{amsrefs} is a bibliography formatting package provided by the AMS which supports inclusion of structured bibliographic information either directly in a LaTeX document file, or in a separate database.

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How popular is amsrefs in comparison with Bibtex?

Now that the amsrefs package for references has been available for a decade, how does it compare in popularity with Bibtex? Does there exist a pro and cons list for amsrefs?
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Left/right adjusment of labels in amsrefs

I am using the LaTeX package amsrefs for bibliography. The labels in the reference list appear adjusted to the right (of the label column). Is there a way to make them adjusted to the left? Here is ...
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# in url in amsrefs

I want to include a reference to a web page using amsrefs and the webpage bibliography entry type. The url has a # in it. A error message is issued, but after entering scroll mode, it is typeset ...
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Conflict between arXiv, amsart, and amsrefs package [closed]

A small example of LaTeX code producing the problem: \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \usepackage{amsrefs} \begin{document} Citation: \cite{test} \begin{thebibliography}{99} \bibitem{test} A. Bates. Test ...
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Dates for unpublished papers in amsrefs

I've recently started using amsrefs to do my bibliographies, which I like to do in alphabetic style (e.g., [Abc12]). Now amsrefs seems to require a numeric date field for each entry, but the issue is ...
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How do I use amsrefs to enter editors’ names in the standard format?

I have a question about amsrefs that is in addition to the one that I already asked here and that was answered. I would like to know how to enter editors’ names using amsrefs. Specifically, I would ...
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How do I get amsrefs to include the publisher’s name in a cross-reference?

I have the following example for doing cross-referencing using the amsrefs package: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{amsrefs} \begin{document} Please see \cite{B} for more details. ...
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Any amsalpha-like style in Biblatex?

Did anyone know is there a way to set style for biblatex? I would like a way to backref the cited page with linkedin hyperref, it seems that the Biblatex can do this, but the style is quite ugly!!! ...
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Is there a package (like showlabels) for amsrefs?

I'd like amsrefs to print (in the bibliography, not with the actual citations, e.g. in the margin) the label used in the \bib and \cite commands (i.e., the first argument to \bib). I tried this: ...
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Having references in the same latex file

Is there a way to have references in the same latex file (i.e. instead of having the references in a separate .bib file)
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Order of first/last-name for more than one author with amsrefs

I am using the amsrefs package with the author-year option. If I have two authors, I get in the reference for the author names the output: LAST NAME, FIRST NAME and FIRST NAME LAST NAME ...
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Bibliography in wrong format when in Table of Contents

I am using the report class and using \usepackage{amsrefs} as my citation style. When creating the table of contents, in order to get LaTeX to treat the bibliography as a section, I used the command ...
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Sizes in bibliography files

I have a file using amsart and accessing an external .bib file. I would like to generate a separate file of just the references appearing in my file. But I would like the entries in this file to ...
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Why does amsrefs do a pagebreak after the header? [duplicate]

I am using the document class amsbook and generate the amsrefs bibliography by \begin{bibdiv} \begin{biblist} \include{bibcode} \end{biblist} \end{bibdiv} Now, there is a page that only ...
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A Weird Pagination Problem with memoir, amsref

I have a weird problem to describe. Please consider the following code: \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,oldfontcommands,12pt]{memoir} % \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,oldfontcommands,12pt]{memoir} ...
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Sorting bib entries in amsrefs

Is there any way to automatically sort the entries within a biblist environment? For example sort alphabetically by author names, type of entry, etc. . Unfortunately I haven't found anything in the ...
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How to change bibliography style from [1] to 1

I know that several people have already asked this question, but for some strange reason the suggestions are not working. I have tried inserting: \makeatletter \renewcommand\@biblabel[1]{#1.} ...
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Incompatibility between amsrefs and memoir?

I am having trouble trying to use amsrefs together with the memoir class. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{amsrefs} \begin{document} Some text. \end{document} LaTeX ...
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How to mark different bibliographies with different letters in amsrefs?

It seems that amsrefs strikes again! I'd like to have more than one bibliography, and in the first one, the entries should be marked, say, as [A1], [A2] etc., in the second, say, [B1], [B2] etc. and ...
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amsrefs package problem

I am using the amsrefs package with the author-year option. I want to delete the author's initial from the \cite command by using the amsrefs package. can anybody suggest how to achieve this? e.g. ...
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Duplication of citation labels in amsrefs with shortalphabetic option

I'm having a problem with the citation labels automatically produced by amsrefs package when used with shortalphabetic option. Suppose that I have two authors with the same last name initial, say Aaa ...
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Is it possible to cite a webpage using amsrefs?

I'm (becoming) familiar with amsrefs' limited bibliography entry types and would like to know how one could add an entry type for citing a web page. According to the documentation for the package ...
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How to change the appearance of the optional argument of \cite in amsrefs?

Continuing my odyssey with oldstyle numbers, I'd like to disable them also in the optional (second) argument of \cite{...}*{...} in amsrefs. Any hints how to do that? (I'm using XeLaTeX, but this is ...
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Change definition of \sameauthors to turn off by same dash

I am using the amsplain style for the bibliography, but I do not want the dash instead of the names of duplicated authors. I found this post Is it normal for BibTeX to replace similar author names ...
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How to change the appeareance of bibliography item labels in amsrefs?

Assume that I'd like to set the item labels in the "references" list in amsrefs in, say, boldface (or in lining numbers - I have oldstyle numbers set throughout the document). I can do it in ...
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Changing the font size of a bibliography using BibTeX with the amsrefs package

I am using BibTeX with the amsrefs package to create a bibliography. The output of the bibliography looks to be of a slightly smaller font size that that of the ambient document, and it's imperative ...
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Changing the language of an amsrefs generated bibliography

Using amsrefs for generating a bibliography, is there a way to change the language it uses, for instance, for separating multiple authors? Amsrefs does not seem to care about the language parameter ...
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How to change citation style in amsrefs?

I want to use the alphabetic style of citation in amsrefs, e.g. I want [Kr03] instead of just [1]. The documentation says that there is an option to do this, but I couldn't figure out how to invoke ...
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How to convert .bib generated by Mendeley for use with amsrefs

I'm using TeX live 2010. I have a .bib file generated from Mendeley, and I want to use that with amsrefs, but it's confusing and the amsrefs documentation is somewhat hard to follow: how do I ...
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Two amsrefs bibliographies, with different label styles

How can I convince amsrefs to use in one biblist the alphabetic style and in another biblist the numeric style?
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Hyperlinks to a bibliography are one line off

I have long despaired of resolving the following glitch: If I am using hyperref with amsrefs, then all \cite links to the bibliography point to the line right below where they are supposed to. Here is ...
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How do I modify a .bbl file to change the label which appears in my document when it is cited.

How do I modify a .bbl file to change the label which appears in my document when something is cited? Despite indicating in this question that I know how to do this, I have forgotten and can't manage ...
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When should I use amsrefs instead of regular bibtex ?

I've heard (and read) about the new amsrefs system for citations. Is there a good explanation of the pros/cons of amsrefs vis-a-vis bibtex ?