{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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

5
votes
2answers
228 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
387 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
359 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
115 views

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. ...
0
votes
0answers
100 views

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, ...
1
vote
0answers
74 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
125 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
124 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
95 views

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.
0
votes
1answer
7k views

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} ...
0
votes
2answers
326 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
138 views

(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., ...
0
votes
0answers
951 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
321 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
730 views

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 = ...
2
votes
0answers
295 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
513 views

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), ...
5
votes
1answer
607 views

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: ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

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 = ...
1
vote
0answers
231 views

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), ...
2
votes
1answer
89 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
309 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
186 views

how to add month for apa6 style in bibtex @inproceedings entry

I'm building my CV in latex and I need to add conference presentations in apa6 style. The only problem is that the output does not include the (year, month) format, which is required for the apa6 ...
2
votes
1answer
268 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
138 views

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 = ...
1
vote
2answers
133 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
145 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
198 views

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, ...
4
votes
2answers
163 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
152 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
200 views

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:
1
vote
1answer
190 views

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): ...
3
votes
1answer
310 views

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. ...
3
votes
2answers
121 views

Output for date ranges of publication in biblatex-apa

Please consider the following \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{mybib.bib} @book{test1, address = {Edinburgh}, title = {I and thou}, publisher = {T. \& {T}. ...
3
votes
1answer
96 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
561 views

How to differentiate between translated and reprinted work with APA style

This question is an upgrade to this (already answered) question. I am using biblatex-apa with biber as backend. According to the APA style a "translated" work should be treated differently from a ...
3
votes
1answer
97 views

biblatex-apa and \fullcite* --> year of ambiguous citation

I writing my PhD thesis with LaTeX using biblatex-apa as bib style. Besides the bibliography, a section will present a list of my publications during PhD. I do this using the \fullcite commands in a ...
9
votes
1answer
143 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
245 views

How to exclude a specific bibtex field from being printed if doesn't contain specific text?

I had a look here but I was not able to adapt it to my case. I want biblatex to print at the end of my bib entry the field addendum only in case the field indicates the original publication date ...
4
votes
2answers
508 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
780 views

How to move the field note at the end of the reference

I am using the notefield to add the original publication date and I would like to print it at the end of the reference instead of before the publisher information. I had a look here and tried to come ...
8
votes
1answer
285 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
529 views

Suppress month in biblatex-apa

Please consider the following MWE \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{mybib.bib} @article{test1, title = {Structural holes and good ideas}, volume = {110}, issn = ...
1
vote
1answer
112 views

Showing main website title in biblatex-apa bibliography

I'm using biblatex-apa and biber to write my research paper in APA format. I love using BibDesk and LaTeX compared to manually writing the bibliography in Pages, but I can't figure out the online ...
1
vote
1answer
749 views

Biber doesn't work anymore (with biblatex-apa in TeXnicCenter) [duplicate]

Today I encountered an issue with biblatex and it seemed I had to update the biblatex package to the newest version to fix this. So I went for a complete update of my MikTeX installation (installed ...
6
votes
1answer
590 views

apacite: how to suppress url if doi is avalable?

I am using apacite package for my BibTex file, but according to my writing style, it's not required for url to be listed in the bibliography if doi is available. Is there any way I can forced apacite ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Author Full Name in Citation Natbib APA [duplicate]

I'm trying to cite the Public Law given below. When I compile bibtex the output always reads [Congress, 1960] and in my references section is recorded as Congress, U. I would like it to read [U.S. ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Problem with APA + biber + biblatex

I'm having trouble getting basic APA bibliographies to work. The same thing works with nejm style, but changing the style to apa gives errors: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

How to change the apacite bibliography style to list all authors

I am new to LaTeX and I need to format my bibliography according to the newest version of APA manual (6th version). As I use bibtex and the \bibliographystyle{apacite}, not all the references are ...