{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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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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(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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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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apacite with newapa in spanish (apacite + newapa en español)?

I was using apacite in Spanish, but I had a problem because instead of "et al" used to appear something like "y cols." which was wrong. After looking at another answer, I've found that if I use: % ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Multiple citations with individual page numbers using apacite

Problem: Trying to cite two authors with each individual page numbers using the package apacite. (1) I tried the following: \cite[~p. 15-22]{atkin14} \cite[~p. 282]{rub14} (1) Outputs: (Atkinson ...
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How to Sequence number Apa style bibliography?

First let me thanks for all the support by this team in solving my previous problems. I am writing my thesis and using APA style bibliography. I need to tweak it to meet one condition as given below. ...
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How to modify apalike.bst to sort references chronologically?

I want to sort chronologically a list of references using the apalike.bst style, since this order seems more natural for showing in a CV. I tried to follow the approach outlined in ...
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Modifying apacite reference style: Comma after booktitle

I am using a customized apacite style for my bibliography. The reference guide of a journal demands a comma instead of a period after the book title. Any idea how to define the comma in the .bst ...
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Citing with the “apacite” package and bibliography style

I use MacTex2011 distribution with BibDesk. I wrote a paper in documentclass{article}. For quotations, I'd have wanted it to output "FirstAuthor et al., year" for all references with more than 2 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Modification of biblatex APA style

For my final thesis I need to use a slightly modified version of the APA style. Before I go into more detail, I would like to show you a MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{scrreprt} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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APA-based bibliography and citation style

I would like to change the bibliography and citation style to this APA-based style: Books: Menger, C. (1982). Grundsätze der Volkswirtschaftslehre. Wenen: Braumüller. Websites: Nakamoto, S. (2009). ...
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enumerate bibliography items

I'm using bibtex, the package apacite and \bibliographystyle{apacite} \bibliography{tesis} I'm sorting the bibliography aphabetically (author-year) and everyting's ok except that I want to ...
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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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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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Citing in Beamer: Year depiction problem in the reference slide

I am preparing a presentation with beamer package with multiple citations. Therefore I have decided to use the following packages: \usepackage[style=apa, backend = biber]{biblatex} ...
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How to make Author-numeric citation style?

Having been using Author-Year apa style for a while. However, the numeric style references-list seems neat. The issue is that the numeric \citep{} only shows [number] in bracket. So I wonder how to ...
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Modify APA reference style to show Capital Author name, but citation still show normal text

I'm trying to get the reference following my graduate school. My Graduate school claimed that the bibliography formats were adopted from APA style of bibliography and citation with some ...
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Using apalike and natbib in Lyx with author abbreviation as index

I'm using Lyx 2.1.2 and want to use the apalike citation style. I created a BibTEX generated Bibliography, added my bib file and set the style to apalike, which all worked so far. But then I wanted ...
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APA references with Mendeley/Zotero, remove url and month [duplicate]

I have been using mainly Mendeley and its web importer to handle my references and generate the .bib file. In order to generate my APA conforming references, I opted for ...