Comprehensive citation of literature, data, materials, methods, and
software is one of the hallmarks of open science. When using the
R-implementation of WORCS, you will most likely be writing your
RMarkdown format. This means that you will
citekeys to refer to references, and these
references will be stored in a separate text file known as a
To ease this process, we recommend following this procedure for citation:
.bib file with
the BibTeX references for all citations.
.bib file from most reference manager
programs; the free, open-source reference manager Zotero is excellent and
user-friendly, and highly interoperable with other commercial reference
is a tutorial for using Zotero with RMarkdown.
citekey - the first word
in the BibTeX entry for that reference. Insert it in the RMarkdown file
@yourcitekey2020. For a parenthesized reference,
[@citekeyone2020; @citekeytwo2020]. For more options,
see the RMarkdown
knit command in
the YAML header.
knit: worcs::cite_all renders all citations, and
knit: worcs::cite_essential removes all
The procedure is documented in this