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For some reason, my bibliography margin has changed after a certain entry. I've attached an image of what's happening.

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When I shuffled sources around, I found that it always happens at that particular bibliography entry. So, I checked the .bbl file and found this in the preceding entry:

\newblock 10.1007/978-3-540-92219-3_20.

Removing that fixes the problem. The thing is, I'd like for DOI and URL entries to be included in my bibliography. Should I be doing something differently?

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I can't see any picture being attached, maybe due to your rep. However, this might be a result of a bad entry in the bib-file. The number looks like a doi and might not be enclosed in correct {}. Search your bib file for this number and check the entry – Martin H Feb 9 '11 at 19:00
Hmm...that would be because I can't post images with less than 10 reputation. Either way, that did fix the problem...would you post that as an answer so that I can accept? – Brennon Bortz Feb 9 '11 at 19:07
Image posted here...thanks! – Brennon Bortz Feb 9 '11 at 19:15
I've embedded the image. @Martin: please post the answer, your answer should be accepted because it resolved this special case, not mine. – Stefan Kottwitz Feb 9 '11 at 19:20
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As pointed out in the comment of the question, the error is in the bib file. The number is a doi and apparently there is a closing } missing. I figure that you are using biblatex and doi's are normally automatically typeset as verbatim/url.

Find this number in the bib file and check that the doi is enclosed in {}

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The underscore _ in 10.1007/978-3-540-92219-3_20 may cause a problem because _ is the command for subscripts and requires math mode.

  • You could use \_

  • Or use \textunderscore (perhaps encoding dependent, I recommend to use T1: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}

  • You could use the underscore package

  • you could use commands of the url package such as \path or \url. \urlstyle{same} would use the normal text font.

  • If the bibliography style supports underscores or URLs, use braces, already recommended by Martin-H in his comment.

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Stefan, see Martin H's comment above. It is a doi entry with missing { }, which causes the verbatim printing of this entry to fail. AFAIK it uses \url already internally. – Martin Scharrer Feb 9 '11 at 19:18
@Martin: I've seen it. I guess I let my answer here for now because it's dealing with the cause and the general solution. I asked Martin do make an answer out of his comment as well to be accepted. Thanks for taking care (and your many great tipps here). – Stefan Kottwitz Feb 9 '11 at 19:22

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