BiblioSpec is a suite of software tools for creating and searching MS/MS peptide spectrum libraries. BiblioSpec is available free of charge for noncommercial use through an interactive web-site at The BiblioSpec package contains the following programs:

In addition to the primary programs, the following auxiliary programs are available:

Several reference libraries are available for download. These libraries are updated regularly and are for use under the Linux operating system. You will find libraries for

If you are looking for libraries to use under windows, they can be found here.

An overview of all file formats used is available. For a complete description of the MS2 and SQT file formats, see McDonald et al. (2004).

BiblioSpec Version 1.0 Copyright 2006 University of Washington. All rights reserved. Written by Barbara Frewen, Michael J. MacCoss, William Stafford Noble in the Department of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington.