Markdown for Librarians and Academics

  title={Markdown for Librarians and Academics},
  author={Steven Andrew Ovadia},
  journal={Behavioral \& Social Sciences Librarian},
  pages={120 - 124}
  • S. Ovadia
  • Published 3 April 2014
  • Computer Science
  • Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian
Markdown is simple syntax that makes it easy to build documents using basic markup. Users format a document using Markdown and the document can then be transformed into a wide variety of document formats, either with a dedicated Markdown editor or via a third-party tool. Markdown works much like HTML. An HTML document can be built using nothing more than a text editor, with the author using HTML tags to format the document and a Web browser to interpret and render the tags. Markdown does this… 

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