
in which it was written. You should use the standard three-letter
abbreviation, as described in Appendix B.1.3 of the LaTeX book.
Any additional information that can help the reader. The first word
should be capitalized.
The organization that sponsors a conference or that publishes a
The publisher’s name.
The name of the school where a thesis was written.
The name of a series or set of books. When citing an entire book, the
title field gives its title and an optional
series field gives
the name of a series or multi-volume set in which the book is published.
The WWW Universal Resource Locator that points to the item being
referenced. This often is used for technical reports to point to the ftp
site where the postscript source of the report is located.