# Biblatex and folder contents

I was looking for a way to make nice index for my folders using LaTeX. I usually have lots of papers saved in a folder and I was looking for a way to use my paper references stored in JabRef (an open source bibliography reference manager which integrates neatly with AucTexi in Emacs, see http://jabref.sourceforge.net/). The problem is that I want to have the title of the author, year and the title of the paper (who remembers something like Arrow 1955?), so I looked for a way to print the paper titles. BibTex and all the citation packages don’t seem to manage, but then I stumbled on bibllatex (see http://ctan.org/pkg/biblatex).
On the homepage you find the following description of biblatex:
“Biblatex is a complete reimplementation of the bibliographic facilities provided by LaTeX in conjunction with BibTeX. It redesigns the way in which LaTeX interacts with BibTeX at a fairly fundamental level. With biblatex, BibTeX is only used (if it is used at all) to sort the bibliography and to generate labels. Formatting of the bibliography is entirely controlled by TeX macros (the BibTeX-based mechanism embeds some parts of formatting in the BibTeX style file. Good working knowledge in LaTeX should be sufficient to design new bibliography and citation styles; nothing related to BibTeX’s language is needed.”

Biblatex allows you to cite the title using \citetitle{bibtexkey}. Using this and, after some surfing, a little bit more LaTeX code, I managed to use LaTeX to produce something like:

Looks nice!