{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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Bibliography style per language with biblatex/polyglossia?

This is a followup to Russian and Japanese and biblatex oh my. I've got a lot further now, using the polyglossia-enabled bib latex and writing my own Japanese csquotes and lbx files, but now I'm ...
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Russian and Japanese and biblatex oh my

I'm trying to typeset a book with bibliography entries in English, Russian and Japanese. Getting the bibliography to work right is driving me mad. I have got pretty close (I think) by cobbling ...
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Unexpected behaviour with sorting option, multiple ref context and biblist (biblatex 3.0)

I have a large bibliography file where the vast majority of entries are annotated (and annotations can (and do) contain \cite commands). I have to produce a list of the annotated entries displaying ...
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What is the difference between a biblatex literal and string?

Some biblatex fields are of type 'literal' and some are of type 'string'. What is the difference between the two types? Given that 'string' is used for the ID, it would make sense if a string must ...
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Ignore Spaces in Author Name

I am using the alphabetic biblatex style together with the option maxalphanames=1. How can I make biblatex ignore any spaces in the author name during label generation? % arara: pdflatex % arara: ...
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Shared first authors in bibliography

In my field it is common to have shared first authorship for authors who “contributed equally to the work” (as shared first authorship is usually defined). The “proper” way of citing publications with ...
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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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Notes and page bibliography on verso pages

I thought this would sound crazy, but there have been similar questions already: Placing text and footnotes on separate pages A pagestyle with note taking area on the verso page Figures on left ...
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Is it possible to add entries to the bibliography based on keyword using Biblatex/Biber and within the document code?

I would like to print a bibliography which includes all entries with a certain keyword (and possibly some additional entries). I know that I can filter by keyword when I print the bibliography using ...
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Is it possible to allow linebreaks in the ISBN number of (auto-generated) bibliography files?

I hope it's not a duplicate but I was not able to find a solution. I generate my *.bib file using Citavi. The problem is, that if the ISBN number is near the end of the line it generates overfull ...
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Hyperlink with authoryear-comp in beamer

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{xpatch} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} ...
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Problems citing letters published in articles in biblatex-chicago

I'm having trouble citing @letters printed as part of an @article using biblatex-chicago. This is my MWE: \documentclass[utf8,12pt,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Refer to complex note-like citations

I have recently asked this question about complex note like citations: (How to achieve full compression of references with biber and add comments to grouped citations?) There, I was looking for a ...
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Modifying the oscola citation style

I would like to make several modifications to the oscola citation style, but have little experience with modifying biblatex styles. I'm hoping these are not difficult modifications and that someone ...
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Spurious punctuation in xelatex + biblatex + Cyrillic or Greek

Biblatex has a mechanism that prevents spurious punctuation. Generally, it works fine but fails with xetex and some languages. The MWE below compiles fine with pdflatex but with xelatex yields double ...
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Biblatex. Sorted references in footnote

I want to do something like that. I prefer option sorting=nyt in Biblatex. But with command \sfcite{} I don't have sort order like in References. Question 1: Is there a way to sort \sfcite{} before ...
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Biblatex ibid in lowercase if prenote is present

I've defined my own biblatex style (see MWE) which uses citations in footnotes. I've patched the prenote command, because otherwise biblatex writes the prenote text in lowercase (note: I don't want to ...
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Custom authoryear bibstyle to match German dinat

I use biblatex in my document like this: \usepackage[backend=biber, hyperref=true, sorting=none, url=true, isbn=false, ...
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How to write a custom biblatex bbx file: no formatting, just plain data

I'd like to have a biblatex style which would output something along the lines of \begin{journalentry} \label{label} \lastname{Smith} \firstname{John} \date{1988} \title{A clever paper} \journal{Some ...
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biblatex autocite inbook has been referenced but does not exist

When clicking on the link in the footnote that should jump to the first appearances of a source, it is jumped to the first page of the document instead. What I have so far: .bib: ...
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Document Bibliographies with CJK and Pandoc

Very new to LaTeX and only limited exposure via pandoc, I'm converting markdown English article that contains Japanese and Korean bibliography sources to PDF via LaTeX using pandoc, which allows the ...
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Biblatex, hyperlink postnote

I want postnotes for inline citations to be hyperlinked, i.e. I want the authorname, year, and any postnotes hyperlinked (but not prenotes!). I've used the answer here to get authorname hyperlinked, ...
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Biblatex: newline among pageback references in margin

I'm using the solution by karlkoeller to biblatex: pagebackref reference in the flush right margin and like the result. However, the list of backrefs does not break to a newline which is problematic ...
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Help with a custom references style

So...I'm not the only one who needs to use some custom style in their bibliography. As I'm annoyed with using office word editors I would like to create a tex template that I can use over and over and ...
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How do I suppress the repetition of \nameaddon information in a biblatex-chicago bibliography?

I am using the nameaddon field to include death dates of certain authors in my bibliography (biblatex-chicago with Biber backend). Thanks to @moewe I am using \AtEveryCitekey{\clearfield{nameaddon}} ...
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Mixing footcite with numerical citation style

I would like to use \footcite primarily when citing, but every now and then I want to refer to a reference as part of a sentence. These in-text references would ideally be formatted like Ref. ...
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Australian date formatting with Biblatex and APA style?

In my references I'd like my dates to be written as "day month year". I've been able to achieve this following the top answer here Formatting dates “day month year” with biblatex. However, as soon as ...
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Continuing pages need a heading

I am trying to modify a .cls file to write down my thesis, in particular I am trying to add modify the CITED LITERATURE, and allow Continuing pages to have heading, CITED LITERATURE (Continued). Any ...
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BibLaTeX, vim-latex and \xxxcites

He, the vim-latex module for vim, provides a very nice feature: inserting a reference with the F9 key, which opens a window where you can look for the reference to insert. However, it does not seem to ...
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Recent alternatives to the historian package

The historian reference style is almost exactly what I need, but it's causing a lot of errors and seems to be kind of outdated. Are there any recommended recent alternatives? I need footnote ...
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How to use biblatex to organise relevant literature for a thesis or paper most efficiently?

I've been using LaTeX to write any kind of document for some years. Some years ago I also discovered biblatex which is great. In fact, I've never used bibtex seriously and directly jumped upon the ...
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Centering bibliography title in biblatex - tried every suggestion on Google

I know this question has answers on this site already, but none of them worked! I am using biblatex with the historian style for my history day paper. My teacher requires the bibliography heading be ...
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Capitalize words after colon in biblatex

I'm trying to use biblatex and biber to emulate, as best as possible, the default capitalization of bibtex's plain style. (I'm switching to biber/biblatex because of the better formatting options and ...
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Can a bibliography driver choose where to put a pinpoint reference / postnote?

I'm writing a bibliography driver to handle case citations in a particular style (AGLC, not that it matters). Normal citations follow a standard format: {prenote} {name} {note} {postnote} So, ...
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Showing just the pages in a segment when using biblatex and backref=true

I'm using biblatex to manage bibliographies, and the backref=true option to: print back references in the bibliography. The back references are a list of page numbers indicating the pages on ...
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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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How to create a list of articles including the references in each?

I want to create a list of articles and the references included in each article. I tried the following Create a list of references using the \nocite{bibtexkey}. In the bibtex file I have entries ...
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How to parse BIB file to a known TeX structure?

I'm becoming a TeXist by profession these days. This is the first real challenge from my new employer: I was asked if I could take a look at this problem and improve the current state, if it's ...
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How to make biblatex treat the prenote like an author list?

I am trying to customize a biblatex citation style (adapted from biblatex-juradiss). I have the problem that in my text I use many \cite commands which have two or more authors given in the prenote, ...
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Excluding items cited in another .tex file from biblatex bibliography?

Suppose I have two .tex files, each of which must have a bibliography. However, I want the bibliography in the second file to contain only citations that are not in the first. As an example: ...
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Set biblatex options after loading

I use biblatex with the following call: \usepackage[style=authoryear, mergedate=false, maxcitenames=1, mincitenames=1, maxbibnames=999, minbibnames=999, uniquename=false, ...
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Biblatex: authoryear style with full date instead of year only

I'm trying to use the authoryear-icomp style with full date (if available) instead of year only. With this MWE: \documentclass[paper=a4,12pt,oneside,ngerman]{article} \let\mkccitation\mkcitation ...
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How to deal with “please cite as” using biblatex and biber

Often, when working with online resources and online databases, you get statements such as the following: When refering to the site in publications please cite the following references: AJG ...
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Compilation order behind Texstudio

Until a few days ago, I only ever used Texstudio (on windows) to create LaTeX documents, relying entirely on the build and compile button to sort everything out for me. I've been trying to understand ...
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Remove “et al.” only from citation and maintain it in bibliography

I'm using authoryear style (biblatex) and I want to remove "et al" from (in-text) citation while showing only the first author name in it. But I want to show "et al." in bibliography (maxbibname=3). ...
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Make one author's name bold every time it shows up in the bibliography (when there are two author's with the same last name but different first name)

This answer (Make one author's name bold every time it shows up in the bibliography) works fine, but when there are two authors with the same last name and different first names it makes both of ...
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Linebreak of URL in bib in own bibstyle

I have to use my own bibstyle for my thesis, but I have some trouble with longer URLs, which do not break correctly at the end of a line. Here's my MWE: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[ ...
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Author highlighting with biblatex-apa

I'm trying to implement the author highlighting provided here: Make one author's name bold every time it shows up in the bibliography The solution works fine until i activate the apa style for ...
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Bibliography entry for a volume of a book which has its own (sub-)title

I am wondering how to use biblatex for a bibliographical entry for a book in two volumes which have (sub-)titles of their own. I am expecting something similar to the first entry in my exemplary ...
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Turn off omitting of repeated authors

Is there an elegant way to globally disable the omission of repeated authors in biblatex? I know I can call \citereset manually with that effect, so I could redefine \cite and friends to include a ...