{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 can one manage his own bibliography? (using biber/biblatex)

I used to work with Citavi and recently tried out Jabref. Due to the nature of the best, i.e. I always had re-touch the .bib-file, I recently exported consolidated my sources I had stored in Citavi ...
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citations using biblatex? [duplicate]

The following one is working for restricting maximum number of authors for both citations and bibliography but how do we restrict to only citations. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Have Biblatex display only the first of first names for an author

I am looking for a way to force biblatex to strip all first names except the very first one. I am actually using only initials, but even that gets messy when the author has 3-4 first names in a row ...
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Add field “tome” to biblatex entries

I need to add a new field in the @book or @InProceedings entries: this field is "tome", for I have for instance the following title: Francesco Bertolini, Società di trasmissione orale: mito e ...
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How to change the 'verbatim' font in biblatex references?

Cross-post of http://latex-community.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=24483 but since I get no answer there I'm hoping someone over here can help. The Goal: I want to use a custom font (Calluna and ...
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How modify the translation of a bibtex field?

When I use the "translator" field in bibtex (with fontspec and Italian as mainlanguage), for example in a entry like the following one: @Book{ apollodoro:2013, author = ...
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How to clear the field {pages} for book entries only? [duplicate]

I need to clear the field {pages} for book entries only, so I can't simply use \AtEveryBibitem{\clearfield{pages}} since that would remove pages-information from articles as well. I have tried ...
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Set period only after very last bib-item in bibliography

My university has some special format-rules for the bibliography: The bib-items have no period at the end. Only the VERY LAST one has to end with a period! This is how it should look like: ) I ...
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Footnotes, which follow citation numbering and only appear in the reference list (alongside references)

I want my footnotes to only appear in my reference list, and have the same enumeration as my citations: In a matter of speaking, I want to mix references and footnotes. The footnotes are not supposed ...
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How to configure/redefine the quotation environment to cite?

I want to redefine the quotation or quote environment so that I have a different presentation style, such as big quotes or all italics, right aligned, etc. I also want to cite the source (a real ...
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Mac bibliography management with biblatex support/export

I’m using biblatex and biber, running on Mac OS X Mavericks, and am looking for a better bibliography manager. In a related question Java-based open-source JabRef and Windows-only Citavi were ...
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Printing only one bib file

Hi I am using biblatex with beamer. I want to add 2 bib files using \addbibresource, cite entries from both bib files so that they show up on the page where I am citing them. However, in the final ...
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Biblatex doesn't produce spaces between citations with footcite or footcites

When I use \footcites for multiple citations, I get a semicolon delimited list of citations, but I don't get any space. In what may be a related problem, if I use the prenote field in \footcite, I ...
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Biblatex authoryear dashed for entries with no year

I'm using biblatex authoryear and have multiple entries of the same author that do not have a year. When I cite them there are letters shown to distinguish them: But in the bibliography those ...
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How to switch conjunction from “and” to “or” when using many bibkeys in textcite?

With biblatex is very convenient to write something like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} \begin{document} \ldots as presented by ...
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Biblatex-nature \textcite with superscript reference number

My question is related to this question (shameless copy pasta of MWE). I would like to obtain the same citation style, so a \textcite that results in the author followed by a superscript reference. ...
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“\thechapter” as prefixnumbers for bibliography with biblatex

I have a huge document and would like to do the following with biblatex: Have one (actually, several) seperate bibliography for each chapter. Add a prefix to each citation number to make them ...
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How do I cite work with its title and full information?

I use biblatex for citation, and it provides things such as \citetitle and \fullcite. \fullcite is almost what I want, but it starts with the authors not with the title. \citetitle will only cite the ...
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Initials in the bibliography. firstinits/uniquename not working correctly in biblatex?

Consider two MWEs (minimum working examples): \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @article{Delbaen1998, year={1998}, title={Title3}, author={Delbaen, F.}, } ...
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Biblatex uses opening parenthesis as the initial with firstinits

Some authors use parentheses around a first name. When using biblatex with firstinits, that opening parenthesis ends up as being the "initial" used. Is there some way to make biblatex to use the ...
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Polyglossia with Biblatex (and Historian) and American English

I am having some issues with XeLaTeX, Biblatex, and American English in Polyglossia. According to the Biblatex manual, it uses polyglossia to determine the variant style of english and sets the style ...
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Cyrillic bibliographic entry using Biblatex and Polyglossia (initials broken)

I have a problem with either getting the correct font type in the bibliography, or (when enforcing the language setting in the bibliographic entry) getting the author first name processed as it ...
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Unwanted extra lines appearing in bibliography

When I compiled a very lengthy paper with a lengthy bibliography, I noticed that at some places in the bibliography, an extra line had been entered between entries: I tried to cut down the document ...
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How to include references used in Supplementary material to main text

According to the guide of APS, I have to include the additional references in the supplementary material should be included in the main text. In other words, I need to put references used in one file ...
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American Anthropologist Association (AAA) citation style in LaTeX using BibLaTeX

I'm writing a paper for my Anthropology class and the American Anthropologist Association citation style is required. I've been reading through the BibLaTeX documentation but I don't believe any of ...
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Auto-complete feature for Texmaker citations

I have Texmaker 4.1.1 and autocomplete feature for citations doesn't work in it. I have my .bib file in the correct directory (the same as my .tex file), use biblatex, have added the command ...
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Biblatex style=authoryear causes warning

Adding biblatex the option style=authoryear causes writeLaTeX to give the warning message Package biblatex Warning: Please rerun LaTeX. (biblatex) Page breaks have changed. I do not ...
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BibLaTeX (chicago) - Single-spacing bibliography items

I'm using biblatex-chicago to format my dissertation, and everything works very well, except for one particular issue. My bibliography items are each double-spaced, rather than single-spaced, which is ...
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Page citation in soul

I'm using the soul package. This works: \ul{lorem ipsum} This doesn't work: \ul{lorem \cite{foo} ipsum} This does work: \ul{lorem {\cite{foo}} ipsum} Neither of these works: \ul{lorem ...
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Changes in .cbx-file won't affect footcites

I use biblatex and want the authors in the footcite-environment to be separated with a slash. Therefore I edited my style-file. As I understand it the bbx is used for the bibliography and the cbx for ...
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Excluding items cited in another .tex file from biblatex bibliography?

Suppose I have two .tex files, each of which must have a bibliography. However, I want the bibliography in the second file to contain only citations that are not in the first. As an example: ...
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Overfull hbox using biblatex

Here's my MWE (this is an actual bibliography item, the draft option is there to show the overfull hbox): \documentclass[draft]{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{x.bib} ...
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biblatex - multileveled bibliography with shorthands

I'm pretty new with LaTeX, BibLaTex & co. In fact I'm trying to write my first text with it and already have a special request for citation and bibliography. 1) I want to use shorthands in my ...
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Render author with lower case name in bibliography

I have an author who decided to lower the case of the first letter of both her name and surname as a political act. Problem is Biber doesn't agree with it and complains with WARN - Couldn't ...
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Restrict and compress authors to maximum width in bibliography

With biblatex, it’s quite simple to choose how author (or editor) names and lists thereof are displayed in the bibliography. One can choose the order of given and family names (and other name parts), ...
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\printbibliography only with \citetitle occurrences

I want to print two bibliographies: first, a classic bibliography with documents I cited in my text, I always use \footcite{} and a second who references only occurrences \citetitle{} Actually, I ...
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Automatically emphasize \author names in bibliography and citations

This is a follow-up question to Make specific author bold using biblatex. Using biblatex and biber and either XeLaTeX or LuaTeX, would it be possible to extract all names from the \author command, ...
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Citation style ‘author’ with optional year or index part for disambiguation only

With authoryear.cbx citation style – \textcite “Author (2012)” or \parencite “(Author 2012)” – you’ll usually get lowercase letter suffixes if there are multiple entries by the same author(s) from a ...
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Show only first word of parenthetical citation in BibLaTeX

Standard MLA style is to display only the first word of a parenthetical citation. For example, a citation of "Encyclopedia Britannica Online Academic Edition" would be displayed only as ...
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Use `misc` in biblatex-mla

I've narrowed down my problem to the use of \usepackage[style=mla]{biblatex}, which apparently disallows the @misc type. The citations are correctly generated but do not appear in the output. How can ...
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Biblatex authoryear-ibid: Specific Changes in Bibliography

Firstly, thank you tex.stackexchange for being the best TeX-Reference on the web. I have been using the archives for months now and could always find answers to my questions. But now I am stuck: I'm ...
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Make specific author bold using biblatex without consistent author formatting

A while back I asked this question: Make specific author bold using biblatex Essentially, I want to highlight my name in the publications portion of my CV. I got a good answer from my previous ...
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Trying to cite in LaTeX using biblatex but won't create bibliography or insert citations [closed]

I'm a new user and am trying to use biblatex to cite in LaTeX. Currently all my code is giving me is my citation put in to my text as my bibtexkey in brackets, or nothing at all. It is also not ...
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Biblatex: Add comments only to one bibliography

I have to add two different bibliographies to my thesis: One commented, which adds the comments above the paper and consists of my own publications and one general in the end, which contains all ...
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Add Text/Comment into bibliography

I am using an additional bibliography inside my thesis. This includes only articles to which I contributed. Displaying these works fine, but I would like to add some comment before each cited paper. ...
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Abbreviating number ranges in BibLaTeX

I'm using biblatex for bibliography management, and I'm required to use numbered citation style where references are sorted after citation order. Thus, I've loaded the package like this: ...
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How to avoid numbering the bibliography at the end, and the partial bibliography [closed]

in my thesis i've two problems In the bibliography for each chapter, the header has the same number of the previous section: is inserted into the chapter number in the bibliography. how can I do? ...
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Tweaking Biblatex-chicago citation format

I'm hoping this hasn't been asked elsewhere already; if so, I apologize. My issue is that I am trying to format my dissertation using Chicago style (biblatex-chicago). I am using XeLaTeX + ...
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Major problem with biblatex/biber

I've come to work today to find that over the weekend Biblatex has thrown a wobbly and no longer works. Every time I try to run it, it goes immediately to 'process exited with error(s)', and won't ...
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Remove year, brackets and dot from @onlinesource in footnote [closed]

This is my MWE: % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode % !BIB TS-program = biber \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} ...