LaTeX package extending Springer's llncs class.
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LaTeX package extending Springer’s llncs class.


Copy llncsconf.sty in a directory that is searched by LaTeX (e.g,. either your texmf tree or the local directory with your main LaTeX file.


In a LaTeX file that uses Springer’s llncs class, just add


to use the style. The package supports the following options:

  • crop: crops the page (PDF) to the page size (152x235mm) used by the LNCS proceedings books (and the official PDFs offered by Springer). Please ensure that you do not have the option a4paper activated. Otherwise, cropping produces wrong results.
  • rcsinfo: adds RCS revision information to the first page of the document.
  • svninfo: adds subversion/svn revision information to the first page of the document.
  • llncs: typesets a copy of Springer’s copyright note. This should satisfy Springer’s requirements for self-archiving. You need to supply the DOI using \llncsdoi{DOI}.
  • proceedings: typesets a note in which proceedings the paper was published (similar to llncs without Springer’s availability note).
  • accepted: adds a accepted for publication at … note to the first page. This is useful for the phase where the camera ready version is prepared, but the publisher did not yet publish it.
  • submitted: adds a submitted to … please to no distribute note to the first page.
  • intended: adds a submitted to … please to no distribute note to the first page.

Moreover, the package requires two commands to be executed:

  • \conference{name of the conference} which takes one argument, i.e., the name of the conference. This is used when one of the options submitted or intended is used for loading the package.
  • \llncs{book editors and title}{start page} which takes two arguments: first the information about the book (e.g., editors, title) and, second, the start page of the chapter (contribution).
  • \llncsdoi{DOI} which takes one argument, i.e., the DOI of the final publication available at Springer’s web site.


Sprinter states in his Springer’s Consent to Publish v3:

Author may only post his/her own version, provided acknowledgment is given to the original source of publication and a link is inserted to the published article on Springer’s website. The link must be provided by inserting the DOI number of the article in the following sentence: “The final publication is available at Springer via[insert DOI]”. The DOI (Digital Object Identifier) can be found at the bottom of the first page of the published paper.

This package uses as is deprecated.


Main author: Achim D. Brucker



This project is dual-licensed under a 2-clause BSD-style license and/or the LPPL version 1.3c or (at your opinion) any later version.

SPDX-License-Identifier: LPPL-1.3c+ OR BSD-2-Clause

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