{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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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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apacitex bibliography stile does not show citations properly

I'm trying to use apacite to manage my references style. I'm satisfied with the style of the bibliography, but not the citations. They appear as a number between square brackets, which is not, by any ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Configuring bibliography with biblatex and apa6 package

Newbie question here: I am having trouble understanding how apa6 manages citations. I know how to use biblatex and biber: \usepackage[backend=biber, style=apa]{biblatex} But when it comes to the ...
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Hyphenation of first Author in Apacite

I'm using apacite for my bibliography and for in-text citations. Unfortunately the first Author in a multi-author citation does not get hyphenated. Is there anything I can do to make everything in an ...
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In-text citations with two or more than two papers in apacite

When using the parenthetical citation with two or more than two papers in apacite, we can separate by comma: \usepackage{apacite} \cite{jorgenson2002projecting,solow1962technical}. This gives ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Multilingual citation lists with apacite

I am writing a paper for university and i need to use german and english captions in the bibliography list. If the source is in english then the entry must be also in english, if it's in german it ...
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LyX, classicthesis, Mendeley: Citing a web page

I use Mendeley to organize my Literature and to build the .bib file. I also use LyX and the classicthesis template to write my Master's Thesis. Now I want to reference a web page. Using apalike as ...
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How can I change the year-postfix separator in apacite?

I'm trying to format my citations such that they look like: (Author, Year: page) instead of (Author, Year, page) I've tried redefining the year-postfix separator, ...
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Bibtopic + Apacite in ClassicThesis

I'm using ClassicThesis (fresh raw TeX version compiled with TexMaker and MikTex 2.9, both up-to-date in Windows). I have managed to apply apacite style with the default bibliography commands. The ...
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biblatex-apa:empty bibliography+undefindes references [duplicate]

I try to cite with the biblatex-apa-package but it just does not word and I don't unterstand why. I have worked with latex for a while but usually with headings from friends, so I am not very good in ...
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bibliography file error using apa

I have searched for hours trying to find a solution. I have compiled pdf to latex then bibtex then latex using texworks and this is the result ! Argument of \astroncite has an extra }. <inserted ...
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Bibtex: Change formatting of editor name for type InCollection

I have a reference that is a chapter of the book, so I'd like to include both the author name and the editor's name in the citation. I quickly discovered that the "Book" and "InBook" types give errors ...
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How to use APA 6 with elsarticle.cls

First, let me tell you that I am a total newbie in Latex. I am trying to use APA 6 with elsarticle. As far as I get, elsarticle has natbib pre-loaded. Does anyone help me use APA with elsarticle? ...
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reference problems after upgrading [closed]

so i know this has been asked before but i am having an issue with biblatex after i upgraded my packages in miktex. i have uninstalled and reinstalled entire tex distribution, i cleared temp file in ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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), ...
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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): ...
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Biblatex apa-style citation link issue [closed]

The biblatex apa-citation only link the year other than author-year together. apa-style: while the citation of a typical journal paper looks like this: So how to make the default apa-style ...
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Line breaking and long URL strings [duplicate]

I'm an B.Sc. in industrial engineering student who decided to grab a B.Sc. in finance as well and I'm currently working on my B.Sc. thesis in finance regarding risk management in mortage houses. The ...
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apa-good.bst question [closed]

I'm very unfamiliar with .bst files. I'm not using BibLatex yet, just standard BibTex. If I want the apa-good.bst to work with my thesis, do I have to also have the apa.cls in the same directory? I ...
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Combination of Subfiles, Apacite and Babel packages result in LaTeX error

For my bachelor thesis, I want to write my chapters in separate files and be able to compile them separately. To combine them, I use the subfiles package. For citations, I have to use Apa style via ...
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How can I get author-year references in footnotes? (I.e. Harvard style but in footnotes, rather than in parentheses in the text) [closed]

I'm trying to configure biblatex to work so that I get Author-Year references in footnotes rather than in the bulk of the text. So what I want is: Previous literature has suggested* and this is ...
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Problem with bibliography style file [closed]

I want to use apalike bibliography style (downloaded from: http://web.reed.edu/cis/help/LaTeX/bibtexstyles.html). But I somehow don't get the style output as it is supposed to be. I have attached a ...
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Bibliography Issue apacite: Argument of \@@cite has an extra } [closed]

I am having an issue when citing references within my thesis. I use the apacite package. Below is the basic structure of the code: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{apacite} \begin{document} ...
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I want to use the apa bibliography style [closed]

I am trying to use the APA style using apacite bibliography style. The bibliography is generated very well but my problem are the citation themselves in the actual document. They just show author ...
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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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Jabref, ref of company website

I am using Jabref to manage biblografy. I want to get Z+F Imager, 2013: Retrieved 18 / 09 / 2013, from http://www.zf-laser.com: Here is a minimal example. % my Question ...
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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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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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Adjusting biblatex authoryear style (to closely resemble apalike)

After reading yet another few hours I could not find a solution to obtaining the following citation style: [Senarclens de Grancy and Reimann 2014] together with the following format in the ...
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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} ...