{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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Italicize title in parenthetical author-title citation (biblatex-mla)

When using biblatex-mla and there is more than one work per author, the citation style will automatically format parenthetical references as "(Author, Title 123)". However, I'm required to put the ...
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Command (using \ifthenelse) within 2nd optional (post) argument of footcite

I have defined a new command \mypageref to reference page numbers of text parts in my appendix. The begin of such a text part is labeled, e.g., by \label{text_begin}, and the end of the text part is ...
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By which journals is Biblatex accepted?

While the biblatex package seems far superior to its predecessor bibtex, bibtex seems the more widely accepted of the two. Are there any journals in mathematics and sciences that support biblatex? ...
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BibLaTeX won't work with MikTeX 2.9 on default settings and won't generate .bbl file

For whatever reason I'm unable to produce bibliography with the BibLaTeX package in MiKTeX. I'm running the 32-bit MiKTeX 2.9.5105 on Windows 7. I've conjured the simplest code I could think of and it ...
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Biblatex citation is shown in the wrong way (same author used twice, first name appears)

I have a small problem with my citations. When I use just one of the quotes below then the citation appears in the right way. But if I use both I always find the first name also in the citation. Why ...
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LyX errors in exporting (PDF (XeTex)) URL's containing # to footnotes of Book document

LyX 2.1.2, Linux Ubuntu/Linux Mint package version refuses to print (Export: PDF (XeTex)) URL's (internet addresses) containing the pound sign # to .pdf IN FOOTNOTES, whereas it prints such addresses ...
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Biblatex abbrevation for no author/editor/year/etc. in alphabetic style

I use an alphabetic citestyle with biblatex. Sometimes I have entries where no author or editor or year is given. For example there is often no editor for a proceeding. At the moment I leave the entry ...
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How to change the format of the “and” bibstring using xpatch?

When using biblatex's textcite command with a two-authored reference I want the "and" between them to be in italics. I managed to get the same for the "et al." \bibstring using the following code ...
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Registered symbol in biblatex bibliography

I am having trouble putting a raised registered symbol (\textsuperscript{\textregistered}) in my biblatex bibliography. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Print year after author in bibliography

I am trying to get my bibliography sorted. So far I have managed to get it looking like this: Note:The page number for reference one is messed up in this minimal example, but it works fine on my ...
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Citation and bibliography customization

I am currently writing my PhD thesis and I am haunted by the choice of a convenient bibliography package/style/etc to meet exactly my needs of a custom list of references. \documentclass{book} ...
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No first name in biblatex

With Biblatex, how to print the author name, in the bibliography, without their first name? I get Newton, I., G. W. Leibniz, and L. Euler (1600). Infinitesimal Analysis. But I want Newton, ...
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Difference between biblatex and biber?

When I execute with biblatex, I have the cite reference :year and author as a single link. See the code below: \documentclass[smallextended]{article} % onecolumn (second format) ...
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Apalike2: how to cite multiple authors instead of one author et al

Apalike2 always only cites one author and than "et al". But i want to show all the authors the first time I reference to it. How to do this? I need something like citep which shows all authors. ...
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What is the most elegant way to cite two things connected by a 'joining word' with biblatex?

This question is about author-year citations using biblatex where citations are set inline in parentheses. Sometimes, it is necessary to cite two authors and to specify some connection between them ...
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ucs and biblatex incompatibility (mathletters and utf-8)

I have a document that I was writing with UTF-8 chars using TexStudio, MixTex (x64) and pdflatex. All updated and running on Window 7 SP1 x64. Then I decided to start using biblatex citations and now ...
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Using Biber in Biblatex

(This must be a duplicate, but I cant find this asked anywhere so...) I am trying to make a bibliography in a LaTeX document. Currently I am successfully using a back-end of Bibtex in Biblatex. In ...
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Numbered references Elsevier style

I have to make my references on model1-num-names.bst, when I compile the main file (.tex), references appear correctly on my paper like [1]..[12] and so on. but in the reference section, references ...
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Biblatex: Selecting content depending on language

I am using biblatex and would like to quote English and German works. When writing a document in German, this works nicely with the help of \DeclareLanguageMapping and hyphenation to specify if a ...
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Text out of margin and footer for bibliography

Well its been a great journey since past one and half month and I am happy that I managed write my dissertation with latex. Almost coming to finalizing stage, I figured out I have severe alignment ...
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No hyphenation for author within a paragraph

I am using biblatex and biber. Inside the text I use the commands citet, parencites or citewith author-year. I would like to prevent that the last name sometimes gets hyphenated in the text. Is there ...
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Add 'skipbib=true' to a .bib entry for one document only (biblatex)

This question is a follow-up to how to \cite without an entry in the bibliography?. I have an entry in my .bib file that I'd like to cite in my current document, but I don't want it to appear in my ...
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Specific/Custom cite- and bib-style needed: How to write/edit/program it?

for my philosophical papers at university I need a specific cite- and bibstyle. I already tried a lot of styles. But since now there was not any that matched my needs. (closest were authoryear-icomp ...
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With Biblatex, how to have shorthands put into the main bibliography?

Using Biblatex (and Biber), I would like to have shorthands listed in the main bibliography produced by \printbibliography, and not in a separate list of abbreviations. See, for example, how in the ...
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Prevent abbreviation of names for anonymous work with biblatex

This is a follow-up to Abbreviate resolved abbreviations in authors' first names in biblatex, where @PLK provided an answer in which brackets [] and characters between them are replaced by a dot . ...
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How to add additional references(which are not journals/papers) to the bibtex exported from Mendeley?

I have created a folder which contains a list of scientific journals/papers in Mendeley and then exported the list to .bib file But there is no provision to add something like datasheet or website or ...
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Biber Problem in OSX: why references not compiled?

[Update] This is solved thanks to Adam Liter's contribution in chat. This is summarised to a community answer below. I cannot understand why the references do not get compiled. I am running Yosemite ...
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Citations in LaTex beamer

I have trouble getting any kind of citation working with latex beamer and the biblatex package. I considered at least 30 different approaches proposed here and in other forums. Because I used \cite in ...
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Biblatex dashed entries with “sortname” and “shortauthor”

In a bibliography with dashed entries, I'd prefer variants like J. Lennon and John Lennon to behave as the same name. In other words, the latter entry should be dashed. I've tried to enforce this by ...
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Why only the year is as a link in \cite reference

I have a problem in citing references with \cite, I have only the year as a link. I want to display the author and year as a single link. I don't know where the problem is?! ...
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How can I edit footnote style in memoir class when using biblatex-chicago?

I am using the memoir class for my theis together with biblatex-chicago for my citations. When I compile my document I get the following warning. Since you are using the 'memoir' class, I'm ...
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How to use DeclareSourcemap to add default value to a field

I would like to use Biber sourcemaps to add a default value to bibliography items' hyphenation field if there isn't any (I want the default hyphenation for bibliography entries be different from the ...
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removing parentheses around year in biblatex - citation

I should have the citation in this format, (Szucs / Gerzson / Hangos 1998, pp. 1335‐1344) When I try using style=authoryear,backend=bibtex in biblatex the citation appears as (Szucs ...
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Print numbered paragraph after title with Biblatex

My question is related with Biber and Biblatex (latest versions). I need to quote the number of a paragraph of an old Christian text which is published within a book printed nowadays. More clearly, ...
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Sine anno, unknown fields in bibliography

I am writing a thesis in LaTeX and found the problem that when e.g. the date of a referenced book/paper/etc. is unknown, the Bibliography should say 'sine anno', however I could not manage that. ...
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Missing citations when reciting cited works (authoryear-comp)

I am using biblatex with authoryear-comp for my document. It works fine for authoryear, but authoryear-comp misses citations (or part of) when I recite a cited work. Here is the minimal working ...
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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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Beamer with Biblatex: Bibliography entry font change has no effect

I am using biblatex with bibtex backend in conjunction with beamer latex. When I set the color, for instance, bibliography entry title with \setbeamercolor{bibliography entry title}{fg=green} then ...
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Appending “Chapter #:” to numbered chapters but not unnumbered ones in a bibliography by section

I use the following code to general a bibliography-by-section in a 'book' document, but this appends "Chapter #:" to all chapters, including unnumbered ones. How can I modify the code to only append ...
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Biblatex-Chicago: Comma after \Citetitle should appear before closing quotation mark [closed]

According to the Chicago Manual of Style, a comma should appear immediately before, not after, a closing quotation mark adjacent to it. This convention is known as "American-style punctuation." For ...
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Insert Colon in between (year) and (title) in references list: authoryear style

My code is as follows: I would like to have a : (colon) in between (year) and the (") of the title in references list. i tried using \renewcommand{\labelnamepunct}{\addcolon\space} but it doesn't ...
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Biblatex: Wrong abbreviations of names

I've noticed something strange in the way biblatex abbreviates certain names. It appears to ignore parts of hyphenated names if they are shorter than three characters. For example, Yi-feng Wang ...
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biblatex citeauthor ambiguous

I'm using biblatex with the alphabetic style. I often use the command \citeauthor, but with the command I now have a problem. When I have two/more works of the same author(s) the \citeauthor command ...
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bibliography is not printed (using knitr, biblatex, backend = bibtex and \nocite{*})

I am trying to include a list of publications into my CV, using knitr in RStudio. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=bibtex]{biblatex} \begin{filecontents}{my-publications.bib} ...
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Controlling first name display in biblatex \citeauthor?

Somewhat similar to Customize `\citeauthor*` to show full author name but UpperCase only the first letter, but I cannot wrap my head around this. Consider this MWE: % pdflatex test.tex; biber test; ...
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Localize fields in biblatex

I'm trying to write a document using a .bib as a database of entries, and then formatting them. However, I need to have some entries in multiple languages. So, is there an easy way to localize fields ...
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OSCOLA BibLaTeX not recognizing repeated listing of author for co-authored works

This question follows from a previous question. I am using the OSCOLA BibLaTeX style file. In the bibliography, when citing the same author more than once, the author's name should be replaced with a ...
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Trouble getting biblatex-apa to display multiple authors as last-first/first-last

biblatex-apa displays the author names for papers with multiple authors like this: Thomason, Sarah and Everett, Dan but I need it to be displayed like this: Thomason, Sarah and Dan Everett. I ...
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biblatex, edit \footcite command

I am using the biblatex package. for my thesis I have the following requirements for a citation in the footer: See "last name of the author" ("year"), "pages". example footcite: See Miller ...
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Leave pages-field out of bib-entry with incollection, if pages given when quoting [duplicate]

Since two users here were already a great help to my last question, here a new problem that came along. If I quote an incolletion or inbook the first time (verbose setting), it will print the pages of ...