{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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Change bibtex to biblatex

I'm writing my thesis with the University template. However, the template seems to only support bibtex but I really want to use commands like \citet and \citep in biblatex. Could anybody tell me how ...
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Avoid dropping author-date with chicago citation style and repeated citation with page numbers

I see a problem where biblatex omits the author name and year in repeated citations when page numbers are used: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,authordate]{biblatex-chicago} ...
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multiple bibliographies style in same document: alpha and numeric

I am trying to have different styles (alphabetic and numeric for two separate bibliographies in my work like in here). I compile the file twice: once with Biber, once without it. After several tries ...
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Undesired blank page between title and bibliography in apa6

A blank page comes up between the title page and the bibliography each time I try to use biblatex-apa with apa6. The intent of the document is a listing of references with annotations. main.tex: ...
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BibLaTeX - change how citing shows the pages [duplicate]

I'm using the code in the end and I'm having this result: I'd like to change the format of the pages just in the citation, and not in the bibliography, to: (Nunes, 2013: 6-7) I've tried reading ...
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Problem creating a working MWEB - special characters

I was creating a MWEB to ask for help changing some things in the bibliography but it is not compiling. The special characters are breaking it. It works fine on my project, but it's a template I'm ...
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Correct \printbibliography page number placement

I'm writing my thesis and the university requires that my page numbers for my bibliography be on the top right corner. Unfortunately, the default \printbibliographycommand does not allow me to change ...
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What kind of citation style is it?

I am writing my doctoral thesis, but I am frustrated when I try to output the reference format as my school required, it's required as follow (Only the following three types are needed in my thesis), ...
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Biblatex-MLA Compiling Issues [duplicate]

So, after recently switching one of my computers to Windows, I found myself needing MLA for class reasons :( Then the fun begins. My extremely minimal example: ...
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Source has multiple authors, but only one is listed? [duplicate]

How come authors go missing in my bibliography? It happens for some articles, but never for books or incollections. This is test.bib %%% WORKS @article{zarrinbakhsh:improving, author = ...
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Problem with accents and bibliography [duplicate]

In some paper, I need to quote a mathematician called López. So I used the command \'{o} in my .bib file, but when I compile with the style alpha, I get an accent \'{} on the 9 of the first year ...
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\citetitle{} without definite article

I have the following cite: \citet{vonNeumann1947} introduced expected utility theory, the first fully formalized theory of choice under risk, in their \citetitle{vonNeumann1947}. where ...
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Biblatex citation - changing page prefix

I've read a whole bunch of questions here regarding biblatex and citation formatting. I've been a programmer for over 20 years in C and Java and Python and so on and I can't make any headway: it seems ...
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Apply biblatex macro changes to either citations or bibliography entries

I want the macro \finalnamedelim to behave differently for the citations and bib entries. Especially in the case of exactly two authors (if we have more, the citation style uses "et al" anyway), in ...
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Problems with MLA citation

I'm having some problems with MLA style citation with Biblatex. I have tried to implement the example in a newly created document, \usepackage[american]{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} ...
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How to solve conflict between `biblatex`, `url` and `enumitem`?

First of all I would like to know why does this packages collide when working together. If I don't use biblatex there won't be any problem, but if I use it then the packages won't work any more. MWE: ...
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Problem with numbering of references in chapters

I would like to different chapters, each with its own reference list. I partially managed to realize this, but I don't get the numbering of the second chapter correct. References that I used in ...
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BibLaTeX: change how referencing is done and replace URL tag in citations

I'm using \parencite and it's working but I'd like to know if it's possible to: 1 - Add a comma between author and year. From (World Health Organization 1986) to (World Health Organization, 1986) 2 ...
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Adding comma after TITLE (before year) in citation

This question can be seen as an extension to this one (How to add a comma between author and year) which does not, however, contain an answer to my question. In the same context, I am trying to ...
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How to use biblatex bibliography database in latest Classicthesis LyX version 4.2

I am using classicthesis-LyX-v4.2_biblatex_bibtex8 issued in Sep 2015. I already have a bib. file by converting endnote to bib. (endnote staff confirmed with me that the file is well-converted). ...
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bibliography style in latex

can someone please tell me what is this bibliography style example : Brei, Michael, and Matthieu Charpe. “Currency depreciations, financial transfers, and firm heterogeneity.” Emerging Markets ...
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latex/biblatex: “Missing \endcsname inserted”

all posts on this problem are talking about babel issues. Not my case. Can u tell why i get the error? Thanks in advance! \documentclass{article} \usepackage[bibstyle=publist]{biblatex} ...
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Hyperlinks fail with chemstyle schemes, biblatex

i have a problem with the referencing of schemes using bilatex package with backend biber, Chemstyle package to define the scheme floats, and hyperref. As soon as I reference to schemes (after I used ...
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Biber 2.4, microtype, and special characters

I just performed an update of all packages in my texlive distribution (2015) and now I'm having trouble combining biber+biblatex with the microtype package. The error seems to arise only when using ...
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Bibliography: Package input error [closed]

I know this problem has been addressed before, but suddenly my editor (TEXStudio) came up with this error when compiling the file: Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8: not set up for use with ...
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Can't create a bibliography using biblatex [closed]

I am trying to create a bibliography in TeXstudio. Here is the code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{cmap} \usepackage{mathtext} ...
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Gettting rid of ntheorem's limitation concerning footnotes in theorem's notes

As shown by the following MWE, footnotes in theorems' notes work well for amsthm's theorems: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem} \begin{document} ...
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Can't display the bibliography

I'm currently writing in sharelatex, but the bibliography won't display, and wherever I try to cite I get the message "Citation... undefined" The code is \documentclass[a4paper,english]{report} ...
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(full)footcite with brackets [duplicate]

Is there a way to \footcite{key} or \fullfootcite{key} such that in the text there are no upper index numbers but numbers enclosed in brackets? Correspondingly, the footnote citation should ...
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how to adapt the sorting of a custom type `@standard` in using biblatex/biber

In my bibliography I have some standards for which I have modified the declaration given here according to the suggested way of citing given here (sorry, this site is not available in English). The ...
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arxiv citation function

Suppose I have a bibliography entry that looks like this (I'm using biblatex): @article{foo, author = {A. Author}, title = {Super article}, archivePrefix = "arXiv", eprint = ...
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How to switch the bibliography to English in a document with another default language?

In a document whose default language is Sanskrit, how does one switch the bibliography to English, and the font to the one defined to be used for English? \documentclass{article} ...
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biblatex: When is the content of a field available

I am currently adding the possibility to my style biblatex-fiwi to add an alternative title to films. This is in itself is not complicated. But I also want a mechanism which handles different ...
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name prefix lowercase in bibliography [duplicate]

Short version: How do I prevent biblatex from capitalizing the first word of every bibliography entry? Long version: I have an author called (nearly) "Paolo di Italia" and biblatex (called with ...
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How to cite references

I am writing my PhD dissertation in LaTeX and want to include a bibliography, obviously. However, I'm having problems making this work at all. Instead of trying to make it work in my multiple ...
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Notes and citations “in the back”

Is it possible to place both the notes and the citations in the back, though this would still be regulated by biblatex? So, instead of having footnotes/citations (MLA stlye for instance) right in the ...
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On bibliography compilation

I'm using Gummi on Raspbian, and am trying to get a bibliography file to compile. I've tried a number of tricks already mentioned on this site, to no avail. The bibliography file is detected OK and ...
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Sharelatex: Suddenly .bib files not found anymore

I have an issue regarding sharelatex and biber. Compiling it including all references has worked fine until last night, now that I opened it today I get amongst others: Empty bibliography on input ...
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biber stops during compilation, results in empty bbl file [closed]

I want to use lualatex and biber with the help of MiKTeX on Windows 8.1. Following is a MWE (test.bib) : \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} ...
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Reference [0] with defernumbers=true [duplicate]

I'm encountering problems with biblatex (Biber as backend). When defernumbers=true is specified references show all as [0] (style=numeric-comp) both in the text and in the numbering of the ...
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Dot bellow letter in bibliography.bib file?

Using the first solution in this answer, we get a dot bellow the letter with \d{s} command, but how does this work in bibliography.bib file? MWE: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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BibLaTex, Biber and Lyx: how to resolve \bibliographystyle error?

I want to learn to use biper and biblatex in Lyx. This is how I would do it in LaTeX traditionally with biblatex and biber \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside,pdftex]{report} ...
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How to partially enable a field in biblatex? [duplicate]

To produce an annotated reading list, I want to present the reader with two components of the list: a) a thematically sorted, annotated part b) an alphabetically sorted, non-annotated part I use ...
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biblatex, firstinits option is deprecated, use giveninits instead [closed]

I'm working currently with biblatex for my PhD thesis, to have references in each chapter. This also happened to work quite well with the styles which are given there, however as soon as I switch ...
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New versions of biblatex & biber - any changes to subfile commands? [duplicate]

After updating Biber and Biblatex to the latest versions with Tex Live Utility (Mac OS) LaTEX no longer produced any bibliography output. This was likely due to the name formatting changes in Biblatex ...
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BibLaTeX alphabetic style sorting strange

I have got a problem with the sorting order in my bibliography. My setup: \usepackage[backend=bibtex,style=alphabetic]{biblatex} \addbibresource{Literatur.bib} According to BibLaTeX documentation ...
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Biblatex: Two bibliographies with different styles and sortings

MWE for the problem I encountered: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{biblatextest1.bib} @BOOK{BookA03, author = {Author Aaa}, title = {Some ...
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Smallcaps in text and author index with biblatex 3.4 and biber 2.4 [duplicate]

After updating my TeXLive 2015 recently, now including Biber 2.4 and Biblatex 3.4, I'm unable to get smallcaps for authors' names in text, footnotes and in the authors' index. When I revert to Biber ...
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Only reference key appears when using biblatex [duplicate]

I'm trying to include the references directly into the main file. The problem is that citations are undefined and only the reference key will appear. \RequirePackage{filecontents} ...
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Macro For Hyperlinked Citation in Parentheses

I am using the macro below to override the \cite{} command, so that the entire citation is highlighted/hyperlinked. The \cite command gives me a citation of the form "Smith, 2000". The \textcite{} ...