{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: How to ignore articles (an, the) when sorting the bibliography?

I have several .bib entries whose titles start with 'An' or 'The'. I'm using Chicago style and I have to ignore those words when sorting. Thus "A Critical Study" should come after "Basic Theory," ...
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Biblatex using shorthands and numeric style - label sizes

Current situation: I'm required to cite "normative" documents (read: standards and manuals) separately from articles and books etc. Using biblatex and biber with the numeric style I'm doing that by ...
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how to install/use biblatex

I recently decided to change from natbib to biblatex, however I'm having some trouble using biblatex. My bare bones document looks like this: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} ...
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Biblatex: omit author

In the traditional "humanities" writing style it may happen to refer to an author and want to cite his/her works without the author name, perhaps because you are discussing him/her works and adding ...
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Right way of citing: First author and year the same, co-authors differ

We had a short discussion about distinguishing bibliography, if the first author and the year is the same, but the co-authors differ. M Now I'm facing a similiar "problem" by myself or rather do not ...
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Installing Biblatex-apa using package manager when button is disabled

I would like to install the biblatex-apa bibliography package and have been running into issues. This is the first time I am installing a package that didn't come preinstalled. My distribution of ...
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How do I order citations by appearance? [duplicate]

I am writing some thesis in Latex and I use some template, which I placed at the bottom. I have got problem with references. I would like to put the links to references in order of appearance, not in ...
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biblatex combined with refsection and List of Tables

I have the following problem: Some Tables have captions with references in them. This works, however, when I add a List of tables (and I'm using biblatex with refsection=chapter), this reference gets ...
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biblatex verbose style full author list on first use [duplicate]

When using the verbose citation style in biblatex, is there a way to have the first occurrence use the full author list and the subsequent abbreviated author lists use et al.? That is, for the first ...
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Overriding biblatex verbose style abbreviated citation

I am using biblatex with the verbose citation style. In one instance I need to force an abbreviated footnote citation back to the original (long) form. My guess is that I need to reset or override a ...
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citelist with institution

I use biblatex with maxcitenames = 2. Now I would like to reference the list institution (consists of 3 institutions separated with and). The command citelist{key}{institution} gives me the first ...
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utopia mathdesign and biber incompatibility

I have a problem using utopia fonts with xltxtra and biber when using non-ascii characters. The problem disappears if using computer-modern (off-shelf LaTeX) or bibtex instead of biber. Here's an ...
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Change author separator and delete “&” in bibliography (biblatex)

I have some problems with the bibliography. For nearly all changes I wanted I found solutions, but not for these two: 1: I would like to change the separator after the first name: "Panzer, Paul; ...
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Sorted bibliography not displayed [closed]

I have a tex file that was working perfectly with several bibliography parts with different sorting options. It is no longer working! Some bibliography parts are not displayed. My OS is Windows 7 Pro ...
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Cite a particular author when there are multiple authors - how to?

It may happen for some publications, one author among a group of authors are more important than others. Let us say, that author may be more popular or has contributed the most :) I have official ...
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biblatex: How can I get \citetitle to be registered in the ibidtracker?

In biblatex author-title, I use \citetitle to refer to dictionaries I cite often: when citing the Oxford English Dictionary, for instance, you don't want to have to print an editor alongside the title ...
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biblatex-chicago \fullcite

I am trying to get full, bibliography-style citations in line using biblatex-chicago with biber as the backend (I'm using XelaTeX; biblatex 2.9a; biblatex-chicago 2014.1.31). I understand this is ...
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Biblatex/Biber problems with Texlive 2014 (no problems 2013) [closed]

I have a TEX file which works OK with Texlive 2013 but is no longer working on 2014 (using OSX). It gives no error in the 2014 edition, but it does not produce the expected output. Here is a minimal ...
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When author field is empty, do not put colon after prenote in authortitle-comp

Preemptive note: This is not a duplicate of Empty author field in BibTeX. I am experiencing a weird thing with the authortitle-comp citation style where, if the author field is empty in a ...
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Is there a current bibtex file for CSE citation style?

The journal article should look like this: Pensole G, Gissi C, Lanave C, Saccone C. 1995. Glutamine synthetase gene evolution in bacteria. Mol Biol Evol. 12:189-197 Longer journal titles ...
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Customize Bibliography layout with biblatex

I'm in the final stages of formatting my dissertation, and I'm having some trouble meeting the picky formatting requirements with biblatex. I'm required to have a cover page before the bib, with the ...
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bibtex file exported by Zotero contains bad character

I use biblatex with biber. My bibliography is automatically exported by Zotero. My editor is texmaker on debian. Unfortunately characters are included into the bib file latex is unable to decode. I ...
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Use non-breaking space after name initials with biblatex macros

I want to enforce biber/biblatex to place non-breaking spaces between initials and last names of authors. Example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,natbib=true]{biblatex} ...
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biblatex: label construction with apostrophe

How can I customize biblatex labels to show the unaltered author's last name? In the following LaTeX example I define a custom alphabetic label style: \documentclass{scrbook} ...
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bib entry for open source project

I tried to use any of the available bib entries for adding open-source projects to my CV, but none of them are of my liking. Is there a way to add this functionality to bibtex? I would be interested ...
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Ibid preceded by author [duplicate]

I'm using Biblatex and the authoryear-ibid style. As we know, whenever a citation is repeated consecutively within a sentence or paragraph, the second and subsequent times it is replaced by ibid. ...
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Ibid., op. cit., with author printed

I'm using biblatex. If I author and year and ibid (authoryear-ibid), the second time a same work is cited in a paragraph, the author and year are replaced by the Latin abbreviation. However, I prefer ...
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Custom backref Text

Hi I would like to change backref text. Here is what I mean: Instead "Siehe S." I would like to have "Zitiert auf S.:" Here is my MWE, and thanks for your help! ...
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Biblatex ignore postnode in \cites

I want to have a flag to ignore all page numbers that are given to citations within the document. The goal is that these two commands show the same result: \cite[1]{mykey} \cite{mykey} I achieved ...
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biblatex: mismatched quotation marks (italic/roman)

The Chicago Manual of Style says punctuation and quotation marks should match the surrounding rather than the enclosed font (i.e. roman or italic), unless they form part of a title, in which case they ...
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Line breaks in bibliography with biblatex/biber

I'm having trouble getting biblatex to break lines in a sensible way in the bibliography. Specifically, it seems that the line cannot be broken within the specification of chapter and/or page numbers. ...
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Find error in multifile document

I am receiving the following error when I try to compile my multifile document: ! Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup. l.335 Which of course happens from time to time. However, the log does not show in ...
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Is there a trick to beautify bibliography?

I'm using the memoir and biblatex packages together. In general, I'm very happy with both. However, in my bibliography, I get some overflows and I don't have any clue how to avoid them... are there ...
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Converting a set of .bib entries in bibitem

I have a set of bibtex items: @INPROCEEDINGS{citation1, author={authors...}, booktitle={Computer Vision Workshops (ICCVW), 2013 IEEE International Conference on}, title={title...}, year={2013}, ...
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Can't use biblatex-chicago with clean TeX Live 2014 install; textcitedelim undefined

After a clean install of Cygwin 64-bit with TeX Live 2014 (all packages), I can no longer use biblatex-chicago cleanly. MWE: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{biblatex-chicago} ...
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biblatex punctuation issue when book titles end in quotation marks

The Chicago Manual of Style specifies American punctuation: periods and commas should precede closing quotation marks (§ 6.9). It also specifies that titles within book titles should be enclosed in ...
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Biblatex: Standard way to cite a volume of a series in a collection

Is there a standard way to cite a volume of a multi-volume series that appeared again in a multi-volume 'collected works' edition. Like, I wanna cite 'Volume 6 of Series 6 of the collected Works of ...
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Unable to compile index using OSCOLA bibliographic style

I am trying to generate tables of cases and legislation in a document that cites legal materials. I am using the OSCOLA style for BibLaTeX which generally works well. However, I am having difficulty ...
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Print biblatex bibliography without labels

my question is rather similar to this one, except that I'm using biblatex and not bibtex. I searched the manual and TE, but I can find only answers how to use a custom label provided by biblatex, but ...
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website for easy creating biblatex code?

Is there any website like http://www.citethisforme.com that easily creates citation file? This website has a search engine, that the user can add his keywords like the name of author or book and when ...
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Altering Date Format in References

I am still working on formatting my references according to my department’s standard. I am currently trying to alter a date format but failing. I need: 30. Sept. 2003. Yet anything I do doesn’t ...
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No period between article name and journal, {article}-only (authoryear-ibid)

my department has very specific expectations for formatting the Works Cited. Usually, most parts are to be delimited (by a period, a comma, a colon…). I got around most of the issues, but one remains. ...
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Biblatex: field “series” has wrong format

This is my first attempt to create my own style for Biblatex and Biber. I used chicago-authordate as a starting point, because it matches many of my requirements. By drawing from information found ...
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How to list “inproceedings” items with “volume X of …” in biblatex

I'm using biblatex with the authoryear style, which results for @inproceedings items in ... "Title". In: Booktitle. Vol. 123. Title of Series. How can this be changed to: ... "Title". In: ...
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Articleno in biblatex?

Does biblatex have an articleno field or equivalent? In addition, can I use article number in page ranges? The problematic article in questions has the following: pages = {19:1--19:39}, articleno = ...
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biblatex - how to romanize words in italic title and v.v [duplicate]

In this article: Italics/roman in BibTeX a question was raised but not really answered. I have the same problem, but now with biblatex. If my entry is e.g.: @article{Diensberg:boy, author= ...
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Correct way to specify discretionary hyphens in bib files with biblatex/biber

Today I unexpectedly received the dreaded character not set up for use with LaTeX from inputenc. In this case, I was also pretty sure the error came from a .bib file. However, I grepped everything in ...
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How to use the Multi Bibliography resource from biblatex with beamer?

I am working with beamer and biblatex. I am writing a series of lectures and I want each one of them to have a separate bibliographical reference. I am running pdflatex foo.tex biber foo.bcf ...
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Print text when bibliography is empty

With biblatex, I'm looking for a way to check if the bibliography is empty, and if so, print some custom text. Something along the lines of this pseudocode: \ifempty\thebibliography [[ no ...
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Add journal name to biblatex references

I'm using biblatex in a beamer presentation so that I can use the \footcite command. The problem is that bibliography styles handling in biblatex don't look quite straighforward and none of the ...