{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, uniquename, \ifnamesequal{editor}{author}

As soon as one uses biblatex with biber as backend and uniquename=true enabled, the test \ifnamesequal{editor}{author} inside the bbx-file (here: authortitle-dw.bbx) won't expand to true even if the ...
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How to insert the database information in biblatex-mla?

Here is the full citation information: Port, Larry. "Four Ways to Eliminate Procrastination." Law Practice: The Business of Practicing Law 36.5 (2010): 18. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. ...
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Using biblatex I want to have a section, where references are given as footnotes

This question relates to one of my earlier questions: biblatex footnote references At the start of my thesis I have an acknowledgements page. This page contains some references, but it is my ...
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With biblatex, is it possible to replace one author of an author list by a bibnamedash or idem string?

With biblatex, the author can be replaced by a dash (or “idem”) in the bibliography. Is it possible to have this replacement also if there are multiple authors, and the first of these multiple authors ...
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biblatex-chem warning: Macro 'institution+location+date' already defined. What does it mean and how do I get rid of it?

As a rule of thumb, I aim to make my latex compilations complete without errors or warnings. I've come to accept some underful badboxes as unavoidable though :( I'm trying to change over to biblatex, ...
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Tuning “numbered citations as footnote”

I wanted to comment on Audrey's answer but I need more characters & I couldn't answer my own question, so let's start a new one ! First thanks a LOT for providing the link to Joseph Wright ...
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biblatex : which style for a footnote once then nothing?

Ok sorry for this not so clear title. I'm having trouble to express & find what seems so simple :s I'm biblatex and I would like to know which citation style/bibliographical style and/or option I ...
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HTML reference in bib file

I am sure you have encountered with the following question, so in advance I would be thankful to your help. I have created a bib file, and one of the my reference is an article on the web which I ...
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biblatex: linking entries with one biber run

I'm currently tring to link two different entries, a text and its translation, so that they are output together. The entry of the translation is given in the field "usera". If more code is needed, let ...
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Avoid page range compression with biblatex

I am using biblatex for my bibliography and i would like it not to compress page ranges at all. Can this by done with a simple argument? ...
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biblatex: Handling secondary (“quoted in”) citations

This question and the answer became part of a package: biblatex-musuos How can I qoute secondary quotes which I’ve taken form another book. Example Jon Doe writes a book an cites Fred Bloggs ...
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Is there a bibstyle for the Nature journal?

I'm writing a manuscript to submit to this journal, and I'm using bibtex. Problem is: I can't find any bibliography style files that comply to the demands of the journal. Does anyone know if there's a ...
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Odd date output from biblatex-apa

I am using biblatex-apa for my references and I have this enty in my .bib file: @ONLINE{habitat, TITLE = {Mission, Vision \& Values}, URL = ...
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Multiple bibliography and MLA style

I have to write my BA Thesis in the MLA Style and I tried different stuff such as Biblatex and mla-paper making weird headings this. The problem is I need to use two bibliographies, two .bib ...
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Possessive cite in biblatex-chicago (authordate)

For my master's thesis I changed my citation package from harvard with bibtex to biblatex-chicago with authordate and bibtex8, primarily because I need babel to translate my bibliography to Norwegian. ...
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apa6e and biblatex-apa

Using apa6e with biblatex-apa for the references creates a reference page with the title in bold, and this is not APA. Is there a way to change the format of the title of this section?
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How to access the value of a biblatex package option/key

Is it possible to access a value which is given as a bibliography option. For example if I have \usepackage[somekey=foobar]{biblatex} can I get the value (foobar) of somekey as a macro like ...
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Biblatex-Chicago: Double-underline and overlong title issues

I'm using LaTeX to typeset my senior thesis (undergrad) and we're required to cite in Chicago style. I've installed biblatex to use the chicago style, and run into the following issues. All the ...
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biblatex month field

I've been nagged by a couple of people now to convert my faith to biblatexism. I tried it all in one go, and it screwed the pooch rather on my 250 page document. I'm trying it in parts with a trial ...
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Biblatex: ifx inside DeclareFieldFormat

I'm not having any luck using an \ifx command inside a \DeclareFieldFormat block with biblatex (v1.6). Is there something I'm missing? A minimal (non-)working example: \documentclass{article} ...
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biblatex footnote references [closed]

Another migrating to biblatex type question. In my thesis I have used something called the footbib package. What this lets me do is create citations in the text, in some regular way, only the ...
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Biblatex style file for New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)

This question led to a new package: biblatex-nejm The journal New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) has the following requirement for references. I can't find a standard style file. What is ...
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Follow-up question to: hyperlink name with biblatex authoryear

I'm new here, so I don't know whether I should be creating a new question for this, since this is a follow-up to this question. I'm trying to get both the name and the year in biblatex's citations to ...
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Autocite near footnotes in biblatex

I'm typesetting a document with references using biblatex. I'm switching back and forth between the authoryear and numeric superscript styles, and the \autocite command works wonderfully until I have ...
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biblatex, hyperref and punctuation issue

And a little bit more biblatex stuff: I've noticed that, when using hyperref, there is an issue in form of an ugly space between the citation and the punctuation (be it comma or period). Please, take ...
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Tex4ht, biblatex and biber: what is proper processing?

How to run htlatex with biblatex bibliography included? That's the simplest example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{biblatex} \addbibresource{libr.bib} \begin{document} ...
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font size of \footcite of biblatex in beamer

I have unsuccessfully tried to control the font size of \footcite with \renewcommand{\bibfont}{\tiny}? Is there any other way?
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*.aux file not generated

I am using \documentclass[margin]{res}. On running latex/xelatex, *.aux file is not generated. Because of this the references in the document are not being cited. I am using biblatex for citations. ...
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Citation/bib style with biblatex

I start diving into biblatex to handle my sources. At the moment I am using the style=alphabetic. But for the cite command inside the text, I would like to have an output like [Smith 2005]. The ...
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Display a Ph.D. Thesis title when using biblatex-chem

I'm using biblatex with biblatex-chem and have I can't display the title of a Ph.D. thesis. I've dug around the documentation but have not found a solution. I've noticed biblatex treats a thesis ...
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How to create a \citejournal, \citebooktitle, \cite… command in biblatex?

In biblatex we find the commands \citetitle, \citeauthor ... In scientific articles etc. you sometimes need to cite other entries of the bibliography. For example, you need to cite just the name of a ...
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Getting \parencite to print out (<author>, <year>) when using `biblatex-apa`

I'm using BibLaTeX-apa to cite references, but I'm having trouble getting a citation to print out (, ) when I reference to it in the main text. I'm using the \parencite command as is advised on the ...
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Biblatex: cite command to create numeric citation without parentheses?

I have a large table which gives a literature overview and contains only citations in its cells. I'm using biblatex with a numeric format, so sources are normally cited as [33], [35-37, 49] [123, ...
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Can you define what a reference should say in clear text?

When you create a reference list (with the command \bibliography{x}), using the apacite package, is there any way to hijack the list, so of speak, and define what individual entries should say in ...
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Biblatex bibliography no longer shows up

I don't know what is going on, but I've moved computers and my biblatex bibliography no longer gets printed. I do the usual: \addbibresource{references.bib} \nocite{*} ... \printbibliography ...
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Custom “online” entry formatting with biblatex+biber: use organisation in place of author when author is missing

I am using the superb biblatex package (with biber as backend) to typeset the bibliography of my thesis (compiled with pdflatex). I would like to customise the formatting of @ONLINE type entries. By ...
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Problem with biblatex-chem bundle when used with option pageranges=false

I'm using Joseph Wright's excellent biblatex-chem bundle for biblatex emulating the styles of certain chemistry journals. In particular I'm using ...
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Proper casing in citation/bibliography titles using biblatex/Biber

My understanding is that bibtex lets the citation style handle capitalization of titles, which is what I would expect from an automated citation tool. Do biblatex and Biber also do this? The document ...
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Labels for each bibliography entry within an entry set with biblatex

I have a few references that consist of several bibliography entries that are grouped via biblatex's command \defbibentryset (using biber as backend). The standard behaviour of biblatex is to seperate ...
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Using roman numerals for \volcite in BibLaTeX

I would like to submit an article to a journal that requires all references to volumes to appear in roman numerals before the page reference, e.g.: William Shakespeare, Complete Works, III, 25. For ...
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How do I include all authors of cited works in an index of persons?

I use the splitidx package to create a special index of named persons. \usepackage[makeindex,protected]{splitidx} \newindex[Index of people]{person} \setindexpreamble[person]{...} To index people ...
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Fixing punctuation after a field in biblatex

Customising a biblatex style, I want to ensure that after the title of books only a space is used. If you take a look at one of the standard drivers: \DeclareBibliographyDriver{book}{% ...
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Biblatex and listings incompatibility…

Does someone know why biblatex and listings are incompatible and if there is a way to fix it? I have a Lyx document and whenever I insert program listings I get errors like: al trabajo de ...
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Capitalising prefix of second name in citation with biblatex

The \Cite command in biblatex capitalises the first prefix in a list of names: \cite: de Jonge and de Bruin \Cite: De Jonge and de Bruin Unfortunately in Dutch publications all prefices need to be ...
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biblatex, [AuthorYY] citations instead of numerical citations like [5]

I'm using biblatex and I would like citations to have the form [AuthorYY] instead of [number]. How can I do that?
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Citing - how to get pp. 78.

I often want to cite with pp.78, denoting page 78 and following. Is there a way to do that directly in a way of \autocite[78]{title}?
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Sentence case for titles in biblatex

I'd like to have the titles of articles in Biblatex in sentence case (first word capitialized, the rest lowercase, override with {}) as is the default in Bibtex. I tried: ...
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Place bibliography items at bottom of frame

Is there an easy way to add bibliography items to the bottom of a frame where they are referenced? I am using Beamer and Biblatex.
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What does \global\boolfalse{cbx@loccit} mean?

Pardon the newbie question. I see this in the first part of a \DeclareCiteCommand and I'm not sure what it means. Google has not returned any joy. Here's an example \newbibmacro*{cite}{% ...
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BibLaTeX: sorting alphabetically with non-latin characters (Ś)

Biblatex indexing works very well with latin names. But when an author has foreign name (Łukasiewicz) the Ł letter is changed to \IeC {\L} and makeindex is not able to sort it well. In Polish it ...