{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 is zeroing Bob! Is Biblatex incompatible with titling, Memoir and more?

Consider the following Minimal Working Example (MWE): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xparse,titling} \NewDocumentCommand\makethis { } {% {\LARGE\theauthor\bigskip\par} } \author{Bob} ...
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Multiple global bibliographies and local bibliographies after each section for non-global entries

I am trying to realize the following: A large document spanning multiple sections with bibliographies after each section several academic profiles at the end, each including a list of own ...
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Abbreviate Troy McClure's surname in biblatex

Imagine Troy McClure wrote a book and his surname funnily enough now appears abbreviated in a biblatex+biber bibliography. The output of this is "M., Troy", but imho should better be "McC., Troy". ...
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Biblatex: Add a second URL where content is archived

Is there a possiblity to add a second URL to @online entries? I would like to display 1. the original URL and 2. an entry in an archiving service (archive.org or webcitation.org) in case the original ...
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Biblatex fails to read bbl-file [closed]

Why is Biblatex not working? I know it did, when I used it on my old system. As you see in the screenshot it seems to recognize my bib-file, but fails at interpreting its own bbl file. I don't have a ...
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\printbibliography doesn't show the references [duplicate]

I am using a thesis template where: \printbibliography[heading=bibintoc] at the end of the document is used to print out the references (example.bib) already declared as follows: ...
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Conflict between standard BibLatex and Babel [closed]

The following minimalistic document produces an "Undefined control sequence" error at \begin{document}. When I put \usepackage[english]{babel}in comments the error disappears. The compilation steps I ...
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APA bibliography (yearmonthday) [duplicate]

I'm trying to make an alphabetically ordered bibliography for my report. Currently I have: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[margin={2cm,2cm}]{geometry} ...
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Refsection always resets counter

For some reason, the following code always assigns to both references the number [1] in the two bibliographies. From the biblatex manual, I would assume that the default behaviour would be consecutive ...
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Customize Bibliography Style

This MWE: \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage[paperwidth=5in,paperheight=7.5in, margin=0.7in]{geometry} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{libertine} ...
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Biblatex not showing ISBN with apa style

I have taken this example from BibTex - Show ISBN number?: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[american]{babel} %% added in a recent edit \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} ...
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BibLaTeX - How to cite with only year inside parenthesis

BibLaTeX - How to cite with only year inside parenthesis? (but only in some occasions - without changing how parencite works for the remaining citations) I found some questions/answers but they ...
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How to make mk4ht not ignore biblatex and biber auxiliary files?

I have two TeX Live distributions installed on my system: 2014 and 2015. The 2014 distribution allows me to generate an ODT file with proper citations and bibliography by running the following: latex ...
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Biblatex urldate - how to change parenthesis with square brackets

I would like to produce a Reference list for online resource that ends with angular brackets for urldate. For example, I would like to have the following example end with "[Accessed 1st Apr. 2016]". ...
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How to make a reference to the first occurence of a citation in biblatex

How can I get the number of the footnote where an entry was cited for the first time using \ifciteseen? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ backend=biber, citetracker=true, ...
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Having problems in adding Bibliography to a report class in Texmaker

i am writing my master thesis as a report document in Latex using Miketex 2.9 and Texmaker (pdflatex and biblatex) but i was unable to get bibliography added to my report as well unable to get the ...
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No acm journal citation style for biblatex? [duplicate]

How do I add a valid ACM Citation style for biblatex with Biber to MikTex/Latex? I need to replace the IEEE Citation style (style=ieee) I used before and couldn't find a helpful solution with google. ...
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Separatinng two bibs in same file

I want to separate my references using two bibs. It is not working. \begin{filecontents}{onlinebib.bib} @online{WinNT, author = {MultiMedia LLC}, title = {{MS Windows NT} Kernel Description}, ...
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subtitle or titleaddon: which to choose?

Question In my .bib file, I want to add a book that has a "main" and a "subsidiary" title. Which field should I use for the subsidiary title: titleaddon or subtitle? (The biblatex documentation is ...
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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 = ...