{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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How to get a custom citation type in BibTeX?

I would like to cite a movie in a paper I'm preparing. The style is APA, so (according to this document) the citation in the text should be "(Mulcahy, 1986)" and the reference itself should appear as ...
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How to cite a translation of works published across multiple years?

I am using biblatex-apa and biber as backend. According to Biblatex package documentaiton for the field origdate` Date ranges are given as yyyy-mm-dd/yyyy-mm-dd (p. 34) Still I am not sure ...
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How to remove the space after the slash when year and original year were reported in Bibtex with Mathpazo font

When referring to Goffman (1959/1969), I see a space after the slash (-> Goffman (1959/ 1969). Can anyone help me removing this space after the slash? I am using the mathpazo font; therefore I have ...
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multiple citation with specific pages biblatex-apa [duplicate]

I'm using biblatex-apa and trying to get a multiple citation wit specific pages What i want to get: (Author1,p.1; Author2,p.2) my (working) workaround right now is this: (\cite[][1]{author1}; ...
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apacite error - The style file: apacite.bst Database file #1: … is a string literal, not a function

I am trying to use the apacite package for referencing however I am having some problems getting it to work. I am using Ubuntu and the Tex Live distribution so I installed the texlive-bibtex-extra ...
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Comma in front of & in the reference section

I'm handling with a problem concerning referencing and citing sources in APA-Style. Here is my example code: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, bibtotoc, liststotoc, pointlessnumbers ...
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Natbib: Multiple citations with page numbers in one bracket

I'm using natbib with bibliography style "apalike". I can cite two different papers in one bracket; for instance \citep{adams03,collier09} gives me (Adams and Fournier, 2003; Collier et al., 1990). ...
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Customized Table of Contents APA style

I am trying to produce the Table of Contents same as shown in Picture separately. Is there any template for this? I just have "Table of Contents" but no document attached with it. My problems for ...
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biblatex: “Apalike” LaTeX usin & instead of and

Intro I am currently writing a report on my local language. The usage of "and" in my reference list is not preferable and I would like to use "&" instead of "and" such that the reference list and ...
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Lyx Table has unwanted extra column (in an additional row) with APA

I am encountering this strange problem in LyX when my table ends up having additional "legs" as seen in the figure below. The document class article apa, doc is what seems to be causing the problem. ...
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Trying to update apacite (Debian problem?) [closed]

my Debian Wheezy seems to have an old version of apacite package. A file like \documentclass{book} \usepackage[natbibapa]{apacite} \begin{document} \end{document} will produce a message, in its log ...
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how to modify the biblatex 'useprefix' option

In supplying an answer to this question: Preserve lowercase in bibtex I discovered that the way biblatex handles name prefixes is a bit odd, since it appears to be "all or nothing". Update This ...
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Different citation style for websites and other items

I would like to differentiate the citation output for website from the setting in the MWE for books, journals, etc. (which I want to maintain). For the website and only for the website I would like ...
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Natbib and an organisation as an author

Using the APA style in natbib, and one of the authors is the "Department of Education". I use { } to keep the citation as a single author. However, because there is no "second part" to the citation, ...
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`Missing } inserted' when apacite is loaded; no error when it's not loaded

I'm writing a thesis, and want to use the APA citation style. I've installed the apacite package. Possibly incorrectly, but TeXworks does not give any errors concerning the package. It does give ...
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How can I fix the unequal space between my references if I combine apacite and \flushleft

I have a problem with my references done by apacite. My references have to be formatted as flush left entries: \documentclass[a4paper,fontsize=14pt,DIV=10,twoside, numbers=noenddot, ...
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apacite: capitalized significant words of journal title [duplicate]

In APA style all significant words of the journal name are to be captalized, for example: Journal of Personality and Individual Differences. apacite package seems to not do it automatically, so I have ...
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Change citation conjunction from “and” to “i”

How can I change the citation conjunction from english "and" to catalan "i"? Otherwise Author = {Kirk, D. and MacPhail, A.}, would get cited as (Kirk and MacPhail, 2002) when it should be (Kirk i ...
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(labelyearlabelmonthlabelday) in biblatex-apa bibliography

I'm having trouble using biblatex-apa to create a bibliography. When I run my project through latexmk, I get a reference section that looks like this: Chan, K., Van Zwieten, L., Meszaros, I., ...
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apacite and local language translations

Is there an easy way to change a few things regarding apacite package? I'm particularly looking at the url reference. When compiled apacite says "Retrieved from" but I'd like it to be "Sótt þann" and ...
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Adding “see:” and “: pg. ##” to Biblatex/apalike/authoryear-comp in XeLaTeX

In the Mimic BibTeX "apalike" with BibLaTeX - (biblatex-apa broken?) the answer supplied is working fine until one needs to add a page number or "see:" to the citation the whole thing gets ...
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Mimic BibTeX “apalike” with BibLaTeX - (biblatex-apa broken?)

I am trying to move on to BibLaTeX. With BibTeX the Style apalike provides everything I need, as illustrated by the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{natbib} ...
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How to modify apalike.bst to have a URLs at the end of References

I can't find this one -- which part do I have to change to have URLs at the end of References. By default, they are in the beginning.
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Apalike Bibliographystyle

I am currently working no my Masterthesis. I import it the packages...: \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{apalike} And then add the references section in this way: \bibliographystyle{apalike} ...
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Problem with citation and bibliography-keyword cited instead of author-year/number

For weeks I have been trying to find a solution to my problem but ending without any :-(. I am using LaTeX for my thesis and I have a problem with the citations/references in text and bibliography ...
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How can I use natbib and make my reference list resemble apalike?

My question is related to here and here, but I could not yet find a satisfying answer. I will use the same example from this post. I like the apalike reference style but I have trouble with breaking ...
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Inconsistency with period at the end of bib entry with original date

LaTeX apparently treats the same case with two different outputs. When a bib entry has origdate according to the APA style, the string (Original work published xxx) should be appended at the end of ...
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Workaround for reprinted items in bibliography

I am trying to find a way to indicate that a chapter is a reprint (in the following MWE, test1 is a reprint of test2). I had a look at this but I would like a solution that does not require adding ...
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biblatex-apa: Multiple citations in the same parentheses with the same first author, but different co-authors get condensed

@MISC{john_big_1991, author = {John, Oliver P. and Donahue, E. M. and Kentle, R. L.}, title = {The Big Five Inventory--Versions 4a and 54}, date = {1991}, langid = {american}, publisher = ...
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APA if more than three authors put et al

I have a problem with the following. I need the following citation style: if one author just show that author, if three authors, for first time show all three, but in subsequent citations show just ...
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can I make apacite citation always use et al. for more than two authors?

The apacite package documentation here: http://anorien.csc.warwick.ac.uk/mirrors/CTAN/biblio/bibtex/contrib/apacite/apacite.pdf states that whenever citing more than two authors (but less than six), ...
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How to cite organization's name with space between words

I need to cite an article by the World Bank. However latex interpreted it as a person's name. My bib entry is @book{wb, author={World Bank}, year={1993}, title={{The East Asian miracle: ...
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Citing websites in APA style with Zotero

Using natbib and apa-good as style, I am having problems displaying a citation of type website or blog post. \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{apa-good} \bibliography{msc_thesis} Test ...
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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} ...
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Conversion to bibtex

I have a substantial bibliography in APA format at the end of my dissertation proposal. I would like to reformat the proposal into latex (Currently Google Docs), and I was wondering if there is a way ...
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Supress initials of authors in biblatex-apa intext

I am referring to exactly the same issue as RSoul in his post a while ago: Apacite: suppress initials intext? However, I am looking for a solution with the biblatex-apa using biber-backend. It would ...
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Referencing Webpage using “apalike” and "natbib

I need to reference some websites in my paper using APA style, I am using natbib and apalike in my tex file. Here is my bibtex record @misc{cnn2011rahm, Author = {Editor CNN}, Date-Added = ...
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customization of the apa-style with biblatex

I'm trying to help a friend who needs to use the apa-style for his dissertation. Two things should be modified since he uses the \footcite command: The title (of the book) should appear in the ...
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Biblatex: How to make maxcitenames to work with Custom styles?

I was trying to use different Custom styles with Biblatex, but seems that maxcitenames=2 is not properly working with biblatex-apa. The option is working with build-in style (e.g. authoryear,verbose), ...
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Removing title from header in APA template

I am using this template to format a paper. I am trying to remove the short title from the header but it keeps showing, even when removing the \shorttitle{}, \rightheader{}, \leftheader{} elements. I ...
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biblatex-apa generating weird year citations

I recently changed from natbib to biblatex-apa, and things are somewhat better - I can cite webpages APA-style - but also worse, because the hookups aren't working properly. They're outputting ...
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Alter apa6e (suppress author notes and fix floats)

I am trying to use apa6e but want to suppress floats warning and suppress author note. I once received similar help here but am unable to generalize to now include the abstract. Learning this will ...
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Apa style bibliography with author year footcite

So for a report my teacher gave us exact prerequisite for the layout. He wants in text footnote citations in the author-year style and the bibliography in the APA (5th) style. EDIT: The reference ...
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Date field ouput when date is not given

Please consider the following MWE using the package biblatex-apa: \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{mybib.bib} @misc{website, title = {Wikipedia}, url = ...
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biblatex-apa: for citations in text of the same author but different publications: shortauthor every time in [ ]

I am using biblatex-apawith the apa6.cls. In the text I cite several versions of the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders) by the American Psychiatric Association (APA): ...
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Bibtex (apacite) problem - unwanted space between volume and number

I am writing my thesis with LaTeX. I'm citing the used references with apacite. All in all it worked all perfectly. However I'm facing one problem: In the bibliography I always have space between the ...
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In apa.cls [man] mode, how do you get the table to go with text?

My table consistently skips to the very last page! Is this simply a function of the doc mode? I have tried various float controlling methods like \FloatBarrier, etc., but nothing has been successful ...
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apa6, latex, and biber - cannot get the workflow down. and when it does work it appears faulty

Sorry for the nebulous title, but I have several problems (all related which is why there is a single post). My Setup: I am using Win32 + TeXworks with MiKeTeX. I believe everything is up-to-date. ...
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BiBTeX Name: First/last order

My reference look like this (example): I would like the names ordered as follow: Holler, J. N. & C. D. Koller (2011) Furthermore I would like my editors listed as: First Last, First Last et ...
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Page problem in apalike (BiBTeX)

Can someone please tell me the problem? My pages in bibliography should be in "(" and ")" - exampe: (71-83). This is the content of the reference: