{bibliographies} is about creating lists of publications and citing these in a document. If possible, replace this tag with the specific bibliography package you use, e.g. {biblatex} or {natbib}. For questions about specific or customized citation commands, add {citing}. If your question is ...

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Starting a PhD; Any guides to setting up a 'system'?

I'm starting a PhD and am being overwhelmed with the different possible ways people do things, and how they very rarely mix. I'm (obviously) sold on TeXing it, and have a ViM background I intend on ...
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Compatibility of bibtex and biblatex bibliography files?

In the answer to bibtex vs. biber and biblatex vs. natbib the advantages and disadvantages of Biber vs. BibTeX (and of natbib vs. biblatex) were explained. However, one point was omitted: The question ...
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Bibliography with page numbers

In GKP's Concrete Mathematics, there is a useful and interesting feature I would like to see in more books. The bibliography entries include: a - the page numbers where the book or article is cited ...
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.bib library file in a different directory, how to use? (Mendeley centralised .bib file)

problem Hello All, I have the possibility of a centralised, updated .bib file using Mendeley Desktop. This file will stay updated with all the changes I make using my Mendeley citation software. I ...
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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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How can I change the “References” to “Reference” in the thebibliography environment?

My problem is that I have only one reference. So I would like the head of this part to appear "Reference" instead of commonly "References". More generally, could we change the title "References" to an ...
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How to cite one bibentry in full length in the body text?

I am using the natbib package. Now I want to have a bibliography entry cited in full length in the text. That should also appear in the bibliography are. For example Text text... Mr. ABCD ...
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What is the most convenient way to create annotated bibliographies, e.g. in a literature review?

I am interested in creating annotated bibliographies either on a problem sheet for students or in general by writing a summary of a background literature research. I am aware of special bib-style ...
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Beamer and Natbib

I'm making a beamer presentation and I'd like to use natbib because of its \citet and that it recognizes URLs. However, when I try to compile it, while doing the third PDFLaTeX pass, there appear this ...
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Bibliography in table of contents

\begin{document} \tableofcontents \include{chapter1} \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{biblio} \end{document} The bibliography does not appear in the table of contents, have you an ...
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Omitting fields in Bibliography

When building my bibliography using the \bibliographystyle{plainnat} The output looks like [88] G. R. Ruetsch and M. R. Maxey. Small-scale features of vorticity and pas- sive scalar fields ...
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Can I use natbib in beamer, but omit the bibliography? [duplicate]

Can I call references from my .bib file, but not put a huge bibliography at the end of my presentation? Or at least hide it in a bunch of slides that don't display? I tend to think in terms of my ...
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How to split bibliography for different sections?

Say I wish to have two references lists: one for all the citation within the main body, and another for all the citations within the Appendices. I'm using BibTeX. splitbib and multibib don't seem to ...
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How can I force bibliography items not to be split across pages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent page break between lines of a paragraph or bibliography entry? \documentclass{mwrep} \usepackage[nodisplayskipstretch]{setspace} \setstretch{1.9} ...
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LaTeX doesn't recognize “et al.” in the Bibliography

I'm using Jabref to manage my Bibliography. Sometimes, I put directly: First Author et al. when adding the article author's name in Jabref. When compiling my .tex file, LaTeX doesn't recognize ...
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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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Is it possible to split the bibliography into two different parts using BibTeX type definitions?

I have quite a lot of bibliography entries and I have to separate normal entries (e.g. @book, @article, etc.) from internet entries (@misc) due to formal requirements of my university. I know it's ...
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Problem with APA + biber + biblatex

I'm having trouble getting basic APA bibliographies to work. The same thing works with nejm style, but changing the style to apa gives errors: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> ...
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How do I set up my LaTeX document to enable me to cite from my BibTeX bibliography?

This may be an overly simplistic question but please bear with me... I have a BibTeX bibliography containing all of my references, set up using BibDesk. I am now trying to cite these references in my ...
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Change reports text for bibliography

I have a report style document: \LoadClass[12pt,a4paper]{report} and when I do: \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \bibliography{references} it shows : Bibliography instead of References Is it ...
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XIV pages in page counts?

Is it possible to make biblatex output page counts for both the regular pages and the roman-numbered pages, for example: Cook, Theodore Andrea. The Curves of Life : Being an Account of Spiral ...
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Make volume bold in custom bibliography style .bst

Since I could not find the style that met my teacher's requirements for the bibliography I have to do, I created my own bst with latex makebst on my mac. I had chosen to make the volume bold but it ...
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Middle names treated in a random way in the bibliography

I do not have a problem with all authors who have a first and surname only; e.g John Smith. Problems come when introducing middle names. John P. Smith, J. P. Smith, J P Smith, Smith, J. P. All these ...
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Bibliography in LaTeX: Spaces between words

I'm writing the bibliography. LaTeX don't write it well. I don't know why. I have tried the two methods: \begin{the bibliography} and using BiBTeX. The result is the same. The result is longer spaces ...
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How to cite in LaTeX using Mendeley?

I know that it is required to first create a database of references stored in a .bib file. Mendeley exports my reference list in .bib format. But how can I know what to write in curly brackets in ...
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Multiple references in one superscript citation

I want to make a bibliography like this. With one citation in superscript I want to link to the list Reference 1. With the second citation to Reference 2 and so on. And in each chapter the reference ...
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Internal bibliography with biblatex

I would like to have a paper's bibliography entries inside its .tex file instead of outside in a .bib file. Is this possible with biblatex? My reason for asking this is that I want to find the most ...
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Is there a difference between “” and {} in BibTeX?

I see in some examples each field in a BibTeX entry is given within "", while in others it is given within {}. For example, @Book{Torre2008, author = "Joe Torre and Tom Verducci", publisher = ...
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Problem with compiling BibTex: “no \citation commands” error

I'm really new to BibTex, I just wonder what is going wrong when I have this kind of error when I try to compile my bibliography file. I found no \citation commands---while reading file ...
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Extracting only the BibTex records relevant to the paper [duplicate]

My colleague asked me to write a page for a paper he writes. I wrote the page in LyX, compiled it to LaTeX, and sent him the TeX files. Then he reminded me that I forgot to send the .bib file with all ...
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How to deal with bibliography items containing long URLs?

A picture is worth a thousand macros: I don't blame LaTeX for having difficulty in formatting this entry. What can I do, however, to alleviate the effects and avoid the Word-like indentation? A ...
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How do I use the Harvard citation style?

I am writing a 6000 word essay on the economic implications of cryptography and was wondering how to use Harvard referencing on latex as support seems somewhat limited. If the support of Harvard ...
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Revtex 4.1 bibliography style in other classes

I'd like to know if someone ported the bibliography styles used in revtex 4.1 (like apsrev4-1.bst) so they can be used in other classes, like book. Thanks in advance!
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How to prevent automatic justification of references?

I have a reference entry in the bibliography that appears as follows: [50] AB MySQL. MySQL: The world's most popular open source database, http://www.mysql.com/, 2005. How to prevent ...
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Handling bibliographies with many coauthors

Last year I was involved in writing a large group proposal with LaTeX. This involved various sections written and rewritten by disparate subgroups, with all the merging and editing headaches you'd ...
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Having several keys refer to the same bibliography entry

Is it possible to have several keys referring to the same bibliography entry (using biblatex+Biber)? For example, I'd like \cite{Tolkien:1954:LordOfTheRings} and \cite{lotr} to have exactly the same ...
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Creating a central bibliography

I am trying to create a central bibliography (.bib file) in a directory outside of my LaTeX project. I want to do this so I don't have to have different .bib's for each paper I write. Currently in ...
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Use bibliography numbers and citation from other file

This question led to a new package: xcite I want to reference to citations from other file. Similar to what xr package does to labels, but I want to apply it for the bibliography. If I'm able ...
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XeLaTeX and Biber do not Produce a *.bbl File

MiKTeX (updated); TeXworks Used to do this a couple of months ago, now after PC and MiKTeX reinstall (Win7) bibliographies on old files seem not to be working any more. Read many similar questions, no ...
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Multiple LaTeX files using the same bibliography

I have multiple different LaTeX files each which draw their bibliography from the same .bib file. When they compile I want them to share one bibliography file that is a separate PDF file. For ...
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Replace or remove bibliography numbers

I'm using a simple bibliography like this ... \nocite{*} \bibliographystyle{acm} \bibliography{refs} ... and I would like to either replace the numbers ([1], [2], ...) in front of each reference ...
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IEEEtran BibTeX Style - how to deactivate URLs?

I am using the following BibTeX style for my bibliography. \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} \bibliography{IEEEabrv,references,thesis} This formats bibliography entries like this: , including a ...
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How to make citations appear within square brackets [ ] instead of parentheses ( )?

I'm using a this freely downloadable latex class file and the style is set to \bibliographystyle{ieeetr}. But when I cite something with \cite{} I get it inside (). For example I get it as abc et ...
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URLs in bibliography: LaTeX not breaking line as expected

I am trying to include long URLs in a bibliography, but those often overflow into the margin of the document. I have seen a number of questions about breaking URLs in bibliography, but after trying ...
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How to embed citations into footnotes? [closed]

How can I put a reference at the bottom of the page to something that I'm using? I need to do this the European way: so I want to place a small number at the end of the sentence that stands higher ...
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Bibliography in two columns, section title in one

I'm using the following to span the bibliography to two columns: \begin{multicols}{2} \bibliographystyle{abbrv} \bibliography{mybib} \end{multicols} Yet, the section title ("References" in the ...
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How to split the bibligraphy into two with different bibnames?

I'm using texclipse with MiKTeX 2.8. For my thesis I need to split my list of references into two parts: literature and online sources. I've so far: \usepackage{url} \usepackage{harvard} ...
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What is the proper way to cite a legal document?

I need to cite some decrees in my essay for philosophy of science class. I believe it is a common problem, so there should be a standardized way. Thanx.
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Underline different authors in the bibliography by hacking BST file [duplicate]

I am updating my CV (moderncv) and I am including a list of all my communications (oral and poster) using multibib (I use different .bib files for each one). The final output should display my name ...
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How to change the appeareance of bibliography item labels in amsrefs?

Assume that I'd like to set the item labels in the "references" list in amsrefs in, say, boldface (or in lining numbers - I have oldstyle numbers set throughout the document). I can do it in ...