{biblatex} is a complete reimplementation of the bibliographic facilities provided by LaTeX. It has its own backend {biber} which can be used instead of {bibtex} and which supports, e.g., full {unicode}, highly customisable sorting, data source filtering, and customisable field inheritance.

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New user - Bibliography not working

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm trying to create a bibliography for the first time. I'm follwing all the steps I can find on various resources on the web, but it doesn't compile as I'm expecting it to. I've ...
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How to define a new name prefix in biblatex-mla?

I need to cite an author whose last name is d'Ardenne, and I want it to sort under A as it would if the name were de Ardenne. However, biblatex-mla does not seem to recognize "d'" as a prefix and ...
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biblatex custom style no numbering in bibliography

se community, i would like to write my masters thesis in tex using miktex + texstudio. i wrote my bachelors thesis using bibtex and now switched to biblatex + biber. i was searching for a citation ...
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Biblatex not putting a dot behind “abbreviated” single character author name

Here it is claimed that using biber as backend is enough to correctly "abbreviate" with a dot author names given as a single character, however, from my MWE it does not seem like this would be the ...
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Exclude \fullcite{…} citation from bibliography and bibliography-counter

I try to exclude fullcite entries from my Bibliography. I found this very useful answer Exclude \fullcite{…} citation from bibliography but i have the problem that this excluded entries still impact ...
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With defernumbers, right biblatex' numeric labels even with skipbib, but wrong in case of citation \AtEndDocument

Context: biblatex 2.9a and biber 1.9. Thanks to defernumbers, biblatex' numeric labels are right even with entries skipped from the bibliography (options={skipbib}), as shown by the following MWE: ...
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Is there any way to preview a bibliography inline?

Take a look at the article at this link: you will notice that mousing over hyperlinked citations generates a popup that previews the bibliographic entry corresponding to that citation. Is there a way ...
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IUCr paper on Sharelatex - references

I am writing a paper for the Journal of Applied Crystallography using Sharelatex. To manage the references I put them in a .bib file and I added the following lines in the preamble: ...
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Adjusting the left margin of List of tables and List of figures in latex

I am in the process of editing my final PhD. thesis using latex. I need to satisfy certain formatting criteria before I can submit my final thesis to graduate school. One problem I am facing right ...
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APA style quotes, year with parentheses, footcites, ibidem

I would like my citation style to be a footnote Author (Year) for the entire Author (Year) to be a hyperlink to the bibliography for repeated citations to be Ibid So far I can almost do it all. ...
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In-text citation does not work

Consider the MWE below. All the citations work, except for england2002. It only returns england2002 but no citations. How can this be solved? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} ...
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.bcf file not created when using apacite

When I run pdflatex on the following foo.tex file, no .bcf file is created, causing biber to fail. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{apacite} \begin{document} \cite{Newman} ...
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biblatex - Manually replace dash with en dash in bibliography

I use biblatex, biber with the style biblatex-philosophy. Unfortunately, the page ranges in the bibliography are produced with a regular dash and not an en dash. Here is a MWE: ...
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Get rid of abbrevated first name in text citation

Have a look at the code below and corresponding bibtex file. In the pdf file the text appears as: I cite Efron and Tibshirani (1994) and Renshaw and R.J. Verall (1998), whereas I want the citations ...
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Dropping brackets / key in bibliography with alphabetic style

For a CV, I want to print a list of publications without being citing them in the text. For example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Using `\headlesscite` with `biblatex-chicago`: how to keep ibids lower-case

I format my bibliography with biblatex-chicago. I have been using the ibid option so when two consecutive citations are to the same work, the second one is typeset as "ibid." followed by the page ...
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Only last name in citation

Have a look at following minimal code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[backend=biber, natbib=true, style=authoryear]{biblatex} \addbibresource{bib/literature.bib} ...
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Incollection entry with separate years for book and chapter

I want to cite a chapter in a book, hence I think I should use incollection. However I would need to specify two years: one for the year the book was published one for the year the chapter was ...
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Modify the dash in biblatex ibid

I'm using \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear-ibid]{biblatex} Is it possible to modify the dash used in the bibliography to denote the same author by another symbol (e.g. a much longer ...
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How do I cite both author and year in biblatex-mla?

I'm wondering if there's an efficient way to cite both the author and year, similar to what you get with biblatex's \textcite i.e. Author (year), when using biblatex-mla. Right now I'm using a quite ...
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Mixing footcite with numerical citation style

I would like to use \footcite primarily when citing, but every now and then I want to refer to a reference as part of a sentence. These in-text references would ideally be formatted like Ref. ...
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Change format of month in biblatex

I'm using this to make the dates in my bibliography appear as year month day, but the month is coming up as, e.g. "Mar." but I don't want the trailing dot. ...
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Customise / Customize biber bibliography output

I'm trying to adapt bibliography to display in the same way as the style given from college. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[style=authoryear]{biblatex} ...
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biblatex : Book with the same title as MVBook

So, question completely changed because the comments got me on the right track, and updated again (the example is a bit harder now, I think). But maybe I'm not using MVBook correctly ? Here we go: In ...
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Special writing of reference in latex [closed]

I want to write this reference in latex, and I want the output in the references similar to the attached please. I checked all of the Entry types on this link but non of them give me the same output ...
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Splitting a bibliography-driven Latex document into per-page Open Document ODT files?

I have already seen Can one TeX file output to multiple PDF files?, and I'm aware this is likely to require "external" scripting - but I just wanted to see if anyone has a straightforward approach. ...
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Is it possible to fine-tune the citation positions in Tufte-BibLaTeX combination?

I'm using tufte-latex in combination with BibLaTeX, as described in Can I use biblatex with Tufte classes? and I have tried the variants suggested both in the question and in the answer. Using the ...
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LuaLaTeX: Load order fontspec, microtype (breaks hyphenation in bibliography)

The microtype documentation clearly states: With LuaTeX, load fontspec before microtype However, this breaks hyphenation in some cases in the bibliography, created with biblatex/biber. The same ...
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ordered citation in text with \autocite{} by date [duplicate]

I hadn't take care about citation order in my phd. I have used \autocite{} as well as \textcite{}. Now I would like to do this job automaticaly... and order by date. It's possible in a less tricky way ...
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Is there a Bib entry type that combinds Online and Book?

Often I'd like to cite an electronic version of a book. It will be by a scientific publisher, and have all the publisher, editor, etc. information, but has a URL and an accessed-on date instead of a ...
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Data model macro cannot be used in preamble

I'm using this answer to create an annotated bibliography with biblatex, with the following code: \documentclass{article} % This just makes a dummy bib file \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} ...
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used biber for compiling - but receive bibTeX .blg file? [closed]

I want to include a bibliography (biblatex) into my text - I compile with biber, but receive an BibTeX log file, which honestly doesn't make sense for me. I use the newest versions of kile and ...
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biblatex: multiple bibliographies with same prefix, using resetnumber

I've tried a few days to get the following done with biblatex: I need two bibliographies, whose entries should be preceded by a letter, e.g. "A". The second bibliography should continue the numbering ...
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Formatting issues with biblatex-chicago

I'm trying to get this output through biblatex, “Prospects of Slavery Expansion,” Charleston Mercury. In The Causes of the Civil War, edited by Kenneth Stampp, 148-49. New York: Touchstone, ...
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Conflict between biblatex's refsection and lot/lof with citation in float caption

I'm writing a standard complex document (ie, thesis), in which chapters are separated into different files which are included. I am using biblatex, and I would like to have a separate bibliography per ...
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Biblatex - How to change format of journal, volume and page numbers in bibliography

I'm a little bit stuck in my attempts to change the format of my journal articles in my biblatex biography. What i have so far: Smith, A. and Smith, J. (2006). Article title. Journal title 29.2, ...
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BibLaTeX preserve case of acronyms in title

I have an extensive list of references(mostly journal articles) exported from Mendeley to a .bib file automatically. The issue that I have currently is the IEEE style uses sentence case and thus I ...
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Biblatex/Biber not resolving citation if more than 3 authors cited [duplicate]

I'm using Biblatex and biber for my citation needs, but I have the problem, that one citation remains undefined, if I cite more than 3 authors, with 3 it shows up, with more than that it is undefined! ...
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Australian date formatting with Biblatex and APA style?

In my references I'd like my dates to be written as "day month year". I've been able to achieve this following the top answer here Formatting dates “day month year” with biblatex. However, as soon as ...
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Forcing linebreaks in \url does not work with biblatex and menukeys

This question is related to “Forcing linebreaks in \url”. One of its answer is to pass the hyphens option to the url package: \PassOptionsToPackage{hyphens}{url} \usepackage{hyperref} As I have my ...
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How to go back to body after visiting a reference?

I am a big fan of hyperref. It allows (among other things) to go quickly to the bibliography (at the end of a document) by clicking to the name of the author in the body of the text. So, I have plenty ...
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Blank footnotes when using chem-acs

I'm new to LaTeX and writing a chemistry thesis. I would like all of my references to be footnotes (i.e. no bibliography at the end), formatted in the ACS style. To that end, I want to use biblatex, ...
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Make sort order in citation call-outs independent of value of maxcitenames counter

My problem is a little tricky. I want my bibliography sorted in a certain way. First it should be sorted by all authors, then by year, then title. This is working fine in most cases, but I have the ...
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biblatex: Customise individual labels in bibliography section

Using biblatex, I would like to manually adjust some few labels (I mean: [1], [2]) in the bibliography section and the text body of the document. The same question was posed for bibtex, see ...
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Break \printbibliography to multiple frames without [allowframebreaks]

I am using mtheme for my Beamer presentation with XeLaTeX and Biber and I have a quite crowded bibliography. But when I try to add [allowframebreaks] I receive a "TeX capacity exceeded" error. I found ...
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Problem with \multinamedelim and \DeclareNameFormat in Biblatex

I have changed the delimiter for the authors in the bibliography with this code. It is working. \renewcommand*{\multinamedelim}{\addcomma\space} \renewcommand*{\multilistdelim}{\addcomma\space} ...
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Make Biblatex show normal cites even if citation is repeated in a table

I use \usepackage[backend=biber, natbib=true, maxbibnames=99, style=authoryear-icomp]{biblatex} for my thesis. When I consecutively cite the same source twice, the second citation is shown as ...
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Remove the “p.” abbreviation in the result of the \cite command (bilatex) [duplicate]

If I use for example the command \cite[X.2]{book} with X.2 as optional argument, I get [p. X.2,BOOK] as a result (where BOOK stands for the reference number of the book reference). Because X.2 stands ...
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Biblatex + Biber: missing .bcf file [duplicate]

I'm trying for hours to solve the following problem after having set up my Biblatex and Biber. I'm running a freshly installed TexLive, Texmaker and Biber version on Ubuntu 14.04. Given the ...
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Best practice for biblatex, biber, utf8 files

I use biblatex and biber. I used to use bibtex. So, when I first started writing .bib files I would have entries like this: @article{descartes, Author = {Descartes, Ren{\'{e}}} Title = ...