italic – Automatic italic correction for italic and slanted text
The package defines commands \ital and \slant, somewhat simpler than those in ital, which package has wider coverage.
Maybe you are interested in the following packages as well.
- bibmods: Tighter tolerances for bibliographies
- rangecite: Will turn a range of citations into something like [1..3]
- xrefwarn: Only one warning for an undefined citation
- smaller: Choose an "adjacent" size in LaTeX