{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 author (year) citations

What is the biblatex equivalent of \citeasnoun{} from the harvard bibliography style? For example, we cite like Marx (1867). (The open-paren does not go before Marx.)
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How to remove orphan character from bibliography

Compile with pdflatex 1.14.16 (Miktex) the following source: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,english]{memoir} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{biolinum} \usepackage{XCharter} ...
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Biblatex does not print inbook book title

I recently started using biblatex and have an extensive bibliograpy file created with bibtex in mind. I compiled my bibliography and notice that InBook looses the book title. As can be seen in the ...
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Repeating the same footnote reference on different pages for biblatex-gost footnote style [duplicate]

I need to repeat footnote references on each page instead of creating lots of footnotes with references to previous footnotes. I found this answer which looks like it does exactly what I want except ...
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How to get month written in full for URL access date?

In my example below, I would like to change the appearance of the URL access date. Rather than the date being typed numerically like (accessed 2013-09-01). I would like the month to be written ...
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How do you change the Editor field in Bibliography using Biblatex?

EDIT: I've revised this to be a single Q&A following @moewe's advice. In my bibliography how do I get the "editor" field to be abbreviated, written in lowercase, and in parentheses? I need it to ...
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Biblatex, hyperlink postnote

I want postnotes for inline citations to be hyperlinked, i.e. I want the authorname, year, and any postnotes hyperlinked (but not prenotes!). I've used the answer here to get authorname hyperlinked, ...
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List of the most common causes and solutions to bugs compiling bibliographies in TeX

I start using the Texmaker on my home PC, when I try to run my files I get an error message from this type: INFO - This is biber 0.9.2 INFO - Logfile is 'bibertest.blg' FATAL - Cannot find control ...
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Lines in bibliography too long [closed]

I have some lines in my bibliography that are printed too long while this is not the case for other long items. See the image for at the word International (item 77) How to solve this? Latex code ...
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\DeclareFieldFormat command doesn't apply to phdthesis?

I want to modify the format of title field in references entries of both article and phdthesis. It is odd that the modification only applies to article but not to phdthesis. See the MWE: ...
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Get full list of authors instead of “et al” [duplicate]

When a reference now contains a lot of namen I see Jesse Levinson et al for example in my bibliography. However, I want to see all full names This code I use ...
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Commas in biblatex entries

First a warning. This is a highly specific and idiosyncratic problem I have that will only interest a few people who are very invested in biblatex and/or regular expressions. From the answer to ...
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recommended bibliography handling system in 2015? [duplicate]

I want to switch to a bibliography system that will take care of me for the next 10 years. I wish TUG clearly endorsed the future---what to deprecate, what to use. (Without it, they are becoming ...
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Write complex citations with BibLatex - “&” needed instead of “and”

Using BibLatex with the apa style I try to cite some references in the following way: ... slightly adapted Biggs’ (1987, 1999; see for a similar model Marsick, Watkins, & O’Conner, 2011) model ...
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Annote field causing biblatex error

I have a bibliography entry that causes an error. @incollection{Ursoiu2013Economic-effici, Annote = {% 2015-06-17 The article focuses on the concept of "good administration", reforms around this ...
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Getting rid of round brackets around superscript

I am using the following biblatex/biber configuration: \usepackage[useprefix=true,% uniquename=init,% sorting=nyt,% firstinits=true,% ...
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biblatex date string not defined with Greek and autolang=other

In answering this question I discovered some strange interaction between the greek language setting and setting the autolang option of biblatex to other. As you can see from the output, the month ...
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Plural form of number (issues of a journal) with BibLaTeX

There is no plural form for the term ‘number’, referring to an issue of a journal. I tried to define one (nos) but it's not sufficient to print it (e.g. article in a double issue). What should I do? ...
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Change language on a per field basis

I am creating a bilingual (main: greek, secondary: english) document with xelatex and polyglossia and I'm using biblatex with biber for the bibliography management. As biblatex is currently setup the ...
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How to set the reference in numeric style with field order which authoryear has, but don't change the style of footcite? [duplicate]

I use \footcite command to add my references and style=numeric and citestyle=authoryear in my document. So far everything is fine, besides I need to put the "year" field directly after the "author" ...
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Get a list of uncited entries in a BibTeX file

Suppose I have a rather large BibTeX bibliography file that contains both works cited in a paper as well as works I saved to my bibliography without actually citing them in my paper. Is there a way ...
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alphalabel in multilanguage bibliography in biblatex with biber and babel

I search and found no similar question. I know XeLatex is a one of the solution, but it seems is doable in Babel also My setup: Miktex 2.9 with Babel 2015/08/03 3.9m and Biber 2.1 This is MWE ...
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“Can be used only in preamble” when using \DeclareLanguageMapping with BibLaTeX

I recently switched to BibLaTeX to realize a multilanguage bibliography. Everything worked out fine -- however I get the error "Can be used only in preamble." when using the command ...
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When using \cite, I don't see any of the book references in my Bibliography when using TexMaker

I tried looking for this online but no luck so far. The only entries I see are all the articles I have in the bibliography. Anyone mind helping with the proper command? Some details... ...
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BibLaTeX \DeclareCiteCommand: How to check shorthand and citeseen and choose <wrapper> accordingly?

This question is closely related to Biblatex: Autocite dependent on shorthand but since that question asks about autocite, I decided to open a new question. I am trying to to declare a citation ...
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Bibtex error in TeXnicCenter [closed]

I have the following error when executing Build/BibTeX: Cannot find the main file. Please specify an existing main file. Some minutes ago it executed fine but with the error: I couldn't open file name ...
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How to make a bibliography (for total beginners)?

I just started LaTeX, so I have a very vague idea how to operate it. I am now trying to make a bibliography. From what I understood, I need a .bib document, which I then will insert with ...
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Assign citation style after the \usepackage{biblatex} in preamble

Is it possible to assign the citation style with a command? (such as \ExecuteBibliographyOptions{...}) I'm getting all \usepackage{...} in one file and settings in another. But I can not do: ...
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Sort list of (biblatex)-keys by their citation number

As this is a rather specific question and in lieu of a MWE some context: I am working on a personalized version of the tufte-book class. In the process I am now at a point where I think I need a way ...
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The same bibliography with different sorting

Attention: I have an answer and will publish it soon. But perhaps other have a different (or the same) solution, so I'm giving you the chance to show it first. How to output a bibliography with ...
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Changing biblatex's sorting within the document

I am using multiple refsections in my document and I need to sort the respective bibliographies differently. E.g., let's say I want one refsection to be as ...
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Is it possible to add entries to the bibliography based on keyword using Biblatex/Biber and within the document code?

I would like to print a bibliography which includes all entries with a certain keyword (and possibly some additional entries). I know that I can filter by keyword when I print the bibliography using ...
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Altering the bibliography style to encase titles in single quotes and to omit the prefix “In:”

I have an article in which I use \usepackage[backend=bibtex,style=authoryear,natbib=true]{biblatex} The entry for an article in the bibliography is: Barrow-Green, June (1994). “Oscar II’s Prize ...
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Biblatex styles won't be found [closed]

In order to use a modified Biblatex style with MacTex, I copied the .bbx and .cbx files to usr/local/texlive/2015/texmf-dist/tex/latex/biblatex-iest. But when I try to use it in my document with ...
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custom biber bibliography: dot before numbering

I was trying to change the bibliography style used by biblatex for article (it printed too many stuff for my taste). But somehow I get a very weird dot before the numbers in the list. What am I doing ...
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When using autocap, how to still get correct alphabetical sorting?

In How to ensure the first letter of a footnote is always uppercase? I received an answer as to how proper capitalisation of Arabic surnames beginning with the definite article "al" could be ensured ...
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multiple bibliographies based on the .bib file th reference comes from [duplicate]

I want to have multiple bibliographies in my document and the contents of those should be pulled from separate .bib files. \addbibresource{lit1.bib} \addbibresource{lit2.bib} \printbibliography %one ...
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Linking footnotes back to the original text using the biblatex-chicago package

I am currently working on an e-book using Latex and Biber. The package that I am using for footnotes is the biblatex-chicago package. I can successfully link to a footnote from, say, a paragraph, ...
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Biblatex matching reference citations and labels [duplicate]

I am customising my PhD bibliography with biblatex and I face the following problem: I want to keep a consistency between the citations in the text and the label names in the list of references, so ...
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How to ensure the first letter of a footnote is always uppercase?

My friend has a problem where he uses \footcite together with authorstyle-icomp and wants things like "ibid." (ebd. in German) to be uppercased when they're at the beginning of a footnote. Also, his ...
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The bibliography is not working and I cannot understand the error message [closed]

ERROR - Cannot find control file "EE 3000-word section.bcf"! - did you pass the "backend=biber" option to BibLaTeX? INFO - ERRORS: 1
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Authors' last names in footnote citation, but full citation (first and last name) in bibliography

I am working with biblatex and verbose-inote style to include references in footnote citations in addition to the full bibliography at the end of the document. I would like to shorten the footnote ...
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APA 6th article style and referencing [duplicate]

I need to prepare a manuscript according to APA 6th style. I tried using the apa6 class and biblatex for document style and references respectively. The citations within the contents are not coming ...
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Swap Volume and Year for Articles and Separate Them With a Semicolon

I have some problem in customizing bibliography style of @article using biblatex and biber when writing my paper. The picture shows the bibliography style generated by running .tex file. However, I ...
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Remove “&” from bibliography in biblatex

I have the following file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[backend=biber, style=apa,natbib=true]{biblatex} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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BibLaTeX doesn't shows bibliography one command expansion invalid TexStudio [closed]

I am now trying to use BibLaTeX to generate a bibliography in TexStudio. However, I could not even compile a simple example. The following is my code: main.tex file: ...
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BibLaTeX : \footcite with parentheses or verbose \parencite [closed]

Is it possible to enclose a citation between parenthesis in a footnote using a verbose style? The MWE illustrates that: 1) with the \footcite command, if I add the parens in the prenote and postnote ...
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How to change a \NewDocumentCommand-based \cite command to accept biblatex-style arguments?

Over at How to quote encyclopedia articles differently from books, magazines, etc. with Biblatex?, I was greatly helped with a macro which solved the question as it was asked. I'd now like to change ...
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How to quote encyclopedia articles differently from books, magazines, etc. with Biblatex?

I'm using a lot of articles from multi-volume encyclopedias in my work. To this end, I've set the articles up using the crossref attribute in the bibliography file. The citation style used is ...
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How to add “and others” at the end of a \parencites citation?

I'm sorry to ask something I can't really show code for, but I've no idea where even to start. At the moment, I have a bibliography entry that looks like this: @book{andothers, title = {and ...