{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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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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biblatex: per chapter and per section bibliography [closed]

I'm using biblatex for PhD thesis. I want to have per chapter bibliographies. Moreover I would like to split the bibliography for each \section. Therefore I use refsection=section when loading ...
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How to get biber to pass fields into the .bbl file?

I'm using biblatex and biber, and trying to modify the usual styles to include a field for the AMS MathReviews number. My BibTeX file (well, I guess it's a Biber file now) has mrnumber fields, and ...
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Setting up biber as a default biblatex backend in the configuration file

The biblatex release notes recommend to setup backend=biber in biblatex.cfg, however LaTeX refuses to accept this text in biblatex.cfg: \ProvidesFile{biblatex.cfg} ...
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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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Biblatex: submitting to the arXiv

I am trying to submit a LaTeX file to the arXiv which uses biblatex. However, it fails whatever I do. I first get the message biblatex.sty is not found I have tried including (all from TeXLive ...
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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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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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\footcite in Beamer

I'm using biblatex and its \footcite command within beamer and when I want to reference two references together like \footcite{ref1,ref2}, I get a single number with two contiguous references as ...
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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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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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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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How to use biber

Simply put I want to know what steps I need to take to start biber with biblatex. I haven't been able to find any proper tutorials or guides showing how you go about using it instead of BibTeX. What ...
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Help to develop a \textcite command to be used with verbose citation styles in Biblatex (help with \DeclareCiteCommand)

This question led to a new feature in a package: biblatex I want to have a \textcite command to be used with verbose citation styles in Biblatex. It should do something as this: I use it ...
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Bibliography per chapter with continuous numbering

I would like to create a document with two chapters. After the first chapter there should be a bibliography. The next chapter should be able to reference items of the former chapter, but only show the ...
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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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\fullcite without indent in biblatex

I'm using \fullcite to produce in-margin-note citations as per my older question. I've almost got the behavior I want, but biblatex's \fullcite command inserts a leading indent before the citation ...
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bibtex vs. biber and biblatex vs. natbib

I've heard of many different bibliography-related packages/platforms/?. What's the difference between the following, which is good for what tasks, advantages/disadvantages, which one is the most ...
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Formatting the year in biblatex bibliograpy driver (.bbx) files

Normally, to set the format of a field using biblatex, the \DeclareFieldFormat macro can be used, for example \DeclareFieldFormat[article]{title}{\mkbibemph{#1}} However, this approach fails for ...
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Can I cite something while specifying exactly what text will appear at that place?

First up, I'm using natbib. I'm trying implement a citation style (Thankfully only a few citations, so I'm happy to work things by hand) that is essentially of the following form: At the point of ...
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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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Double spaces caused by biblatex \volcite

I encountered some double (i.e. too wide) spaces in front of my BibLaTeX references today, and it turns out these only crop up with \volcite when using a postnote. Consider the following example: ...
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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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Create short bibliography with bibtexkeys from aux files (biblatex)?

I have a draft version of a large latex document with a long bibliography (>30 pages long). It has been created with biblatex and has about 330 entries. I'm editing a printout of the draft version ...
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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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biblatex & Mendeley - remove obsolete data from bibliography [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Biblatex: Get rid of ISSN, URLs and DOIs in references I recently started using Mendeley and got very excited about the fact that it searches for all the data about the ...
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Bibliography with subbibliographies with biblatex

What is the best way to make bibliography with multiple levels in biblatex? Concretely, someone wanted to have bibliography of his own papers, where under each of them is the list of papers that cited ...
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Localize terms in bibtex/biblatex entries

Is there a way I could localize terms in my bibtex entries? example: note = {to appear} I use a bibtex file for articles in english and german and it would be nice to replace the "to appear" in ...
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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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BibTeX: Defining own styles?

I'm using LaTeX with BibTeX to display the literature of my thesis. We have to adapt our work to several custom 'styles' from the university. That's why I want to somehow define my own styles: For ...
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Citing author's full name in biblatex

How can I cite an authors full name (= first name + last name) in biblatex? @book{Gladwell2005, author = {Gladwell, Malcolm}, address = {New York, NY}, publisher = {Back Bay Books}, ...
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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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I need to make a slightly-less-than-\fullcite

I am attempting to adapt the tufte-latex style to typeset a Ph.D dissertation. The style currently uses the natbib/bibentry package to insert full-text citations as numbered side-notes, and also emits ...
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Add additional text (e.g. “a revised version appeared in”) to grouped bibliography entries with biblatex

Update Quite some time has gone by since I asked this question and since @PLK informed me in the comments that an upcoming version of biblatex (which would be out by now) would provide a solution to ...
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Biblatex enumerating sorted bibliography (using authoryear-ibid style)

How can I set biblatex to insert "1. " before first bibliography item and so on? The bibliography is sorted by author and the numbers are not meant to be used anywhere else.
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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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Bibliography tools that are compatible with biblatex and biber

I’m currently in the process of reconsidering how I do bibliography management. It seems to be most sensible to use biblatex with biber. I’d like to know what tools are available on which I can build ...
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Move biblatex label into margin

I'm trying to move everything nonessential into the margins. But I couldn't find how BibLaTeX generates the entries' labels (like [1] generated by \cite and in front of the item in the list, don't ...
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biblatex: Make title hyperlink to doi url (if available)

I'm using biblatex with the standard bibliography style. How or what should I modify so that the title is turned into a link pointing to a suitable doi url? (of course only if the doi is available)
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How to make biblatex behave like apacite?

The title is probably too broad. The problem I face is that I am working on a beamer presentation, and because beamer conflicts with apacite, it has been suggested that biblatex be used instead. I ...
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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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How can I automatically abbreviate page ranges in citations (biblatex)

I am using biblatex for my citations, and I was wondering if there was a way to automatically abbreviate the page ranges in citations. (The reason I ask is because I have them all in long-style, and I ...
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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: List of references of own papers in appendix (might intersect with bibliography)

In my thesis I need a chapter in the appendix, which lists my own papers. How can I achieve that with the following conditions: biblatex is used it is possible that a paper has already been cited ...
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How to create bibliography for german thesis, preferably according to the german standard DIN~1505 with biblatex?

For my Ph. D. thesis I want to create a bibliography according to the suggestions given in the german standard DIN 1505. There exists a quite old style dinat.bst (see TeXFAQ) which I had used in a ...
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Biblatex: Get rid of ISSN, URLs and DOIs in references

My .bib files are generated by Mendley desktop and usually contain URLs, ISSN and DOIs, but I don't want those to be displayed in my list of references. How can I get rid of them (short of deleting ...
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How to suppress certain .bib fields (e.g. year) only for certain entry types (e.g. inproceedings)

How can I suppress the year from appearing in the bibliography for entries of type @inproceedings? In my specific case the year is implied in the booktitle (e.g. FOCS '09) so it is redundant when I ...
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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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biblatex: Max names in alphabetic citation key

Is it possible to set the number of names to appear in a bibliography entry differently from the maximum number of names that appear in the citation key (using alphabetic style)? For example, ...