{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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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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Line breaking (or hyphenation?) of references in apalike

This is a problem I encountered some time ago and I never could solve it: how can you achieve correct line-breaking or hyphenation when citing references with the apalike style? Here is an example: ...
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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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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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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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Change citation conjunction from “and” to “i”

How can I change the citation conjunction from english "and" to catalan "i"? Otherwise Author = {Kirk, D. and MacPhail, A.}, would get cited as (Kirk and MacPhail, 2002) when it should be (Kirk i ...
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Problem with APA + biber + biblatex

I'm having trouble getting basic APA bibliographies to work. The same thing works with nejm style, but changing the style to apa gives errors: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> ...
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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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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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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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Hanging references using \fullcite

I need APA style hanging references using \fullcite. For example I need \fullcite because I want the reference cited where I want in the document, unlike at the end of the document using \cite. ...
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Problem with biblatex apa style and uppercase umlauts

When using the apa style together with biblatex uppercase umlauts (like Ö) are always printed lowercase except at the beginning. With the default biblatex style it works fine. How can I fix this? ...
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Suppress month in biblatex-apa

Please consider the following MWE \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{mybib.bib} @article{test1, title = {Structural holes and good ideas}, volume = {110}, issn = ...
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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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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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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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Biblatex-apa style is missing a comma in the references. why?

I have been trying to solve this problems for hours, but there is no solution in sight. Until a few weeks ago, my biblatex-apa style was working like a charm. Although, after installing the updates ...
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Ambiguity feature in apa style for biber creating non-apa-like et al behavior

we are currently experiencing some issues with the ambiguity feature of apa for biblatex/biber (we use biber) in TexLive 2012. What would be correct with the ambiguity feature: Doe J., Peters M., ...
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can I make apacite citation always use et al. for more than two authors?

The apacite package documentation here: http://anorien.csc.warwick.ac.uk/mirrors/CTAN/biblio/bibtex/contrib/apacite/apacite.pdf states that whenever citing more than two authors (but less than six), ...
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\fullcite not printing references in APA format.

I am using biblatex and biblatex-apa for formatting references in APA format. I am using \fullcite to print the full reference in APA format as I have to describe the printed reference. In my case I ...
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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 (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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APA Master's thesis?

Has anyone written a Master's thesis in APA with LaTeX (preferably LyX)? The documentation for apa.cls says "do not use this for your thesis", but I can't find any alternative on the web.
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Is it possible to shift ticks position in a graph to match APA style ?

I have been looking for a while for a way to shift ticks on a graph. I found many options regarding ticks positions, labels or size but I could not find a way to move them orthogonally to the axis ...
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How to make \citet* display full list of authors?

When I am using the natbib package with apalike bibliography style \citet* displays only an abbreviated list of authors, such as Lemarechal et al. (1995). How can I make it display a full list of ...
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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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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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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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Natbib: Multiple citations with page numbers in one bracket

I'm using natbib with bibliography style "apalike". I can cite two different papers in one bracket; for instance \citep{adams03,collier09} gives me (Adams and Fournier, 2003; Collier et al., 1990). ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Workaround for reprinted items in bibliography

I am trying to find a way to indicate that a chapter is a reprint (in the following MWE, test1 is a reprint of test2). I had a look at this but I would like a solution that does not require adding ...
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apacite: how to suppress url if doi is avalable?

I am using apacite package for my BibTex file, but according to my writing style, it's not required for url to be listed in the bibliography if doi is available. Is there any way I can forced apacite ...
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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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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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Alter apa6e (suppress author notes and fix floats)

I am trying to use apa6e but want to suppress floats warning and suppress author note. I once received similar help here but am unable to generalize to now include the abstract. Learning this will ...
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\urlstyle{same} with apacite

I use apacite to create a bibliography according to APA guidelines for my article. Some of the references contain URLs. By default, LaTeX shows these in a different, monospace font than the rest of ...
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How to add an APA-style citation with no author in ConTeXt?

I need to cite some articles which were created by some professional organizations, so no authors or editors are listed: @Article{noname2012, author = {}, title = {This is the title}, ...
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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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How to display in-text citations in the `Author (Year)` format in ConTeXt?

When writing in APA, one can write in-text in one of two ways: (Willows, Q. A. & White, P., 1995) Or, if the author's name is mentioned within the text, using this syntax: Willows, Q. A. & ...
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How to modify apalike.bst to have a colon (:) instead of period (.) after “author (year)”?

I already modified apalike.bst to some of my needs, but I can't find this one -- which part do I have to change to have it include a colon after "author (year)" instead of a period .? (I am using ...
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How to add URL access date to MLA or APA

I'm currently using the mla-good.bst file for natbib (available as mla-good.bst.zip), but I suppose I don't really care if I use APA or MLA, so I may switch later. The problem I am having is that I ...
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Change ampersand separator with parencite command in APA style

I'm using biblatex-apa to format citations and reference list. I would like to change & separator to and when using parencite citation command, e.g.: \parencite{ref1} --> (author and author, ...
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Setting up APA-Tables - three problems

Below, you see a table. The blue boxes display my "problem areas". Setting up tables is pretty difficult for me so far... Uper left box: I want to indent Group A/ Group B compared to Overall Group; ...
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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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Extra author appearing in biblatex-apa (as if two publications with the same first author appeared in the same year)

I'm using biblatex v2.5 and the biblatex-apa style v5.7. I have a couple citations with the same first author, including one with six co-authors in 2008. This is the only publication with that first ...
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Displaying BibTeX item in References without label

I'm using apalike-letters bibliography style and the references are displayed like this: Is it possible to hide the label in each reference? So that the display be: Alsop, K., Fereday, S., ...