{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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biblatex: How to ignore articles (an, the) when sorting the bibliography?

I have several .bib entries whose titles start with 'An' or 'The'. I'm using Chicago style and I have to ignore those words when sorting. Thus "A Critical Study" should come after "Basic Theory," ...
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Biblatex using shorthands and numeric style - label sizes

Current situation: I'm required to cite "normative" documents (read: standards and manuals) separately from articles and books etc. Using biblatex and biber with the numeric style I'm doing that by ...
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Is there a more recent bibliography style file (.bst) for PNAS?

As per the PNAS author guidelines: References should be cited in numerical order as they appear in text. Because tables and figures will be inserted in the text where first cited, references in ...
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how to install/use biblatex

I recently decided to change from natbib to biblatex, however I'm having some trouble using biblatex. My bare bones document looks like this: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} ...
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Biblatex: omit author

In the traditional "humanities" writing style it may happen to refer to an author and want to cite his/her works without the author name, perhaps because you are discussing him/her works and adding ...
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Omit heading in biblatex with printbibliography

Is it possible to omit the heading when I use the \printbibliography command? I want to print two different bibliographies one after the other and need to add some text between the second heading and ...
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Russian and Japanese and biblatex oh my

I'm trying to typeset a book with bibliography entries in English, Russian and Japanese. Getting the bibliography to work right is driving me mad. I have got pretty close (I think) by cobbling ...
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Right way of citing: First author and year the same, co-authors differ

We had a short discussion about distinguishing bibliography, if the first author and the year is the same, but the co-authors differ. M Now I'm facing a similiar "problem" by myself or rather do not ...
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Installing Biblatex-apa using package manager when button is disabled

I would like to install the biblatex-apa bibliography package and have been running into issues. This is the first time I am installing a package that didn't come preinstalled. My distribution of ...
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How do I order citations by appearance? [duplicate]

I am writing some thesis in Latex and I use some template, which I placed at the bottom. I have got problem with references. I would like to put the links to references in order of appearance, not in ...
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biblatex combined with refsection and List of Tables

I have the following problem: Some Tables have captions with references in them. This works, however, when I add a List of tables (and I'm using biblatex with refsection=chapter), this reference gets ...
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URL field only for certain reference types with biblatex

I'm using biblatex for my references. My bib file includes many references which I have imported from different sources. Not all references have a url entry and some of them are bogus. I now like to ...
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Overriding biblatex verbose style abbreviated citation

I am using biblatex with the verbose citation style. In one instance I need to force an abbreviated footnote citation back to the original (long) form. My guess is that I need to reset or override a ...
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Biblatex: Refer to footnote of first citation in citestyle verbose-ibid

I would like to get Biblatex to do the following: I want citations in footnotes. When they occur first time, full information (author, title, year and so on) should be shown. When they occur a second ...
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biblatex verbose style full author list on first use

When using the verbose citation style in biblatex, is there a way to have the first occurrence use the full author list and the subsequent abbreviated author lists use et al.? That is, for the first ...
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citelist with institution

I use biblatex with maxcitenames = 2. Now I would like to reference the list institution (consists of 3 institutions separated with and). The command citelist{key}{institution} gives me the first ...
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utopia mathdesign and biber incompatibility

I have a problem using utopia fonts with xltxtra and biber when using non-ascii characters. The problem disappears if using computer-modern (off-shelf LaTeX) or bibtex instead of biber. Here's an ...
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Change author separator and delete “&” in bibliography (biblatex)

I have some problems with the bibliography. For nearly all changes I wanted I found solutions, but not for these two: 1: I would like to change the separator after the first name: "Panzer, Paul; ...
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Biber & Biblatex - getting errors when more than one citation [closed]

I am using Texstudio 2.6.4, Miktex 2.9, Biber 1.8 and Biblatex 2.9 on Win7x64. I switched from Natbib to Biblatex as I want to use some of the better citation options in my thesis. I kept getting ...
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biblatex: How to remove the parentheses around the year in authoryear style?

The standard authoryear style in biblatex puts parentheses around the year in the bibliography and no parentheses around in text citation years: Smith 2011 shows ... (citation) Smith, Joe ...
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Sorted bibliography not displayed [closed]

I have a tex file that was working perfectly with several bibliography parts with different sorting options. It is no longer working! Some bibliography parts are not displayed. My OS is Windows 7 Pro ...
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biblatex style verbose, beamer and color in block

I use biblatex with citestyle=verbose inside beamer. With this style, the name of the author is automatically colored, and also the title. That is a nice feature ... except if you cite your a work ...
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Cite a particular author when there are multiple authors - how to?

It may happen for some publications, one author among a group of authors are more important than others. Let us say, that author may be more popular or has contributed the most :) I have official ...
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Customize Bibliography layout with biblatex

I'm in the final stages of formatting my dissertation, and I'm having some trouble meeting the picky formatting requirements with biblatex. I'm required to have a cover page before the bib, with the ...
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Websites in Biblatex: new line when the URL is too long for the remaining space

I am currently using Biblatex for my references. However, sometimes, the URL is written close to the line ending and it looks very bad. I would rather like to make a line break BEFORE the URL to avoid ...
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Use non-breaking space after name initials with biblatex macros

I want to enforce biber/biblatex to place non-breaking spaces between initials and last names of authors. Example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,natbib=true]{biblatex} ...
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biblatex-chicago \fullcite

I am trying to get full, bibliography-style citations in line using biblatex-chicago with biber as the backend (I'm using XelaTeX; biblatex 2.9a; biblatex-chicago 2014.1.31). I understand this is ...
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Is there a trick to beautify bibliography?

I'm using the memoir and biblatex packages together. In general, I'm very happy with both. However, in my bibliography, I get some overflows and I don't have any clue how to avoid them... are there ...
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biblatex: How can I get \citetitle to be registered in the ibidtracker?

In biblatex author-title, I use \citetitle to refer to dictionaries I cite often: when citing the Oxford English Dictionary, for instance, you don't want to have to print an editor alongside the title ...
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How to upgrade 'biblatex' properly?

I use TeXLive 2012 under Ubuntu 12.10. I would like to upgrade biblatex to the latest version (2.3). I tried the following: download and unpack .tar.gz from https://github.com/plk/biblatex/downloads ...
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Is there a current bibtex file for CSE citation style?

The journal article should look like this: Pensole G, Gissi C, Lanave C, Saccone C. 1995. Glutamine synthetase gene evolution in bacteria. Mol Biol Evol. 12:189-197 Longer journal titles ...
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Can't use biblatex-chicago with clean TeX Live 2014 install; textcitedelim undefined

After a clean install of Cygwin 64-bit with TeX Live 2014 (all packages), I can no longer use biblatex-chicago cleanly. MWE: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{biblatex-chicago} ...
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Biblatex/Biber problems with Texlive 2014 (no problems 2013) [closed]

I have a TEX file which works OK with Texlive 2013 but is no longer working on 2014 (using OSX). It gives no error in the 2014 edition, but it does not produce the expected output. Here is a minimal ...
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Ibid., op. cit., with author printed

I'm using biblatex. If I author and year and ibid (authoryear-ibid), the second time a same work is cited in a paragraph, the author and year are replaced by the Latin abbreviation. However, I prefer ...
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biblatex: label construction with apostrophe

How can I customize biblatex labels to show the unaltered author's last name? In the following LaTeX example I define a custom alphabetic label style: \documentclass{scrbook} ...
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When author field is empty, do not put colon after prenote in authortitle-comp

Preemptive note: This is not a duplicate of Empty author field in BibTeX. I am experiencing a weird thing with the authortitle-comp citation style where, if the author field is empty in a ...
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biblatex: Putting thin spaces between initials

This question led to a new feature in a package: biblatex Robert Bringhurst, The Elements of Typographic Style, rule 2.1.5 states "Add little or no space within strings of initials." If ...
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bib entry for open source project

I tried to use any of the available bib entries for adding open-source projects to my CV, but none of them are of my liking. Is there a way to add this functionality to bibtex? I would be interested ...
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bibtex file exported by Zotero contains bad character

I use biblatex with biber. My bibliography is automatically exported by Zotero. My editor is texmaker on debian. Unfortunately characters are included into the bib file latex is unable to decode. I ...
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BibLaTeX in LyX 2.1.0 with MiKTex on Windows 7: ! Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'backref'

I took the tex code from here and imported to LyX 2.1.0 to use BibLaTeX with MiKTeX on Windows 7. But I'm getting the following error: ! Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'backref'. The ...
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biblatex: mismatched quotation marks (italic/roman)

The Chicago Manual of Style says punctuation and quotation marks should match the surrounding rather than the enclosed font (i.e. roman or italic), unless they form part of a title, in which case they ...
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website for easy creating biblatex code?

Is there any website like http://www.citethisforme.com that easily creates citation file? This website has a search engine, that the user can add his keywords like the name of author or book and when ...
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Ibid preceded by author [duplicate]

I'm using Biblatex and the authoryear-ibid style. As we know, whenever a citation is repeated consecutively within a sentence or paragraph, the second and subsequent times it is replaced by ibid. ...
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Line breaks in bibliography with biblatex/biber

I'm having trouble getting biblatex to break lines in a sensible way in the bibliography. Specifically, it seems that the line cannot be broken within the specification of chapter and/or page numbers. ...
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Biblatex ignore postnode in \cites

I want to have a flag to ignore all page numbers that are given to citations within the document. The goal is that these two commands show the same result: \cite[1]{mykey} \cite{mykey} I achieved ...
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biblatex punctuation issue when book titles end in quotation marks

The Chicago Manual of Style specifies American punctuation: periods and commas should precede closing quotation marks (§ 6.9). It also specifies that titles within book titles should be enclosed in ...
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Custom backref Text

Hi I would like to change backref text. Here is what I mean: Instead "Siehe S." I would like to have "Zitiert auf S.:" Here is my MWE, and thanks for your help! ...
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biblatex for idiots

Is there a 'biblatex in a nutshell' guide out there? I'd like if someone explained to me the essentials on how to use biblatex (what lines I have to write in my document, which files I have to have, ...
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BibLaTeX backref links to wrong page using hyperref

I'm trying to use the backref option of BibLaTeX for back-referencing, but the pages in the bibliography link to the wrong pages (even though the pages listed are correct). The link appears to be ...
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Why does backref refer to wrong page?

I use biber with backref, but backref points to a wrong page. Option backref always gets it one page wrong. Why does it so and how can I solve the problem? Here's what might be related to the ...