{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 suppress insertion of letter labels after year for references from the same year

I hope this is a simple question, but I've been googling it all evening and haven't made much progress. I am currently working on converting my CV to LaTeX (which is going quite well), but I've come ...
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Beamer: Strange spacing in references with biblatex apa-style

I stumbled upon these two spacing errors (marked with red numbers): I guess the first space is not really an error, but simply English spacing (\nonfrenchspacing). Can it be turned off (without ...
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Beamer: Changing the font size of the references using the shrink argument causes an error

I'm trying to change the font size of the references using the shrink of the frame argument. However, if I run this code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[american]{babel} ...
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How to set parindent in apa class?

Usually one can adjust paragraph indent with \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} but that fails for the apa class. Is there another way to get rid of this indents in this class?
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8 or more authors with apacite does not show correctly in bibliography

I have seen from several sources that with apacite, entries with N authors -- where N>7 -- should have their authors listed as follows in the bibliography: author1, author2, author3, author4, ...
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biblatex-apa — biber

I'm using LaTeX for four days now and I have a problem with the biblatex-apa style. Here is the important part of my header: \documentclass[ a4paper, 12pt, %twocolumn, ...
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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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natbib authoryear error [closed]

I'm getting natbib error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations. The 'help' says Check the bibliography entries for non-compliant syntax, or select author-year Bibtex style ...
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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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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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Polyglossia and biblatex-apa

I am trying to typeset a document in British English, using XeLaTeX, Polyglossia and BibLaTeX, with APA-style references. Unfortunately, I get the following error: ! Undefined control sequence. ...
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Antichronological ordering of references in moderncv using apacite

I'm using the moderncv documentclass to create my CV and I need the reference list to adhere to the APA guidelines. I know biblatex provides sorting options but unfortunately moderncv does not support ...
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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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Modify list of authors (`format.names` problem)

I am using natbib and started with apa-good.bst and was able to make minor modifications; for example use full-name instead of abbreviated :) But even after reading several tutorials on the "unnamed ...
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Biblatex: Abbreviating authoring organisations in citations

In my manuscript (apa6) I'm citing a report by the World Health Organisation. The .bib-file entry looks like this: @techreport{WHO_2001, Author = {World Health Organization}, Address = {Genf, ...
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New apacite package (2012-Feb-14) problem?

A new version of the apacite package was introduced on 2012-Feb-14, with three added options to select different citation commands: apaciteclassic, natbibapa, and nocitation. I installed the package ...
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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 ...
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What is a good way to hack apacite to show DOIs in apa 6th style?

I've needed to add doi's to the end of my references in order to comply with APA 6th edition. At first, I found this discussion about DOIs and apacite, but it didn't really provide a solution. After ...
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biblatex-apa: undefined references

I cannot, for the life of me, get biblatex's apa style to work. Other biblatex styles work fine, apa, however, does neither print a reference list, nor produce a citation at all (single output is key ...
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Fixing JAIR style

According to the Eigenfactor ranking of journals, the Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR) is a leading open-access journal in AI. Unfortunately, the JAIR style files appear to be ...
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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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Nesting lists with the APA document class

When writing lists, sometimes I need to make lists within lists: \documentclass{apa} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item This is an item. \begin{enumerate} \item ...
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Displaying the title of a BibTeX entry when using the APA document class

When referring to a book, I can use \citeA[p.~10]{AuthorYear} to display the authors name and other citation information. Is there a convenient way to have the in-text citation display the title of a ...
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LaTeX Error: File `biblatex-apa.sty' not found

This is my first document with LaTeX and I have this problem: Every time I try to compile I get this error: ! LaTeX Error: File `biblatex-apa.sty' not found. ! ==> Fatal error occurred, no output ...
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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 sometimes suppress the printing of the URL field

Alan's answer to a previous question gave me the idea to try something similar with a different field, but it's not working out quite like I expected. Based upon this APA guidance (specifically, ...
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APA Style: Journal Vol(Num) sometimes, but only Vol other times

In another question, I noticed the difference between APA Style Guide 6th ed and biblatex-apa output. Specifically, APA 6th ed (which foregoes the Number of the journal and lists instead only ...
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Internet citation using APA

I'm looking for a way to include Internet citations in my bibliography and 'print' them using APA style. Currently I have natbib and apa-good.bst, but from what I've been able to gleam from Google, ...
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APA Style: publisher as author

On page 203 of the APA style guide (6th ed), it reads: When the author and publisher are the same, use the word Author as the name of the publisher. An example of this is shown in the Basics ...
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biblatex-apa output reference list differs from that of Publication Manual of the APA, Sixth Edition

So before I invested too much more time with biblatex-apa, I wanted to have a look at how biblatex-apa presents my reference list, and then compare that with the examples from the authoritative ...
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problems using apa6e with biblatex-apa

As in apa6e and biblatex-apa I'm trying to use apa6e and biblatex-apa together and having problems. Before I arrived at these problems, over the course of many hours of much reading, I first managed ...
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How do I use APA-style citations with BibTeX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to APA 6th in LaTex? I am just getting started with BibTeX for the first time, and wondering how do I can use APA format. I assume there's more than one way to do ...
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Can you invoke stylizing commands in a .bib-file when using the BiBLaTeX apa package?

This question has been heavily rewritten. That's why some of the comments and answers might be a little bit odd (they were responses to earlier versions of the question). I'm using the BiBLaTeX apa ...
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biblatex-apa and babel losing the ampersand with option spanish

I'm trying to use the package biblatex-apa with babel. It is working except that the APA style requires that parenthetical citations and bibliography references separate the last author by "&" and ...
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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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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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Odd date output from biblatex-apa

I am using biblatex-apa for my references and I have this enty in my .bib file: @ONLINE{habitat, TITLE = {Mission, Vision \& Values}, URL = ...
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apa6e and biblatex-apa

Using apa6e with biblatex-apa for the references creates a reference page with the title in bold, and this is not APA. Is there a way to change the format of the title of this section?
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Using ampersand symbols (&) instead of the word “and” for bibliography style apa

My supervisor just came with an idea to use the ampersand in citations and bibliography, so e.g. Smith and Watson (1992) should become Smith & Watson (1992) How can I make it work with ...
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apacite: change ampersand (&) to comma between the last and second last names

I am new to biblatex. I am using the package apacite for formatting references in APA format. I come up with a list of names that looks like: Ghosh, M & Razmpour, A. How can change the & ...
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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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Can you define what a reference should say in clear text?

When you create a reference list (with the command \bibliography{x}), using the apacite package, is there any way to hijack the list, so of speak, and define what individual entries should say in ...
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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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Stop automatic indenting of tabular in apa6e

In apa6e, tabular environments indent automatically. This does not match APA's guidelines. One can work around this by putting a \noindent in front of every \begin{tabular}{...} line. How can I stop ...
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Disable hyphenation in apa6e's footnotes

I would like to disable hyphenation in apa6e's footnotes, to match APA's 6th edition guidelines. apa6e uses ragged2e, and the ragged2e documentation (pdf) claims that certain commands can make ...
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Manually set figure and table labels while compiling

I would like to manually set certain figure and table labels in LaTeX2e. I imagine the process to go something like: latex -> edit .aux file (?) to revise some labels -> pdf The problem: the apa6e ...
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Hyphenated last name while using the apacite package

I am using the apacite package for citing references and do not know how to suppress the output of a hyphenated last name with the initial of a first name. For example, I enter the following entry ...
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Apacite: suppress initials intext?

I am writing a doctoral thesis and I am using APAcite to set the references in APA (American Psychological Association) format. Mostly this has worked perfectly fine, but I would like to suppress the ...
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What is the proper way to represent a talk at a conference (with no proceedings) in BibTeX (hopefully via Zotero)?

I use zotero to manage my bibliography, and export collections to BibTeX when I'm writing in LaTeX. I use apacite as my style (I'm a psychology student). I have a citation that should end up looking ...
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BibTeX: How to remove “dot”, “comma” and “and” in author name and put year at the end?

I use the package natbib with the bibliography style apa. How I remove dot, comma and "and" after name and then change year position without bracket to the end of reference. Maniatis, T., ...