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I'm using Inlage to write my thesis. I made a .bib file and I want to use it to obtain my bibliography. I have one .tex file where I include all the others.

\documentclass[dvips,letterpaper,12pt, openright]{report}




What do I have to do in order to use the same bib file for all chapters? And which command do I need to use?

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Do you want a bibliography to appear at the end of each chapter, or just one bibliography to appear at the end of the thesis? – chrisaycock Jan 28 '13 at 16:50
I want the bibliography at the end of the thesis, and how can i use the cite in the other chapters. – v1sc3rr4k Jan 28 '13 at 16:52

You should just put

\bibliographystyle{plain} %whatever style you prefer
\bibliography{./bibliography_file}% Produces the bibliography via BibTeX.



in the main file. The bibliography filename goes without the .bib extension. You refer to an entry with the \cite command:


The Include statements in latex just load the source in your main document during processing. Run bibtex after latex and then latex again, twice.

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Because the contents of your chapters will be included in the one LaTeX file you're typesetting, those chapters can reference entries in your BibTeX file the usual way:

some amazing discovery~\cite{myentry}.

And at the end of your thesis file, just include these lines above your \end{document}:

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The label name is correct and also the file bib name but i have this: Package natbib Warning: Citation `Coh' on page 1 undefined – v1sc3rr4k Jan 28 '13 at 17:02
You have to run pdflatex, bibtex, pdflatex and pdflatex on yourfile.tex in this order. – Harish Kumar Jan 28 '13 at 23:46

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