{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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is the relationship between natbib, apacite package, and apa document class?

This is the first time I have to submit to a journal and need to reformat my bibliography according to APA guidelines. This leaves me very confused since there seem to be multiple ways to do the same ...
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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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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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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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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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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 = {0002-...
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BibLateX/biber, maxbibnames with style=apa?

I'm trying to make a citation to an IPCC technical summary and want to include all authors in the bibliography entry. I also want to use APA-style citations for the paper. These two settings seem to ...
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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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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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\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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Square brackets in Bibliography with `apalike` style

I have a document with this setup: \usepackage[square,authoryear]{natbib} ... \bibliographystyle{apalike} \bibliography{bib} Which is producing Bibliography entries like: Batty, M. (2007). ...
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Using biblatex with apa style and portuguesa language

I'm trying to use apa style with biblatex but I get "Undefined control sequence." right after \printbibliography. Here's the code: \usepackage[main=portuguese]{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} \...
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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, spanish=quotes]...
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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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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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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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Author and year displayed in separate column: which bibliography style is this?

I am trying to figure out which bibliography style this is: I am using the natbib package with the apalike bibliography style, which is what I want for the right column, but I am missing the left ...
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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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Comma in front of & in the reference section

I'm handling with a problem concerning referencing and citing sources in APA-Style. Here is my example code: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, bibtotoc, liststotoc, pointlessnumbers ...
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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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Perfect APA Style Bibliography

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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apacite not working in tex

I've been requested to change the bibliographic reference style of one of my papars to APA style, but when using the apacite command the document is not compiling. A MWE is shown below. My problems ...
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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 nothing....
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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} \usepackage[babel=...
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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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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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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: Multiple citations in the same parentheses with the same first author, but different co-authors get condensed

@MISC{john_big_1991, author = {John, Oliver P. and Donahue, E. M. and Kentle, R. L.}, title = {The Big Five Inventory--Versions 4a and 54}, date = {1991}, langid = {american}, publisher = {...
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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 = {http://www.tchabitat.org/missionvisionvalues},...
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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 source:...
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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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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 remove the '.' after the organization's name as an author? (apacitex)

How to remove the '.' after the organization's name as an author, i.e. 'NTIA (2010)' instead of 'NTIA. (2010), but keeping the dot when referencing real people, e.g., Nassri, A. (2015)? I am using ...
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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 ...