--- a/doc/manual/jags_user_manual.tex
+++ b/doc/manual/jags_user_manual.tex
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
 \usepackage{url}
 \usepackage{multirow}
 \usepackage{amsfonts}
-\newcommand{\release}{3.3.0}
+\newcommand{\release}{3.4.0}
 \newcommand{\JAGS}{\textsf{JAGS}}
 \newcommand{\rjags}{\textsf{rjags}}
 \newcommand{\BUGS}{\textsf{BUGS}}
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@
 
 \title{JAGS Version \release\ user manual}
 \author{Martyn Plummer}
-\date{1 October 2012}
+\date{30 August 2013}
 \maketitle
 
 \tableofcontents