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I am using the natbib package.

Now I want to have a bibliography entry cited in full length in the text. That should also appear in the bibliography are. For example

Text text...

Mr. ABCD (2012) HELLO WORL, This is a cite in Page...

text text...

.....bib area...
Mr. bbb sss ..
Mr. ABCD (2012) HELLO WORL, This is a cite in Page...

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Similar to tex.stackexchange.com/questions/44394/… which uses bibtex. – SabreWolfy Feb 13 '13 at 8:08
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Use the \bibentry command from the bibentry package:

    author = "Frank Mittelbach and Michel Goossens  and Johannes Braams and David Carlisle  and Chris Rowley",
    title = "The {LaTeX} Companion",
    year = "1993",
    publisher = "Addison-Wesley",
    address = "Reading, Massachusetts"


A full in-text cite of \bibentry{goossens93}.

A regular citation of \cite{goossens93}.



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Thank you very much for a nice reply. It worked fine when I tested using your example. However, it did not work for me (where I was using ...\documentclass{article}... my bad luck?) OK, thank you very much. – Droid-Bird Mar 23 '12 at 10:35
@Droid-Bird: if you want to, you can add to your question a minimal version of a document illustrating the mentioned problem, so we can try to detect the it; you could also open a fresh follow-up question with a link to this one. – Gonzalo Medina Mar 23 '12 at 13:52
Thanks much. Finally it worked for me too. I think I had \nobibliography* command missing at the top of the file. By the way what does this command do? Why is it necessary? Do you mind to take a sec to tell me? Thank you. – Droid-Bird Mar 23 '12 at 15:17
@Droid-Bird: sure. Since a regular list of references is used (via the \bibliography{mytestbib} command in my example code), the \nobibliography* will load the same same .bbl file as \bibliography, but avoiding messages about multiple \bibdata commands and warnings from about multiply defined citations. – Gonzalo Medina Mar 23 '12 at 15:33
@GonzaloMedina Any idea how to convince hyperref to point to the one at the end (from References) rather than the one in the text? – Bogdan Vasilescu Jun 23 '14 at 14:32

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