# [Tex/LaTex] How to get sequential references in the paper

bibliographiessorting

I'm using TeXnicCenter to write all my documents and generate my bib file by using JabRef. However I noticed that my references are out of order. It seems the addition order to JabRef file forces the numbering in my file. Is there a way to see my references sequentially in my paper?

For example,

In my bib file:

1. Berkay et al. Using References efficiently.
2. Alan et al. Asking better questions in TeX exchange.

In my tex:

Berkay et al [2] proposed a solution for references and recently Alan et al. [1] criticized him.

My question refers having them [1] and [2], sequentially, in order.

If I understand the question correctly, that you want the bibliography arranged in the order that each item is first cited, then you need to write \bibliographystyle{unsrt} or if you are using natbib then \bibliographystyle{unsrtnat}.