{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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How to do a proper Bibliography in Arabic language with XeLaTeX and Biblatex-Biber backend?

I want to add bibliography to a document mainly written with Arabic language but intervened with some English text. Therefore, I opted for arabxetex approach rather than polyglossia, becasue IMHO ...
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Problems with \DeclareSortingScheme for @misc documents in Biblatex

I apologize for the probably quite simple questions, but somehow I struggle to find an answer in the docs and online. I would like to have a separate bibliography for the UN Documents I am using, ...
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Biblatex display format of author name

I am looking for a way to make biblatex to display the author names in format of First Middle Initial Last. I want biblatex to automatically convert from other formats of author names to the desired ...
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biblatex + \mcite; add arbitrary text in references with subentries

In chemistry it's quite common to add prefixes to bibitems or even add notes to the references. See some example in literature to give you a hint what I mean. It is not created with LaTeX! I've ...
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Use autocite=footnote with style=authoryear-ibid in biblatex and enclose only the year in parentheses

I'm using the following configuration to cite sources: \usepackage[backend=bibtex, style=authoryear-ibid, autocite=footnote]{biblatex} One of my indirect citations looks like this: ...
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Suppress month and day for journal articles and maintain for a newspaper articles

I haven't found a solution yet for this problem. I want to suppress month and day (if present) from all journal articles in bibliography but I at the same time I want to indicate year, month and day ...
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How to include the title of the website in bibliography

I want to include the website title in my bibliography. In the bibtex file (created by Zotero) the website title is stored as journal. \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{mybib.bib} ...
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Biblatex and ACM Proceedings bibligraphy style

I would like to use biblatex in order to control for the amount of information which is outputed in the bibliography (e.g., doi, issn, urls) but the problem is that the original ACM Proceedings format ...
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Neatly aligning the bib entries by equal signs

Every time someone post biblatex bib-file entries, the various fields (author, title, year, journaltitle, etc) are all neatly aligned with an equal sign-column in the middle. I would like my own ...
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Online journal pages field that is compatible with natbib+bibtex and biblatex+biber?

I want to know how I should properly use the provided page field of an article published in an online journal (such as PLoS Computational Biology). Even though articles published in online journals ...
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How to reference a student report (semester report)?

There are some institutions where undergraduates/bachelor students may submit reports (e.g. project reports) at end of a semester. Say, I want to refer to such a report using a bibtex or biblatex ...
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How can I combine shorthands of bibliographical entries with acronyms in text?

I would like to make \printshorthands for the code below and to put put acronyms used in text in the same list with bibliographical shorthands. Could somebody help? \documentclass[12pt]{report} ...
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Biblatex does not reverse the first and last names of the second author

I have the following .bib file: @Book{sample-book, author="First1 Last1 and First2 Last2", title="A sample book", publisher="Public Domain Books", } Then I use lualatex biber lualatex ...
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Biblatex: suppress colon after “In” for edited volumes

I'm using Biblatex with biber backend, authoryear-comp style. Is there a quick way to remove the colon after the "In" introducing the title of an edited book (@inbook bibliography items)? I've found ...
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Putting Serial Numbers in References

I wish to have a citation in the text as follows: However with growing sustainability concerns (Madu, 2001), organizations need to undertake suitable measures to improve their sustainability ...
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Citation style and arranging references

Following is the latex code provided by @Mike Renfro from Putting Serial Numbers in References \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{refs.bib} @BOOK {KandR, ...
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Biblatex: \textcite style in footnotes

I would like to use the \textcite style: "Author (year, pages)" in the \footcite as well. I could do \footnote{\textcite}, but I was wondering if it would be possible to change the \footcite to work ...
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Why is Biblatex not working and showing “Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item”

I have this LaTeX document thesis.tex: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[czech]{babel} \usepackage[ backend=biber, babel=other ]{biblatex} ...
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How to activate syntax highlighting for multiple references in TexStudio?

I want to enable highlighting for multiple references command \parencites {} of Biblatex package the same as of a similar command for one reference \parencite {} using TexStudio editor. The image ...
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Overfull hbox in biblatex

I just ran into a problem using biblatex with a long author and title: The output extends past the right margin of my text, because biblatex does not insert a linebreak before the date. Please see the ...
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Debub .bbl for missing right brace

I have a long .bbl which is generating an error when compiling with LaTeX. The error message is ERROR: Paragraph ended before \name was complete. --- TeX said --- <to be read again> ...
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Using (thebibliography) in a separate tex file

I have manually created my references in separate file bio.tex using \begin{thebibliography}{}. When I try to cite using \cite{} in another tex file introduction.tex it gives me error while compiling ...
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How to cite a book in a multi-author, single-editor collection in biblatex?

I use biblatex and biber, and biblatex's standard styles. I need to cite a self-standing book by a classic Latin author that appeared in a multi-volume collection put together by a single editor. ...
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biblatex: Retrieve which references are NOT used [duplicate]

I think this is a gerenal issue: If you have a .bib-file with 200 entries and you use maybe about 170 of it, how can you retrieve the missing 30 keys? The background is: \nocite{*} will add all ...
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Combining biber with BibLaTeX

I'm trying to use BibLaTeX, is there any other solution instead of using biber to display bibliography ? if it is, does it allow the edition of biblographies refenrences to this format ...
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Biblatex equivalent to labeled multibib with working hyperref

I have a document using a labeled version of multibib, i.e. \usepackage[labeled]{multibib}. However, hyperref does not work on the cites and according to "Why does hyperlink point to a wrong page when ...
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How to change number style in bibliography for biblatex

I wonder how to change the way that references are listed so that it is of the format 1. rather than [1]? I give a slightly complicated example where I am also reversing the numbers and adding a ...
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“n.d.[a]” missing in bibliography [duplicate]

Basically I am trying to implement this solution: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/127158/17533 using this MWE: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Short titles, Journal abbreviations, etc. in biblatex

I've been making the switch toward using biblatex-chicago to replace an old .bst (now out-dated), but I'm still confused as to how biblatex handles short-forms and abbreviations. For example, when I ...
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Biblatex Printing “ibid” Lowercase at Beginning of Footnote

My ›house‹ citation style is an author-year system with the citations placed in foot- or endnotes rather than in the text. I'm using biblatex's \autocite exclusively, with autocite=footnote so I don't ...
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Removing brackets from biblatex references for lncs

I want BibLaTeX bibliography without square brackets, but without putting things all on one line, because that's what lncs requires. That is, I have \documentclass{article} \usepackage{biblatex} ...
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Get multiple citations; [1-5] instead of [1,2,3,4,5] [duplicate]

I'm using the package; \documentclass[a4paper, twoside, 11pt]{report} \usepackage[sorting = none, backend = bibtex]{biblatex} \addbibresource{Refs.bib} to get my references. But I want to refer to ...
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BibLateX/Biber is incorrectly sorting entries with hyphens in their respective author's last name

UPDATE 2 I now finally understand that this behaviour is indeed a feature that is to be modified according to need. Thank you very much to @moewe for educating me on this. I have now set his/her ...
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It there a way to make URL link in bibliography as one word `Link`?

This is my code: % arara: pdflatex: { shell: yes } % arara: biber % arara: pdflatex: { shell: yes } % arara: pdflatex: { shell: yes } \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{filecontents} ...
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url not showing in references

this LaTeX code: @ONLINE{Doe, author = {Doe, Ringo}, title = {This is a test entry of type {@ONLINE}}, month = jun, year = {2009}, url = {http://www.test.org/doe/} } generates this output ...
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punctuation between authors/editors and title in bibliography

With the hook \labelnamepunct I managed to change a period to a colon after the first set of authors and the following title. But, as in the example below, if this is an inbook, for instance, there is ...
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What is the easiest way to generate a compact bibliography?

In a beamer presentation I want to use the \nocite{*} macro, so all entries in the bib file will be included, regardless whether I actually cited an entry or not. However, this yields a rather long ...
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Problems with undefined control sequence in list of figures

I'm using TeXLive 2011. I had a lot of problems with compiling my large document yesterday and finally seemed to have gotten back to a working version, however now I get strange error messages in the ...
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Biblatex style for 'author, year, publisher' [on hold]

For a beamer presentaion, I need to use footnote cite, and the citation entry should be in 'author, year, publisher' format; But I cannot find any exisiting style in biblatex; can anyone suggest a ...
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Biblatex and a relational database?

Is there a way of using a relation database (e.g. MySQL) as a bibsource in Biblatex?
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\nocite{*} for single bibdatasources with biblatex/biber

Several bibliography resources are used in one single tex-document. They resources have been added using: \addbibresource{}. Now I'd like to use the \nocite{*} command to print all references of one ...
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How can create one bibliography file for different tex files in one project

I am beginner in Tex writing, and writing a report in Texmaker on Ubuntu 13.10. I have separate files for different chapters. Now I want to create one .bib file for all chapters including main file, ...
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Change entry label to [Jones,82]

I'm trying to set a bibliography this way: \documentclass[12pt,french]{report} \usepackage[backend=bibtex, style=alphabetic ]{biblatex} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} ...
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How to correctly display and separate the author names in a bibliographic entry?

How to correctly display and to separate among the BibLaTeX's author's names? Code: @book{atl1, label = {SELLS}, author = {Cristopher TAVARES, Kirk FERTITTA, Brent RECTOR, Chris ...
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Installing biber for use with TeX Live 2013 on Debian wheezy

I recently backported what I think is TeX Live 2013 from Debian testing/unstable to Debian wheezy. The version number is 2013.20140314-1. This is no longer the most current version in Debian; there is ...
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A \cite{} as name for a chapter header

I'm writing a document where each chapter is a reading record of a paper. So I want the name of the chapter to be the title of the paper, and the header of the chapter to be the short citation of the ...
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biblatex multiple sourcemap : add field to entry

I am trying to add a field to biblatex entries in the texfile. I am currently not able to apply a rule to one entry then apply it other rules to other entries. I defined a command to add a field. ...
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How to swap field entries in Bibliography (biblatex, bibtex8)? [closed]

I am currently modifying the layout of my thesis' bibliography and I still have to change three things. This is part of my preamble which includes the biblatex package. I already managed to render ...
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double braces for author in biblatex not working?

Hej, I have a problem with biblatex when the author name has to many braces. My MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Why is caron treated differently than breve

I'm using biblatex and wanted to add the author Kruzhkov into my Bibliography. As far as I see he is written Kru\u{z}kov Writing him that way leads to an error as here: inputenc Error: Unicode char ...