{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: Inconsistent name-format

I use biblatex to manage my references. It works quite well, except for this strange behaviour: [1] Agresti, A. and Finlay, B. Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences. 3rd ed. Prentice Hall, ...
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biblatex: extrayear only if full date is equal?

I have a bunch of bib entries of the same author which are labeled by the full date. The problem is that some of them have the same date and so need an extrayear label. But extrayear works by year not ...
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How to create custom referencing style

For example I want to reference in the following way: [FHK+2002] U. Fischer, M. Heinzler, R. Kilgus, F. Näher, S. Oesterle, H. Paetzold, W. Röhrer, A. Stephan, R. Winkow: Tabellenbuch Metall, ...
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Biblatex field values and comparisons

I would like to change the behavior of printing author names based on the hash field in biblatex. This mwe should demonstrate what I am having difficulty understanding. MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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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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Supplementary questions to an already existing question [migrated]

Supplementary questions to an already existing question. I often find an answer to my question, but only partial. For instance, people make a nice suggestion on how to modify something in LaTeX, but ...
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Package biblatex error: Category 3 not declared ( \endentry)

I have a problem with biblatex, I can't use some references from my document. It is referenced that \endentry is missing, in biblatex manual, there is no much information how to use \endentry ...
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Ibid for citations with same title and page [duplicate]

I use the style verbose-ibid, and I need it to use ibid (without a page number) when the last entry is exactly the same as the previous one (that is, same work, same page). Right now, for the minimum ...
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Remove brackets from cite commands in biblatex

I use brackets to fill out missing information in the bibliography. But when I include this information in citations in the text, these brackets should not appear. In the example below, the text ...
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biblatex-chicago, backref, and crossref

Using biblatex-chicago with backref=true and longcrossref=false, the list of backreferences of cross-referenced items appears with the parent item, not the child. How can I make it appear with the ...
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Need help configuring entry type driver for biblatex-dw. Different citation style sa for different entry types

I need some help rewriting a bibliography driver. But lets start from the beginning: I'm using biblatex with the biblatex-dw style. In the footnotes my cites appear as name shorttitle and page ...
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Biber failed to identify author name with “-”

When the author name with "-", biber tends to generate dummy characters around the name. For example, one input in bib file as the following. @article{Baker, author = {Baker, F.B. and Al‐Karni, A}, ...
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Changing citation style using biber

I have two problems regarding the citation style, see example. At first, the citation should be without the title of the work for space sparing reasons. Second, the volume.number (Month Year) ...
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How to change bibliography style so that writer's last name on the front?

I'm a total noob in latex world, but i need to write in latex for my thesis. I just want the writer's name is in the front of each entry, but i dont know which style to use and how to use it. Here is ...
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Suppress author after first citation

Is there a way to cite a work without its author? For example, I need to cite Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologiae, and since that work is so common, there is no need to include the author after the first ...
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Harvard style biblatex commands already defined

I'm very new to this so I'm probably missing something obvious but I can't find the answer anywhere. I'm trying to use Harvard style citations and even the following won't work: ...
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Global bibliography - and multiple

I am using one .bib files and need to create multiple bibliographies for each chapter + one global one in the end - using biblatex (biber). Everything works smoothly with the multiple bibliographies ...
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Biblatex/biber does not work [closed]

I am so sure it is just a minor problem, yet I try to solve it since days without any progress, so I would be glad for any help: I recently switched to biblatex - and my document fails to produce a ...
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Changing “and” to “&” and removing Oxford comma in bibliography

I need to change the "and" to "&" and remove the Oxford comma in my bibliography. I saw a solution here for removing the oxford comma that suggests changing the .bst file, but I'd prefer not to do ...
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Printed cited refs under “References” and then print all references under “Bibliography”?

I'm doing a dissertation which has the requirements of printing a References section, of those resources which have been cited, and then a bibliography which includes all resources, cited or not. ...
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How to add citation number to bibliography when using bibstyle=authoryear and justification issue

I am formatting citations for a journal that uses a variation of the Vancouver style. I am having two issues: I need the citations in the bibliography to appear with their corresponding in-text ...
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How do I customize the \footcite command in the Historische-Zeitschrift style?

I am trying to customise the \footcite command of the Historische-Zeitschrift Style so that I can use a special citation-type. Here's what I need: When I have a bibliographic entry with something ...
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Modify smartcite from biblatex to change behaviour based on prenote

I have a question about the smartcite command from biblatex. I redefined it in the following way: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=alphabetic, autocite=footnote]{biblatex} ...
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Bibliography resources not printed [closed]

I am using biblatex to display the bibliography. I added this code after \documentclass: \usepackage[style=numeric]{biblatex} \addbibresource{Bibliografia/bibliografia.bib} Before the end of the ...
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BibLaTeX: allowing a line break between citations for the same year in authordate-comp

I am using BibLaTeX, with the authordate-comp style. I have one citation where I cite seven citations for the same author for the same year, using \parencite. This results in a citation like ...
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Cite Command with a Customised Field for Biblatex

I am writing a PhD and my mentor wants me to use a specific short form of citation in the footnotes and long one in the bibliography at the end of the work. So basically I need to have three short ...
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Citations with same first author and date with apa style: no letter generated

I use the package biblatex with biber to generate my bibliography. I have some references with the same first author and the same year but no letter is inserted to make the distinction possible. I saw ...
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Add ebd. if there are several quotation from the same author [duplicate]

I am using Biblatex and Historische Zeitschrift style. Its a great style and I am happy with it but there is one small change I would like to make and its connected with citing different books from ...
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Biblatex Custom Cite Command with \citefield

I need to make a custom cite command for my PhD. I made this so far: \newcommand{\sfootcite}[1]{\footnote{\emph{\citename[2]{#1}{shortauthor}}, \citefield{#1}{shorttitle}}} which works great if my ...
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Package Footnote and Biblatex: only fullcites in table

I have a question about citation in tables/tabulars. I use biblatex with style verbose-ibid and the package footnote to get the cites working in tables/tabulars: Here I use \savenotes and \spewnotes ...
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How do I include a .bbx file in my .tex file?

How do I set a .bbx file that contains some customisations inside my actual .tex file? I want to move all the changes I've made to the "numeric" biblatex behaviour somewhere outside of my main .tex ...
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Change the order of the address and publisher in Biblatex

I need to change the order of the fields in my bibliography. Currently, any entry for a book I have is displayed as: City: Publisher. I want to change it to Publisher: City. Given a tex file ...
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Biber/BibLaTeX \printbibliography causes “undefined control sequence” in the proceeding line

I'm using biblatex with biber as the backend to write my document. Without \printbibliography, all the citations work perfectly well, and appear in the document, so I assume that my bibliography.bib ...
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page numbers in bibliography not correctly printed if list contains {pp. 12-34} in bib file

I am having trouble with the print of my bibliography. I have a bib file which looks like this @Article{Sample:01, Title = {Some Title}, Author = {Doe, ...
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How to use different fonts in footnotes and bibliography / special old hebrew

Im using for old hebrew and old greek text special fonts with fontspec. How can i use this also in the footnotes and in den bibilography? There are only single hebrew words in 3 of the booktitle. Im ...
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Multiple references with \footfullcite

I use \footfullcite{} to include the complete reference in footnotes on the same page. I now have the problem that I want to cite multiple references. Either I would like them to be separated by a ...
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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 can I define (two) new entrytypes which are being crossreferenced? (biblatex)

I would like to create a new entrytype named presentation in biblatex. It should crossref its parent event, a (non-academic) conference/convention. I suppose I have to create a new one for that as ...
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Bold the last name of the first author in a biblatex bibliography

I am new here, so please bear with me. I would like to make the last name of the first author only in the bibliography boldface, i.e., in the MWE I want "Fox" in the bibliography only (not the ...
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What is the reason to put a tilde between “p.”/“page” and the number?

When citing a page, the Biblatex manual puts a tilde between "p."/"page" and the number: \footcite[Cp.][p.~23]{Smith-2013} Why? I actually have never really googled for this and now that I have, I ...
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latexdiff: changes in bibliography with BibLaTeX and Biber

latexdiff is able to highlight differences in the bibliography when the content of the bbl generated by BibTeX is included in the document. I've been trying to unsuccessfully do the same with ...
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biblatex: relatedtype={bytranslator} does not work as expected with @article and @incollection

Yesterday I asked how to include the translation of a work in the bibliography in the form "translated by ... as ...". I was told to use the fields related={<key>} and ...
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“Undefined control sequence. \biburlsetup ->\Urlmuskip” error when compiling with biblatex

Here's the minimal failing example. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{biblatex} \begin{document} Here's a citation \cite{Quine:1948}. \printbibliography \end{document} @article{Quine:1948, ...
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Can't open reference.aux

This is my first time posting here a question and I'm also like a beginner using Latex. Here is my problem: I can't compile my references, and always give me this mistake: I couldn't open file name ...
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Main text and bibliography in two languages but with alternate date format

I'm writing a text in American English and German (new orthography), so I use \usepackage[ngerman,USenglish]{babel}. The biblatex bibliography also contains English and German references. I need the ...
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biblatex: in the bibliography cite translation in the form “translated by … as …”

I would like to cite in the bibliography the translation into English of works in a foreign language, and I would like to do so in the form recommended by the Chicago Manual of Style, that is, in the ...
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how could I manage a bibliography in a world full of clouds (citeulike / mendeley)?

I always used a single babel.bib BibTex file to keep a record of all my readings. Great. Then I managed it using a VCS (first SVN, then git). Super great. But at the same time, resources like ...
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Suppress certain URLS in bibliography

If you get a .bib file from google books, unsurprisingly it has a link to google books in the URL field. This is handy to have in the .bib file so I'd rather not remove it from the file, which would ...
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What is the correct way to cite forthcoming paper (without having infos)?

I have to cite a forthcoming paper. I know this paper will be printed in 2014 in a collective book but I don't have any specific details about the publisher, collection, editors, ... Basically, I just ...
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Difficulties with chicago citation - NOT change author's name

In this site, it is described how chicago citation should look like; the date of the book, for example, are at the end. Also, as far as I know, when you cite in the text the citation isn't included in ...