{bibtex} is specifically about Oren Patashnik's BibTeX program, its .bst style file and .bib database file formats, and use of these in creating documents. For general questions about bibliographies and citations, use {bibliographies} instead.

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Definitive advice on BibTeX entries for online material

I'm new (i.e. today!) to LaTex, and am assembling resources for a .bib file using the BibTex online editor (with the help of my more LaTex-savvy partner). There's no entry category for online ...
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Recreate .dbj file from information found in .bst file

I have a .bst file of unknown origin that contains the following information: %% This is file `iatbr.bst', %% generated with the docstrip utility. %% %% The original source files were: %% %% ...
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Extra space(s) between last text and period in apsrev4-1.bst citations

The apsrev4-1.bst bibliography style (for cases with two links (journal and arxiv)) puts extra spaces between the end of the last text and the period. Only happens when the last text is part of an ...
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Avoiding \ensuremath when incorporating backslash \ in better-bibtex export from zotero

I am writing a paper that needs various elements of the references to be enclosed in \pkg{blahblah}. When I try to include this directly in zotero, the zotero regular bibtex export outputs exactly ...
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what is the standard citation format (in biblatex) for a lecture given in a school

i want to cite a lecture given in a school. How is the standard way to do so in bibtex? @unpublished{123, author = {X. YY}, institution = {NASA aerospace school, USA}, year = {2014}, title = {Air ...
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bibtex style -> incorrect ouput!

I'm trying to use the acs-chem style with bibtex backend. There is something going wrong somewhere on two levels. The month is being included when only the year should be Papers with 10 authors ...
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\citeauthor with et~al. using BibTeX Style alphadin?

I am writing my master thesis right now and got some problems citing authors. My sources are organised via Zotero, i am using the BetterBibTex Export. In my preabmle i got: ...
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chapterbib repeats the last section number of the chapter

I´m Trying to put the references at the last of my chapter, like one more section of the chapter. Everything works fine, but the new section "Bibliography" has the same number of the last section of ...
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Omitting unwanted bibtex information from bibliography

My .bib files are generated by Mendley desktop and usually contain URLs, ISSN and DOIs. I'm using the \usepackage[round]{natbib} package and \bibliographystyle{plainnat}. I realize I'm not the ...
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Are command parameters protected against wrong capitalization in BibTeX?

Consider a BibTeX field like this: title = {A note on \emph{Origins}} Is Origins protected against unwanted capitalization here, or do we need to wrap up the whole thing in curly brackets? title = ...
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Undefined control sequence. Unmatched brace?

Here's a minimal viable example of my error. *.tex file first: \documentclass[letterpaper,man,apacite]{apa6} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[hyphens]{url} ...
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How Do I Use the `directory` package?

I am completely unfamiliar with using the directory package, on top of which I do not understand how to use .bib files for this package. I cannot seem to duplicate the documentation's example, and it ...
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Should we enclose a proper name in curly brackets if it's the first word of a title?

Proper names in the title field of BibTeX entries should be enclosed in curly brackets to avoid being made lowercase on some bibliography styles. Now, is it also recommended to enclose a proper name ...
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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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I can't generate a bib document on texworks

I cannot generated a bib document and I am growing a bit desperate. I have my references in the bib format, for example: @article{fosfuri2000patent, title={Patent protection, imitation and the mode ...
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Stray comma after 'corporate author' in the “author” field of a bibliographic entry with many authors

I need to list a research group after other authors in the author field of a bibliographic entry. I am using the following syntax: @booklet{Carter2007, author = {Carter, RE and Lackland, DT and ...
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apacite with [natbibapa] fails to line-break authors' names in citation callouts when author name has umlaut

\citep causes problem at the margin when the last name has an umlaut (\"{}). This post is related to my last post here: apacite produces inline citations out of text area when using custom margins ...
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Can bibulous sort references alphabetically?

I'm trying bibulous to make custom formatted references. In fact, I'm aiming for a small modification of the amsplain bibtex style. That style sorts all appearing references alphabetically and ...
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Article with unspecified-but-present authorship (“consensus document”) [migrated]

I'd like to properly refrence an article whose author is mentioned as A Consensus Document (it has some 25 authors). I have never seen this kind of authorship before; the citation entry generated by ...
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vim-latex shows .bbl after compilation

I am using vim-latex suite to work on my .tex file. Everything was working perfect, i.e. \ll was compiling and \lv was showing pdf with Skim. However, after a piece of code from other .tex file was ...
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How to get an “y cols” instead “et al” and “y” instead and in “bibtex” [duplicate]

I'm writing a report document using bibtex for the bibliography, however all the bibliography items comes with and and et al, i want to get the cites in spanish, like Autor1, Autor2 y Autor 3, or ...
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sharelatex does not recognize chapterbib [duplicate]

I am working on a fairly large document and would like to break up the bibliography for it to appear after each chapter (instead of doing one big references section by the end of the document). To ...
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Interpret TeX commands and remove curly braces from \href{} content

Context: In order to create DOI links I define a command\doi{<enter doi here>} as \newcommand{\doi}[1]{\href{http://dx.doi.org/#1}{doi:#1}} Problem: However this breaks with stupid input™ ...
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TexStudio + Bibtex + build/auxiliary folder

Specs Win7 64b - TexStudio 2.9.4 - Miktex Problem Bibtex does not find *.aux file when I export my auxiliary files into a different directory, e.g. /auxiliary. With current folder structure: ...
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@BOOKMARK error with .bib file of achemso-demo template

I am trying to compile a template provided in JACS website by Joseph Wright. Although it is compiled w/o any error (if I exclude the package mhchem), when I add my .bib file, I have an error message ...
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How to add a keyword to many entries simultaneously in JabRef?

I want to add a keyword to many entries simultaneously in JabRef. How can I do this? Selecting the entries and writing the keyword in the Keywords textbox of JabRef only adds the keyword to the first ...
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Add custom field to bibtex entry, and print it

I want to add a volume field to @manual. This is the @manual function generated by makebst FUNCTION {manual} { output.bibitem format.authors output author format.key output format.date "year" ...
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Reference Name Abbreviation

I'm writing up my thesis in LaTeX, using the natbib package for my reference list. I was wondering if there was any way to abbreviate a reference name from the second in-text reference onwards? i.e. ...
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Wrong alphabetical order in .bbl file

I have a problem with alphabetical order of my bibliography, which is not due to my .bib file, but rather in the way in which the .bbl file is generated. Let me explain the problem by means of a ...
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Page numbering incl. text (biblatex and appendix)

I have two major problems with my footer in my thesis. In my whole document, my text switch on every pages - it works perfect. But when the reader came to the last two "chapters": 1) References and 2) ...
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How can the citation in the article include information of authors and year?

I am using bibtex to manage my citations. But when I use \cite{...}, only thing shown is the of the citation - [1,2].... Is it possible that I can show other information of the citation? Ideally, I ...
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How to create italic “in press”-year labels for in-text citations by modifying the bibtex style file

I'm looking for a way to add "in press" in italics into my bibtex-style file for publications for which a doi already exists. As I'm using a Natbib-AuthorYear reference style, I have to add this in ...
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Are comments discouraged in a BibTeX file?

biber complains about "junk" in what should be seen rather as commented-out lines in a BibTeX file. I was wondering if comments are discouraged in BibTeX at all. \documentclass {article} ...
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How to remove the page number from the end of a reference

I am using aaai(aaai.bst) as bibliographystyle. The problem is every reference is tailing a page number where it appears in my thesis. I am wondering how to remove the page number.
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How to replace ampersand with “and” in in-text citation in elsarticle.cls with apa style?

I'm preparing an article for an Elsevier journal and would like to replace the ampersand (&) with an "and" in the in-text citations. I have to use APA style citation and references, therefore I ...
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ModernCV sort publications by year and month

I Adopted this solution for my CV: Sorted list of publications in moderncv from bibtex and modified plainyr.bst for my needs. However, the papers are sorted only by year and author. But it would be ...
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Bibliography file failing

I have a paper I am working on for a journal, and the bibliography file ends up with an error after I compile it. I'm using TexShop Version 2.47, and choosin the XeLeTex option for the compilation. ...
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Modify apalike.bst to not output [author, year] at the beginning of the reference

I am very new to LaTeX. I am using it to write my thesis due to the strange and confusing formatting required by my university. I need to modify apalike.bst to not output the [author, year] in the ...
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Is it possible to convert a citation style language (csl) style file to a bibtext (bst) style file?

I am in a bind, trying to wrap up my thesis in two weeks time. My university requires me to use their citation style, which they only provide for endnote or zotero. Since all my citations are in ...
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Difference between organization and institution when citing a standard

I am using BibTeX and JabRef 2.10 and I would like to cite an ISO/IEC standard. JabRef indicates that beside the key, the required fields for the entry type Standard are title, organization, and ...
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Problem with bibliography (BibTex) natbib package and Bib Style

For my thesis I'm working with TeXStudio and I tried to include my bibliography in my document. I used BibTeX for my bibliography and saved it in a .bib file, but I can't seem to make it work ...
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Issues with jneurosci citation style where multiple articles share the same first author/year

I'm writing a thesis where my citations need to be in the style of the Journal of Neuroscience. To that end, I've been using the jneurosci package from CTAN. I've run into what seems to be a bug - ...
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Text over an image [duplicate]

[![enter image description here][2]][2] How can I reproduce this image? Any hint will be very well received.
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I'd like to use a common label for different @inproceedings entrances

Is it possible to have a list of entrances from the same conference where I use one label for the paper and another for the conference? So, when I want to cite all the papers presented in that ...
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Can't format bibliography as i would like

i'm trying to include a particular reference in my bib. Below is what i've put in my bibtex file. @UNPUBLISHED{goyalgagnon2015, title={Social Structure, Markets and Inequality}, author={Gagnon, ...
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Romanian language in latex

I've tried to write in LaTeX (in TeXShop on mac) but I didn't succeed having also a romanian alphabet into my pdf word. I have tried to write like this, but it's still not working. any hint will be ...
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My First Reference Bib not work well with ShareLaTex, I need do to create it

I am returning the use of LaTeX, and a long time no use, my knowledge was always just about the tool, especially considering the desire to use it. In a new attempt to use together with the research ...
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Natbib citation error

One of my citations is breaking my document. If I build it with the citation uncalled in the document and a fresh .bbl file, the document builds fine. If I try and call the citation, it breaks the ...
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what to write in the .bib document to get an appropriate output in references

I want to get a similar output to this: Satyanarayanan, M., Bahl, P., Caceres, R., & Davies, N. (2009). The case for VM-based cloudlets in mobile computing. IEEE Pervasive Computing, 8(4), ...
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Using BibTeX. Don't want it to use alphabetical order for multiple works within single year same author

If a single author has more than one publication within a single year, BibTeX orders the references alphabetically by title. But I would like to have them ordered by when they were actually ...