The icite package – README file

The icite package – README file

Robert Alessi


icite is designed to produce from BibTeX or BibLaTeX bibliographical databases the different indices of authors and works cited which are called indices locorum citatorum. It relies on a specific \icite command and can operate with either BibTeX or BibLaTeX.

License and disclamer

icite – Indices locorum citatorum

Copyright ⓒ 2019–2020 Robert Alessi

Please send error reports and suggestions for improvements to Robert Alessi:

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

This release of icite consists of the following source files:

  • icite.dtx

  • icite.ins

  • Makefile

License applicable to the documentation

Copyright ⓒ 2019–2020 Robert Alessi

The documentation file icite.pdf that is generated from the icite.dtx source file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/ or send a letter to Creative Commons, PO Box 1866, Mountain View, CA 94042, USA.


  1. Run 'latex icite.ins' to produce the icite.sty file.

  2. To finish the installation you have to move the icite.sty file into a directory where LaTeX can find it. See the FAQ on texfaq.org at https://texfaq.org/FAQ-inst-wlcf for more on this.

Development, Git Repository

Browse the code

You can browse icite repository on the web: http://git.robertalessi.net/icite

From this page, you can download all the releases of icite. For instructions on how to install icite, please see above.

Comments, Feature requests, Bug Reports


Download the repository

icite development is facilitated by git, a distributed version control system. You will need to install git (most GNU/Linux distributions package it in their repositories).

Use this command to download the repository

git clone http://git.robertalessi.net/icite

A new directory named icite will have been created, containing icite.

Git hosting

Make an account on https://gitlab.com and navigate (while logged in) to https://gitlab.com/ralessi/icite. Click Fork and you will have in your account your own repository of icite where you will be able to make whatever changes you like to.