{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: online isbn versus print isbn

The following book is referenced through two distinct isbn numbers: the online isbn and the print isbn. Is there a way to reflect this with biblatex? @BOOK{AcaryBrogliato201011, title={Numerical ...
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ShareLaTeX Bibliography in ApJ format

I am trying to use ShareLaTex to compile my bibliography in the Astrophysical Journal (ApJ) format. The document compiles in ApJ format just fine, but the bibliography is compiled in some generic ...
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How to set prenote for \cite globally using biblatex?

How can I set prenote for \cite globally with the possibility to pass an individual option via optional parameter to a single \cite command? It should work like this: \cite{key} --> ...
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Character strings in biblatex's PART and VOLUME fields

When the PART and VOLUME fields in a bibliographic entry are numerals, biblatex puts out something very reasonable (see below). But when these fields are character strings, which they often are for ...
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a,b Designation for a lead author with different co-authors in the same year

Biblatex/biber citation sorting: ynt bibliography sorting: nyt Citation1 - Appeared first in 2010 Darwin et al (2010): Citation2 - Appeared second in 2010 Darwin et al (2010) When cited, the ...
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CV Template: Having issues with biblatex

I'm using the CV template created by Rob J Hyndman and MWE is given below. In past, every thing was working fine but now biblatex is not working properly (see below snap). Even I updated the packages ...
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biblatex: why no comma after abbreviated shorttitle?

Sorry, this is only a minor question, but I just realised for the first time that when you cite a bibliographic item which has no shortitle, then -- using style=verbose -- you usually get (apart from ...
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Customize how the reference numbers appear in the bibliography when using biblatex?

I wish to customize the font for when printing the reference numbers (the to the left of all references, commonly surrounded by brackets) in the biblatex package. I hope that there is some command ...
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TeXcount and biblatex

I have recently switched from BibTeX to the biblatex package (using the Biber back-end) and I can only subscribe what others have already said about its many virtues. This question is not so much ...
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package keyval error: bibtex8 undefined [closed]

I'm using this CV template and it was working fine in the past. But now the same file gives the following error: package keyval error: bibtex8 undefined I tried the following two different ...
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Setting up TexMaker on Ubuntu “biblatex.sty not found.”

--UPDATE-- I've installed biblatex via the command "sudo apt-get install biblatex". However I now get a partially generated pdf like this: instead of the desired output of: --UPDATE-- I've ...
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Complex formatting of page numbers (postnote) in biblatex citations

I'm trying to change the way that page numbers are displayed in biblatex citations to mimic a journal's (moderately) complex style. The problem is that the formatting changes depending on whether the ...
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How to get language dependent quotation marks in citations with biblatex? [duplicate]

I cite german and french articles. In my bibliography the titles are given in quotation marks. Now, I would like to have the quotation marks dependent on the language of the article. I thought ...
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Omit heading in biblatex with printbibliography

Is it possible to omit the heading when I use the \printbibliography command? I want to print two different bibliographies one after the other and need to add some text between the second heading and ...
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Manually URL linebreak with Biblatex

First I should say that I don't have much experience with LaTeX. I'm using BibLaTeX and Biber. My Problem: I have a (justified) bibliography with long URL's containing long words. BibLaTeX makes a ...
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Harvard Reference using Biblatex

I'm trying to build a Harvard reference template using biblatex. I at first gave the Harvard package a try but was then informed that this package is out-dated and instead should use biblatex. After ...
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ShareLaTeX and biblatex

I'm writing my thesis with my friend but I'm having serious problems getting biblatex to work with ShareLaTeX, it apparently has support (according to this blog: http://www.clarusft.com/sharelatex/). ...
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biblatex and German juristic commentaries

I need to get my manuscript ready for my publisher, and can't seem to get a few things fixed with biblatex. I'm using biblatex with the biblatex-juradiss style together with jurabook as a document ...
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Referencing bib files with spaces in the filename

I am using a Mac with TeX Live and Mendeley for automatically generating .bib files, some of which have spaces in the file names. I would like to know how to reference such files from LaTeX as using ...
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A complete Biblatex example - from start to end

I've just joined this site and recently started using LaTeX so please excuse me if I come across as a little naive of anything. I installed TexMaker in Windows 7 and tried to follow this example: ...
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biblatex-chicago with option authordate does not work anymore [closed]

sorry if I just got something stupidly wrong, but I encountered a serious problem with the biblatex-chicago package.... Have to say: I just updated to the most recent MacTex version and this might be ...
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How to use \cite with biblatex in figures? (using style=footnote-dw) [duplicate]

After googling for a while, I decided to ask this question on here.. I am desperately trying to make a citation inside a figure (using BibLaTeX and the footnote-dw style [the sources are added as ...
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Small bibliography inside a document with its own bibliography [duplicate]

A document (class article) has a bibliography (using biblatex) printed at the end. But inside the document, a small section (call included section in my example) has its own bibliography (not part of ...
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New command to create a new type of citation

I defined a new command to an specific type of citation: \newcommand{\apud}[4]{\citeauthor{#1} \mkbibparens{\citeyear{#1},\space{#2} apud \cite{#3},\space{#4}}} That produce this output: Carnap ...
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Manipulate title field's strings in biblatex

I need to take the first string (considering First~Second a single string) from the title field from anonym entries and: Format this first string differently from the rest of the title, e.g.: ...
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biblatex: uppercase in \parencite, but not in \textcite

How can I make \parencite produce an uppercase output, but normal case for \textcite? Result: \parencite{CARNAP1934} -> (CARNAP, 1934) \textcite{CARNAP1934} -> Carnap (1934) MWE: ...
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Harvard Style Citation and Bibliography

I am new to LaTeX and I am having problems with my bibliography. What I want : I am writing my thesis and I want to have Harvard style citation and bibliography. ...
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Citing specific slides of a presentation

I encouter the following problem to which I simply can't find a solution. I'm working on a homework, and I want to cite the slides the professor gave us. So, if I type \cite[20]{presentationOne} I ...
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Dashed bibliography with alphabetic style

I recently switched a document where the bibliography was generated with bibtex using the amsalpha bibstyle to biblatex. The alphabetic style looks nice enough, but I am missing the dashes that ...
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Can't compile XeLaTeX document with biblatex and gb4e together

The following document will not compile (using xelatex, biber) if the package gb4e is activated. If you comment out the gb4e package it works fine: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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What is the equivalent of Biblatex in Context?

How do I do bibliography in Context, that is more than just bibtex? In the manual there is no explanation of this. Source code doesn't tell me much either... Are there any "packages" that provide ...
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Brackets in biblatex entries

Following typical conventions, bibliographical information missing from the publication, but which can be reliably recovered, should be printed between square brackets []. When this applies to the ...
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Biblatex and entries with no date

I have a bibliographic entry with no date. I would like this to be printed both in the citation (i.e. in the text) and in the references with "n.d.", otherwise it shouldn't be different from a regular ...
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Temporarily override biblatex reference options

I am using biblatex-chicago with the option url=false, but I want to include a URL for just a few references. Is there a command that would allow me to reintroduce the URL for just these references ...
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Is the biblatex toggle behavior expected or should the result stabilize [closed]

In my previous question an issue arose due to the use of multiple bibliographies in the given solution, that I extended here. So the issue is that the numbering in the second bibliography toggles ...
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nath and biblatex incompatibility

I try to use nath and couldn't get it to work within my document. So I started to track down the error with a minimal and adding all packages that I use after and after. I saw that I can load every ...
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Get next section to put bibliography in TOC

I'd like to show the bibliography in the TOC. This is how far I got: \clearpage \def \nextsection{\thesection + 1} \addcontentsline{toc}{section}{\nextsection Bibliography} \printbibliography ...
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Biblatex/biber keep cycling and not settle when using custom sort

I'm trying to do a custom sort: citation order -> year/month -> author -> title I think I got it in the style in the code below. However, when I run it: pdflatex -> biber -> pdflatex -> pdflatex. ...
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Citation not shown in pdf [closed]

I have some troubles with citations and biber. I'm citing a paper several times and point to different sections in that paper. But sometimes the citation is not shown in the pdf. I can't comprehend ...
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What's the best way to cite a photo from wikimedia?

I'm wanting to cite this image here, in a piece of work I'm doing. As I'm using biblatex what's the best method of citing it?
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Parentheses around multiple fields at once in bibliography

How can I add one pair of parentheses around multiple fields in a bibliography? The standard authoryear format looks like this: Leo Frobenius (1935). Paideuma. Umrisse einer Kultur- und ...
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How to avoid printing the shorthand label in subsequent quotes of same entry

How to avoid printing the shorthand label in each subsequent quote from the same work? Sticking with the idea of using MLA with biblatex standard styles (in my case authortitle-ticomp), I've got a ...
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How to use biblatex with IEEE bibtex style?

http://mirrors.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/IEEEtran/bibtex/IEEEfull.bib defines a bibliography style. How to use that if I want to use biblatex to format my bibliography?
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Biblatex/biber non-consecutive numbering references by type when using multiple bibliographies

I'm trying to have two bibliographies in one document. The first on is the normal references. And the later is intended to be a publication list and should be separated by type. I managed to split ...
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Why do I need \newrefsegment when I already specify refsegment=section?

The following works well and shows exactly what I want. I am just wondering about this: Why do I have to use \newrefsegment, if I already specified refsegment=section? I expected everything to work ...
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Biblatex: Chronological sorting in citations only [duplicate]

Presently I am using sort=nyt scheme, which correctly sorts the bibliography section. However, the citations are appearing as: (Author1 et al. 2002; Author2 et al. 1975; Author3 et al. 1999) I ...
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Biblatex 'origlanguage' field and output customization

I need to specify original language and the translator in the bibliography list, but it spits out a grammatically incorrect (Correct me if I have been a victim of Muphry's laws): Trans. from the ...
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biblatex: No comma after et al [duplicate]

I am using Biblatex for my dissertation bibliography. The journal format I am using requires that et al, but in italic and have a period at the end. What I have: Beadle et al., What I want: ...
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Editing Biblatex BibliographyDriver @online: using \iffieldundef and using different languages

I just started using LaTeX some weeks ago and I'm getting better and better. But now as I try to make up my own .bbx style for biblatex I'm at a point where I'm stuck: I'm having trouble editing the ...
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Biblatex time field in addition to date

Biblatex's date and urldate only reference the day that the entry was made/accesses on. Is there a way to add the time to a bibliography entry as well? Any tips welcome!