{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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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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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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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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Is there a way to specify the last connecting punctuation/word of the authors list in apacite?

How can I make apacite use a different connecting punctuation/word between the last 2 authors (in both the article body and bibliography)? Instead of "Johnson, J. B., & Smith, J. (2013). Title of ...
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apacite: How can I use \bibitemsep with natbibapa option?

I'm using the apacite package, trying to format my reference list so that it is single-spaced but with a blank line in between each entry. From the documentation for apacite, it seems that the way to ...
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apacite bibliography (number in square brackets and bibliography heading)

I have a document like this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{charter} % charter font \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[italian]{babel} ...
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Removing the italicized parts from an APA bibliography

This journal guidelines requires that References should follow the APA style, but without any use of italic type In the apa6 package some parts of the references are italicized. I'm ...
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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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How to change the apacite citation style to list only “first author et al.” for entries with three or more authors

I need to change the format of my bibliography in order to have one author or at maximum two authors. I use bibtex and the \bibliographystyle{apacite}. Sometimes the citations are reported as "first ...
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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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APA style in et al. format conversion

I want to generate the APA style reference in et al. format as shown under which I got from endnote… But when try in LaTeX I am getting all authors name typed up as shown below… Here I am attaching ...
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biblatex-apa puts comma at the end of collection-entries instead of period

I am writing my thesis with biblatex-apa style for biblatex. Unfortunately biblatex-apa behaves strange for whole collections. Instead of putting a period at the end of such an entry it puts a comma ...
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Apacite for in proceedings

I am using apacite to format inproceedings entries, and from what I read, in APA style the volume and pages should be separated by commas, like this: Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (1996). Title ...
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Biblatex with apa6 package on Ubuntu

I am trying to get the apa6 package to work on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise). In order to do so, I first installed TeX Live2012 from texlive-backports, and after some trying installed the following packages: ...
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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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apalike bibliographystyle:: how to quote title of each article? [duplicate]

I am using apalike biblographystile in latex. I would like to quote each article title. Currently, my latex file looks like: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{apalike} \usepackage{natbib} ...
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Natbib sorting and citation order by appearance in lyx

I am wondering how I can change the order of the citations in my paper. They are appear in alphabetical order however I want to be in the order that I selected. (Note: I am not asking about order of ...
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Removing additional middle name with biblatex

i'm using biblatex with apa style. I have some authors that have too many middle names. It give me something like this : Licht, C. M. M., de Geus, E. J. C., van Dyck, R., & Penninx, B. W. J. ...
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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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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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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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Dates not printing using BibLaTeX [closed]

I'm using biblatex to process the bibliography for my dissertation using APA. The problem is that dates are not being printed; the dates are being replaced by a n.d. and this is not correct because my ...
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Correct representation of an institution as author while citing [duplicate]

I am new to using LaTeX and ran into the following problem. I make use of the apacite package. I made a .bib file with the following entry: @misc{Ambulancezorkort, author = {Rijksinstituut voor ...
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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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Style-independent way in BibTeX to cite a web page as a source [closed]

I know how to cite a web page in BibTeX, but the method proposed is not style-independent. That is, it suffers from not having metadata for the access date and URL (it's a hack to put the access ...
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Overflow boxes caused by references [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Line breaking (or hyphenation?) of references in apalike I have downloaded styles for my BibTeX, which is called "apalike". The problem is that when I use \cite then ...
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How to make biblatex behave like apacite?

The title is probably too broad. The problem I face is that I am working on a beamer presentation, and because beamer conflicts with apacite, it has been suggested that biblatex be used instead. I ...
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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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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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Bibliography with alphabetical order, year order but without brackets in references part [closed]

I am trying to find a bibliography that looks like the one here. I found this but it doesn't have this style and when I try some of them LaTeX cannot find them. How do I have to add them to my LaTeX ...
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almost APA formatting?

I need to make a fairly large report. It requires a cherry-picked APA style, meaning that it uses some of it, and other things are not APA-compliant. I think I won't have problems dealing with the ...
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Perfect APA Style Biblioghraphy

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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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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Issues with APACite package undefined control sequence \bibitem

I get the following errors when I try to cite with apacite Undefined control sequence \bibitem{GDP:2012} You can't use `\relax' after \the \bibitem{GDP:2012} Citation `GDP:2012' undefined There were ...
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Adding impact factor information into apalike.bst

I am trying to add impact factor information into the apalike.bst. So far, I changed the apalike.bst as follows Firstly, I added impact_factor into the ENTRY section and created a new function ...
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APA formatting and changing the parameters

So my teacher is being really picky with the APA formatting of my paper and I decided to use LaTeX to typeset my paper (currently its 21 pages). I used the package \usepackage[man]{apa} which has ...
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Two small Biblatex-APA questions

I'm working on my MBA master thesis by using the package biblatex-apa. However by entering a reference to a powerpoint presentation I'm struggling. My university gives the example as follows for a ...
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How to include the title of the website in bibliography

I want to include the website title in my bibliography. In the bibtex file (created by Zotero) the website title is stored as journal. \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{mybib.bib} ...
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Incollection with apacite: year and publisher are not shown

I'm using TeXstudio and MiKTeX 2.9, and cite using natbibapa and apacite. My incollection entries from bibtex are not built correctly: year, booktitle and publisher are missing. input bibtex: ...
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Biblatex-apa style shouldn't show issue number in references for journal publications with doi

A journal article with doi number shouldn't show the issue number according to the APA6 publication manual. However, my biblatex-apa style (with biber) shows it. Does anyone know a good way to remove ...
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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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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:
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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 ...
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Pagination by issue in biblatex-apa

Another biblatex-apa question here. It seems it has not been asked before. The APA 6th edition prescribes that when formatting journals (and other periodical references), the issue number is included ...
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how can I Cite the DSM if BibDesk does not allow for the proper format?

I would like to cite in my list of References DSM III, however, none of the format in BibDesk would work! The problem is not how to cite Dsm III in APA, but what type of BibDesk entry("Manual" would ...
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How to change font of reference header into boldface using apacite

I am relatively new to latex, most things work however amazingly easily, nevertheless I have a small problem with the the font of the reference header. The start of my code looks like: ...
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Order of references, tables/figures, and appendices using apa6 class

According to APA 6th edition, the order of a manuscript should be: Title Page, Abstract, Body, References, Footnotes, Tables, Figures, Appendixes. I am trying to typeset a manuscript with the class ...
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Formatting apalike-url.bst link to reference

I am using apalile-url.bst to get APA references formatting, but I want to format the reference link when I am using a URL, for example when I reference a URL I get. this is a url reference ...
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Last visited URL in apa style

I'm using the apa-good.bst file to typeset my bibliography in APA style. I need to include something like "Last visited..." (using the urldate variable) when I cite a webpage but I don't know how I ...
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Using “and” instead of ampersand in natbib in-text citations (“\citet”)

I am using natbib and a modified \bibliographystyle that approximates the APA style (downloaded from here: http://web.reed.edu/cis/help/latex/images/apa-good.bst.zip). The only problem is this: In ...