{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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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}. ...
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apacite+bibtopic: how not to print heading

I need to give multiple bibliography list in tex file in APA style. Here's an example code: \documentclass[letterpaper, 12pt, draft]{report} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{apacite} ...
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LyX says apalike isn't compatible with author-year?

I am pretty new to LyX, and have no expirience with LaTeX. I'm writing my master's thesis in LyX, though, and I'm supposed to turn it in in a week. I want my bibliography to be "apa-ish", and have set ...
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Capitalize no date “n.d.” in in-text citation with apacite style

Is there a way to capitalize the "n.d." or no date in in-text citation in LaTeX? As in: Lorem ipsum (Doe, n.d.) to Lorem Ipsum (Doe, N.D.) Or for the sake of it is there a way to customize "n.d." ...
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Apacite - Different citation output for multiple authors

I have a question that I haven't been able to solve, even though I got through the documentation , web pages and apacite.bst code (although I'm quite new with this stuff). The problem is as follows: ...
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apacite: suppress initials intext when using apa class

I was able to duplicate Alan's code and made the citations work exactly as shown here. But, because I am using [man]apa class, it overrides what I have saved to the bapcite file in my ...
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biblatex-apa update appears to print the year of the citation twice

biblatex-apa was updated on the 20th and it appears to be broken. All my references now appear as "Smith (20082008)" This is really weird. Why is this happening? I've gone back to authoryear-comp for ...
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How to populate a bibliography in the book class?

Today I have been playing with LATEX and I really like it up to now! But i have a problem with populating an apa style bibliography. Right now I am busy with making a template for a thesis and i am ...
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apalike2 - multiple authors

I am using a modified version of apalike2. At the moment, the output looks like this: Oneal, John R., Russett, Bruce and Berbaum, Michael L. (2003), Causes of Peace: Democracy, Interdependence, ...
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How to get Proper APA referencing format

I'm trying to use reference in apa format for my report. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,openany]{report} \usepackage{apacite} \begin{document} \bibliographystyle{apacite} \chapter{Intro} A traditional ...
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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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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 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 extra space after volume number in References section

When I compile my manuscript, in the references section extra space is added after the volume number. My corrector told me to remove it, but the problem I don't know how to remove it. MANUSCRIPT.TEX ...
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Error: class or style file required by it is not available

I'm new to Latex. I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit with Lyx 1.6.7. I had created a modified APA template for school. It works on my Windows XP and Mac OSX systems. But in the Ubuntu system I get an ...
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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: ...
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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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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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Weird citation error for a specific entry [duplicate]

I am pretty new to Latex but I thought it would be better to write my bachelors thesis in latex than in word... its pretty easy to look up the main parts for latex but I'm at my wit's end: A specific ...
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In-text citation of book with year:page [duplicate]

I apologize if this question has been asked before, I wasn't able to find anything that exactly fit what I was trying to do. I'm attempting to change my citations in order to display the page number ...
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Make Author's Last name uppercase, leave first name intact and more

I need help adjusting my reference list (not the in-text citation). I adjusted the existing apalike.bst for capitalization of the author name by inserting the below functions and renaming the file ...
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(nodate) in biblatex bibliography [closed]

When I print my bibliography I literally see (nodate) in my source when there's no date for an online bibtex entry. For example: Apple. (nodate). Introducing Swift. Verkregen 22 december 2014, van ...
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biblatex with APA problem [closed]

Hi I basically want to use biblatex instead of apacite. When I try run the following code, it just doesn't run: \begin{filecontents}{myref.bib} @ARTICLE{ref1, author = "A. E. Gill", title ...
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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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apacite - citing websites with no author [closed]

So I'm trying to cite a website using apacite. According to my teacher, the output has to look like: New child vaccine gets funding boost. (2001). Retrieved March 21, 2001, from ...
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How to define date range format for biblatex [closed]

I have a biblatex entry with eventdate defined as: eventdate = {2012-09-01/2012-09-04} Using the apa style, which does not have definitions for a date range, \printeventdate results in ...
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APA-Biblatex Problem with amount of authors

I've got a problem with the biblatex-apa version. Here is the relevant part of my header: \documentclass[ a4paper, 12pt, headings=normal bibtotoc, pointlessnumbers ]{scrartcl} ...
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How to modify APA Biblatex style to look like “elsarticle-harv” style?

I have been using the \bibliographystyle{elsarticle-harv} style for a long time, since I newly swtiched to biblatex and it is only for natbib, so how to modify the default biblatex style or ...
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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 ...
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How to use \autocite with biblatex-apa?

I'm trying to use \autocite feature with biblatex-apa, but it seems that the \autocite macro is not defined in biblatex-apa 5.7 (and biblatex 2.5). Example code follows: ...
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How to add page numbers to APA citations in ConTeXt?

I have created a basic document with APA citations using the course code for creating bibliographies in MK IV in APA format, as found at the ConTeXt garden: ...
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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 (biblatex-apa style) customization: nodate bibstring and ampersand

I'm trying to set up my bibliography with Biblatex, styled with biblatex-apa. My document is in Spanish language. So I set up the package in the preamble as follows: \usepackage[babel, ...
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Perfect APA Style Bibliography

I've been trying to tweak the bibliography style of my document for a while without success. I need to change the appearance of my bibliography to match exactly the requirements of APA Style, ...
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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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Help with citation (in text, in parentheses etc.) with biblatex-apa

My working Example: \documentclass[man,12pt,a4paper,noextraspace,donotrepeattitle]{apa6} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Modifying apacite reference style

I am trying to simulate my graduate school's references style using apacite package with bibtex. They claim their guidelines are close to APA but it is indeed an hybrid that no-one really accomplishes ...
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Get round brackets with apalike

When forming my bibliography, I use \bibliographystyle{apalike} However that leads to in text references to use square brackets. I was wondering if it is possible for me to change the brackets to ...
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I need help to make an apa style bibliography in LaTeX

Im using Spanish babel and I need to do an apa style bibliography in Spanish but when I use apa style bibliography it just shows the word referencias (references) but doesn't show the references I ...
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Square brackets in Bibliography with `apalike` style

I have a document with this setup: \usepackage[square,authoryear]{natbib} ... \bibliographystyle{apalike} \bibliography{bib} Which is producing Bibliography entries like: Batty, M. (2007). ...
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How to set figures and tables captions in APA style (without using APA6 class)

As one can see in the given link, APA style requires a very special format for captions in figures and tables. How can I realize this in standard article format? (I do not want to use the APA6 class ...
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Unexpected output when citing in afparticle class (apacite/natbib)

I compiled the source below and got the output following: \documentclass[preprint]{afparticle} \begin{document} \volumenumber{1} \issuenumber{1} \publicationyear{2015} \publicationmonth{July} ...
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Changing '&' to 'og' in citations between names when using apacite package

When I use the \citet command, it makes a the & sign between the names. It is not supposed to do that, it is supposed to spell out 'and', which is the correct style for in-text citation. However, ...
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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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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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How to add References in Bibliography without a specific Author

I want to refer to a report available on a particular site. Although some human being must have compiled the report, but there isn't any reference to any specific name. Which BibTeX attribute should I ...
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How to obtain the width of a column within the APA document class?

I am using the APA document class. My document has some tables: \documentclass[jou]{apa} \usepackage{tabularx} \title{This is the title} \author{This is the author} \begin{document} \maketitle ...
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Biblatex, apa-style, polyglossia and multilingual-bibliography

For my scientific article I need to use some sources that are in Korean, which is why I've switched from using pdflatex\bibtex to xelatex and biber. I've managed to get biblatex with apa style ...
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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) ...
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apalike with author (1999) instead of author [1999] in output?

I'm using the bibliographystyle{apalike}, however, I want it to output author(year) instead of author[year] as it does so at the moment, and the paper i'm submitting requires (). How do I change this ...