{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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Bibliography: group references with same title; do not print title field if repeated (or empty)

I have the following MWE with my custom bibliography, but I find myself with many talks with the same title (and author) that I want to group together... I guess I would need to use \iffieldundef ...
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How to add “See p.” or “Cited page” before a backref

I've enabled in my header backref to link my citations with the related pages. It only add a clickable number after the ref. I would like to add something like "Cited page" or "Cited pages" before it. ...
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Reference not showing all names [duplicate]

When I cite a paper in the main text with more than 2 authors I want biblatex to add et al. This is happening but at the end of the document in References only one author is shown with et al. ...
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Biber compiling but no bibliography appears although there are no errors

I am trying to use Biber but nothing appears after compiling everything without errors. I am using MikTeX, and compiling my documents with XeTeX: XeTeX -> biber -> XeTeX. The biber output is attached ...
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Simple way of setting up two bibliographies

I want to split the bibliography into two parts, with one containing only works by a certain author and another all the rest. I tried figuring out how to do this with biblatex but got tangled up. ...
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What is the most appropriate way to configure biblatex for use with an unsupported language?

From time to time, I need to typeset Welsh. Sometimes, I need to typeset citations and bibliographies in Welsh. I think that last time I did this, I may still have been using BibTeX although I am ...
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How to get the option 'globalcitecopy' of bibunits with biblatex?

I've just changed from natbib + bibunits to biblatex and I'd like to get the functionality of the globalcitecopy option. As explained in the documentation of bibunits: Create an entry in the ...
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biber - warning about non-ascii characters

Biber gives me the following warning: WARN - The entry 'csorgo__sandor:10' has characters which cannot be encoded in 'ascii'. Recoding problematic characters into macros. Is this anything to worry ...
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Altering Date Format in References

I am still working on formatting my references according to my department’s standard. I am currently trying to alter a date format but failing. I need: 30. Sept. 2003. Yet anything I do doesn’t ...
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natbib, IEEEtran and alphanumeric citation: is there an IEEEtranSAN style available?

The natbib package provides three versions of the standard BibTeX bibliography styles compatible with author-year citations (\citet, \citeauthor, \citeyear): plainnat abbrvnat unsrtnat The ...
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Underlined Titles in Bibliography with `Biblatex` and `ulem` Package

I want to underline all titles in a bibliography using the Biblatex package with Biber backend and the ulem package. Biblatex seems to break ulem's line breaking capabilities. Please consider the ...
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Troubles for compile with biblatex using a tufte-book class document

Background This question is related with the last questions I did before this one that involves the tufte-book class and the csquotes and biblatexpackages. Since the context is irrelevant and ...
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Install Biber in MiKTeX on a 64-bit version of Windows

The question Biblatex + Biber + Texmaker + MiKTeX describe how to use Biber with MiKTeX. But on the 64-bit version of MiKTeX Biber isn't installed. How it is possible to install Biber on a 64-bit ...
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Put parentheses around year in citation

I have the following Latex code, where I use biber and chicago style for citations: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english,ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How detailed are citations supposed to be? [on hold]

at the moment, I'm writing my thesis and was wondering how detailed my citations should be. To create the bibliography, I use biblatex + biber as a backend (but the question is rather general). Let's ...
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Remote bibliography

Does someone know if it is possible to load a bibliography file located in Google Drive? For instance, I would like to use ...
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Passing language=british to biblatex-chicago with polyglossia

This question is similar to this one, except the crux here is biblatex-chicago. I understand it's been a little rough building polyglossia support for biblatex. Thus far, biblatex-chicago has been ...
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How to use biblatex with IEEE bibtex style?

http://mirrors.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/IEEEtran/bibtex/IEEEfull.bib defines a bibliography style. How to use that if I want to use biblatex to format my bibliography?
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How to get part of a citation to show in bibliography only?

I'm using biblatex-chicago for my bibliography. Just recently I decided I wanted to add descriptions for some of my manuscript sources so that someone looking them up in the bibliography would have an ...
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Large bibtex database

Is it a good idea to maintain a single large bibtex database or should one split it into multiple files? I have compiled a very large India-specific database (over 100,000 records) from various ...
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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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Format of author and collaboration

I'm using biblatex + biber to produce my bibliography. Right now I'm using the following code to include a collaboration field into my bib. \DeclareSourcemap{ \maps[datatype=bibtex,overwrite=true]{ ...
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How to use crossref with biblatex correctly? [closed]

I am building a database reference in JabRef with biblatex entries. I try to use right all the entry types that the packages offers. So I found few interesting types such as mvbook and bookinbook. In ...
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biblatex style matching stock ACM style

Has anyone done a biblatex bibliography style that matches the stock acm.bst as far as formatting? I want biblatex's more sophisticated handling of things like URLs, but the journal I'm submitting to ...
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Configure kile and biblatex

How do people configure kile to work with biblatex? I have two bibliographies \begin{refsection} ... \end{refsection} \begin{refsection} ... \end{refsection} and to get this to compile I need to ...
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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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biblatex-chicago etoolbox error: Invalid boolean Expression

I am using bibtex as the backend for my biblatex bibliography but there seems to be some clash between it and the etoolbox package that I don't understand. This is on a fresh install of TeXlive 2014. ...
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Changing the style of footfullcite item [duplicate]

Currently \footfullcite{jdoe2014} for @inproceedings{jdoe2014, author = {John Doe}, title = {Some paper}, url = {http://somelink.com/file.pdf}, year = {2014}, note = {Rarecon} } ...
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biblatex - How can I force a colon after a period?

I'd like to print a colon after a period, i.e. after Hrsg. (German version of eds.). How can I achieve to have a colon after the string for {editors}? Picture MWE \documentclass[ a4paper, 12pt, ...
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How can I provide the editor names after the collectiontitle/booktitle, i.e. only once? [duplicate]

I reused some old code to have the editor names printed before the parent title of a source, however it gives me the parent title twice now. I can't spot the cause of it. How can I provide the editor ...
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biblatex repeated citations in footnotes that point back to earlier footnotes

I am using biblatex as follows: \usepackage[style=verbose-note,backend=bibtex]{biblatex} \renewcommand{\cite}{\autocite} % citations in footnotes This works almost as I want it. What I still would ...
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Problem with my unique bibliography format

My thesis bibliography format has a unique requirement as below. Cadenas, E; and Rivera, W., Renewable Energy, 35(12), 2010, 732-742. Author without article title and bold year etc. I could ...
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csquotes and invalid nesting with two nested \mkbibquotes

I was surprised when today I got the error message Package csquotes Error: Unbalanced groups or invalid nesting. After a while I found the culprit in my bibliography-file. It is a bib-item whose title ...
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Bibliography horizontal line to replace author's name

The original question of this thread (Dashed=true option in biblatex gives biblatex2.sty error), was addressed by @JosephWright below, and should be kept for future reference. As I understood better ...
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biblatex: extract authors seperately

Given and BibTeX entry @articel{paper, author={Jane Doe and John Hansen and Tom Nielsen}, year={2012}, title={Paper title} } How do I make commands (using biblatex) that insert "Jane Doe, ...
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Page name “title page” instead of “1” in biblatex

I have a title page, which should not have a real "page number". Therefore, after the title page, I set the pagecounter to 1 with \setcounter{page}{1} Of course, internally, the title page still ...
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Biblatex: How to insert dots into abbreviated journal names in bibliography

For example: "Philos Trans R Soc" should become "Philos. Trans. R. Soc."
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biblatex - How can I print out the date (always provided as YYYY-MM) as a string at the end of a block?

At the end of an entry for standardisodin, I'd like to have the content in of the Date-field printed out like this: [...] Stuff, Version: May 2011. I think the month would get changed to my ...
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Unwanted space in path for `\addbibresource`

I wanted to store a part of a path to a bib-file in a command. But if I run this example (neither the bib-file nor the bib-entry is needed to see the problem) I get an unwanted space in the path: ...
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MultiMarkDown and biblatex citations

I'm using Scrivener to produce LaTeX output with MultiMarkDown. MultiMarkDown uses natbib by default, so footnotes look like this code snips: \footnote{~\citep[<prenote>]{<key>}} The ...
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BibLaTeX doesn't show bibliography when compiling

I've just watched some YouTube videos given by ShareLatex. In the video I saw he constructed a Thesis in LaTeX. It is available here. Now, I downloaded the whole package to see if it would run in my ...
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Biblatex: submitting to a journal

Suppose that I moved from BibTeX to biblatex. With BibTeX I just copied the content of .bbl file into final version of my paper before submitting it to a journal. What should I do at same stage having ...
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biblatex biber to \bibitem

I am a LaTeX really entusiastic newbie. Thus I am writing all my reports and articles using this wonderful tool. Unfortunately the editors of scientific review do not all have the same entusiasm ...
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How to cite full title in footnote with alphabetic citation style

I'm writing my thesis and I'm struggling with the correct choice of citation style. I'm leaning towards alphabetic style, since I find that it's easy to read and makes it easy to recall what ...
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Biblatex Incollection entry with no author

Using biblatex authortitle I have an entry from a dictionary which has no author. In the citations is appearing using the title first for full citations (which is required by my style guide), and the ...
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biblatex - How can I change the behavior when using \citetitle for a specific source type?

I'd like to change the behavior of \citetitle for a specific source type, which is standardisodin (which I got from here). I already managed to get the right order in the bibliography to my liking ...
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How to put citations in footnote using square bracket style?

I would like the simple command \cite produces an entry in the bibliography (at the end of the doc) and in the footnote, using the format: bla bla bla~\cite{myref} bla bla. whose result is: bla ...
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Is there already an amsalpha.bbx?

I searched but did not find one. If it does not yet exist, is there a project on biblatex style files for AMS journals?
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When should I use amsrefs instead of regular bibtex ?

I've heard (and read) about the new amsrefs system for citations. Is there a good explanation of the pros/cons of amsrefs vis-a-vis bibtex ?
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Wrong hyperref link using biblatex and titlesec

I'm using biblatex together with titlesec (yes, I know that they don't work well together ...). When I include the titlesec-package the hyperref bookmarks link to the wrong page. Consider the ...