{apa-style} is about bibliography questions using the style of the American Psychological Association. Use this tag in addition to the tag for the specific package you use to implement the style.

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What is the relationship between natbib, apacite package, and apa document class?

This is the first time I have to submit to a journal and need to reformat my bibliography according to APA guidelines. This leaves me very confused since there seem to be multiple ways to do the same ...
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In-text citation with biblatex-apa not using et al. correctly? Two authors listed before et al

I'm writing my thesis, and have had the strangest behavior from just one in-text citation. I'm using biblatex/biber with the following setup: \documentclass[letterpaper, 11pt, twoside, openright]{...
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Why don't I get a default APA-abstract and appendix?

I'm sorry, I'm still very new to latex. I'm writing a psychology report right now and I need to write an abstract. I guess the right setting for abstracts in the APA format are already included in ...
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Problem with \mkbibdateapalongextra of biblatex-apa

biblatex-apa gives me this: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \mkbibdateapalongextra {labelyear}{labelmonth}{labelday}\iffieldu... I'm using the default (...
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Can't define apa as bibstyle “Undefined control sequence. <argument> \mkbibdateapalongextra”

I have to write a report using APA style bibliography, using this minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber, bibstyle=apa, ]{biblatex} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{...
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Problem with apa style

I have a problem using apa style in BibLaTeX. \documentclass[a4paper,14pt]{extarticle} \usepackage{cmap} \usepackage{mathtext} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} ...
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How to get short author lists using natbibapa option of apacite?

natbib's basic citation commands, such as \citep, produce short author lists by default. For example, the MWE below produces "(Richerson et al., 1997)". \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @...
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Flushleft bibliography APA style

I need all the line in bibliography to be flush left. Following is the code \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{report} \usepackage{ragged2e} \usepackage{apacite} \usepackage{breakcites} \usepackage[byname]...
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Referencing an URL: Change “Retrieved from” to “Available here”

I have some URLs in my references. When using \usepackage[ngerman]{babel}, "Retrieved from [some URL]" turns into "Zugriff auf [some URL]", e.g. I would like to change "Zugriff auf" into "Verfügbar ...
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apalike Bibliographystyle error with website link reference

I want to cite a website link as a reference using apalike bibliographystyle. I have to use apalike as requested by the conference. Here is the code: \documentclass[times,10pt,twocolumn]{article} \...
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labels before entries in only one of two split biographies

I use labels before entries in the bibliography, just as in the solution given in Bibliography styles like authordate2 in biblatex or natbib?, which works like a charm. However, I need to limit the ...
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APA style with the same surname for the first author but different last name and middle name [duplicate]

I am trying to avoid the use of initials when citing (which APA does automatically) when I have the same surname for the first author but different middle and last names. Following is the code: \...
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How to add abreviated name, full lastname and an identifier to the bibliography section to natbib citations?

I would like to add an identifier to my current natbib setting. Is there anyway to add the a ''citep style identifier'' to the bibliography section?. For instance: Y. Tang, Y.-Q. Zhang, N. V. Chawla, ...
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Force natbib+apalike to display the first two authors for a specific item

I am using natbib with apalike bibliography style. Some of the entries in my bib file are papers characterized by first co-authorship. So far, when I \cite them, only the first author is reported (e....
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Modify model5-names.bst from elsarticle.cls to insert comma after 2rd–4th authors in text citation

I would like the following in text citations: Hollingsworth, Simmons, Coates and Cross (1991) (Hollingsworth, Simmons, Coates & Cross, 1991) to appear as: Hollingsworth, Simmons, Coates, and ...
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APA style quotes, year with parentheses, footcites, ibidem

I would like my citation style to be a footnote Author (Year) for the entire Author (Year) to be a hyperlink to the bibliography for repeated citations to be Ibid So far I can almost do it all. ...
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Suppressing the retrieval date in biblatex-apa

I was wondering why biblatex-apa was not suppressing the urldate from being printed. So I looked around and I found the question Odd date output from biblatex-apa, but found out that it was more about ...
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Author and year displayed in separate column: which bibliography style is this?

I am trying to figure out which bibliography style this is: I am using the natbib package with the apalike bibliography style, which is what I want for the right column, but I am missing the left ...
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apacite: Capitalize “von” author prefix at the beginning of a sentence

I am using apacite to build my bibliography. In this bibliography, there is one author with a German "von" prefix (von Bühlow). When using \citeA, the author I am getting "von Bühlow", which is ...
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Bibliography in latex apa problem

i am a passive follower of this forum for quite a time and it usually helped my but now i can't figure a probleme. I want to have a simple bibliography (prefered) in APA but it does not work. I tried ...
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Remove parentheses around year in apacite

I need to remove parentheses around year in bibliography. I am using apacite. My setup: \usepackage{apacite} \usepackage{natbib} ... \nocite{*} \bibliographystyle{apacite} \bibliography{literature} ...
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Add Comma Before & in reference list

I am relatively new to LaTex and I am using TexMaker on Linux for my thesis. I am using the following code for my document and in particular for my reference list: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,...
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Sorting bibliography entries of similar author (First author) and year in apa-good style

I need to sort my bibliography (apa-good style) by only the first author (A) and year of the paper. Example: A, R, T, N, T (2016) Extraction.. A, G, T (2015) Analysis... But now the result is: A, G, ...
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apalike bibliography pages are not separated

I have a problem when using \bibliographystyle{apalike} When I write @article{Petrenko05, author = {A.A. Petrenko and Y. Leredde and P. Marsaleix}, title = {Circulation in a ...
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APA 6th Edition Reference Problem [closed]

I have a problem in giving reference in APA 6th style. My reference code as below. The problem is that in reference section, there is no numbering, and on url reference, there is blue square. Another ...
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Beamer: Changing the font size of the references using the shrink argument causes an error

I'm trying to change the font size of the references using the shrink of the frame argument. However, if I run this code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[american]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Problems to export Zotero to bibtex, Natbib error and JabRef error

I am very new to using references in Latex, so I may make stupid mistakes. So far I used Zotero for reference managing in Word. Ultimately I need an APA style, where in-text is "Author (year)" format ...
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Bibliography: natbib, apa-style and apacite

At the beginning I used \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{apa} and I really like the author-year notation. The result looks fine, but it's English and this time my seminar thesis is written ...
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APA style in German, but with commas (except for in the text)

I'm looking for some help. I'm writing my master's thesis in German using the APA style (apacite package). So since the document is in German it automatically deletes the commas in the reference list ...
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Volume number should not be displayed in italics with apacite bibliography style

I am very new to LaTeX, and I'm trying to set up my citation and bibliography format. The only problem I have left is that my volume/issue is displayed in italics when I use the apacite bibliography ...
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apacite bibliography style doesn't in Elsevier latex format?

I have to change my bibliography style in an Elsevier latex format article to apacite. These packages are in the text: \documentclass[review]{elsarticle} \usepackage{lineno,hyperref} \usepackage[...
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Include full citations AND their abstracts in the text?

This seems like it should be easy. In preparing syllabi for graduate seminars I like to organize my LaTeX sections as weeks (easy to do) and under each section include a list of the papers to be read ...
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Referencing not working with Natbib

This is my first LaTeX report and I can't get the referencing to work. I want most of my references to appear as (Author Year) so I'm using \citet{Crytozine}. But it appears as Cryptozine (2) @Misc{...
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APA (bibliographystyle): Change language or symbol between two authors

I really like the APA-citationstyle. But I need to change the "and" (english) connecting two authors into "und" (german). Check my MWE. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,titlepage, totoc]{scrartcl} \...
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Apalike sort as it appears in text [duplicate]

I am currently using \documentclass[12pt,reqno]{amsart} I am currently using \bibliographystyle{apalike} \bibliography{harry} with \usepackage[numbers]{natbib} I want my references ...
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Too many authors in author field

My problem: I have a very long list of authors for a few papers - apparently bibtex can´t handle that. Here's a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{...
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Changes to .bst file have no effect

I have been using the natbib package with the apalike bibliography style. However, I am not entirely happy with some details of this style, and wanted to try my hands on a customised version. Thus, I ...
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How to remove the '.' after the organization's name as an author? (apacitex)

How to remove the '.' after the organization's name as an author, i.e. 'NTIA (2010)' instead of 'NTIA. (2010), but keeping the dot when referencing real people, e.g., Nassri, A. (2015)? I am using ...
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How to change margin for first page of Bibliography Only

I need the top margin to be 2 inches on the first page of my Bibliography and all subsequent pages in the Bibliography to have 1 inch top margins. I am using BibTeX to manage my references and using ...
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Searching a template for thesis APA

I've been looking online for several hours and I have not found a template in APA thesis in Latex. I wonder if you have any template you can share me, or any idea of where to look. Here I have a ...
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Package biblatex apa in spanish [duplicate]

I recently tried to migrate from natbib to biblatex. Now, I'm writing a document in Spanish, where I would like to use the apa style provided by bibtex. If I use the plain style there is no problem. ...
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In text citations not appearing for APA citation

I am working on my thesis, and need to have the references in APA style. The bibliography is generated correctly, but the in text citation are not appearing. All that shows up is "[]". The main ...
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Pandoc APA Latex [closed]

This may not be the right forum to ask, if not, apologies. I am using Pandoc to convert markdown to a PDF via Latex. I am using the citeproc-pandoc filter to manage my bibliography. I am using APA 6 ...
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How to edit apalike2.bst file so I can get printed retrieved date and url in bibliography?

I was wondering if there's any way I can edit the apalike2.bst file so I can get printed the retrieved date and url (with hyperlink) on my bibliography. This is for my thesis, I have over 150 articles ...
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Australian date formatting with Biblatex and APA style?

In my references I'd like my dates to be written as "day month year". I've been able to achieve this following the top answer here Formatting dates “day month year” with biblatex. However, as soon as ...
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Referencing two or more works by the same author(s) with the same date (or n.d.) in the same parentheses

Apalike.bst or apalike2.bst prints wrongly two works by the same author from the same year cited together in parentheses. According to APA 6 this: (Authorone & Authortwo, 1991a,b) Should become: ...
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How to show all the names of three or less authors in text?

I am using the article document class and the natbib package. When I cite 3 or more authors, this is shown as FirstAuthor et al. I want to change this such that when I have one, two or three authors, ...
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Biblatex: `\textcitedelim` redefinition ignored using biblatex-apa style

Using the biblatex citation style apa, the modification to the command \textcitedelim: \renewcommand*{\textcitedelim}{\addspace{und}\addspace} is ignored. Removing biblatex-apa as style, everything ...
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How to get a reference page for each chapter in apa-like style

I am trying to get to get the following in apa style. \begin{filecontents*}{references.bib} @BOOK{childs_temperature, title = {Practical Temperature Measurement}, publisher = {Butterworth - ...
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Using apa with biblatex [duplicate]

I am very new to Latex and I try to use Biblatex with APA style. Here is an example_ \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,style=apa]{biblatex} \addbibresource{test.bib} \...