{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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Sorting the references in alphabetically in chronological order according to authors last name

i have submitted a paper to Elsevier Journal (Information Sciences). The editor has told me to sort the entries (references) in alphabetical order according to authors last name. I searched a lot but ...
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how to insert number in author's name in latex reference

The author's name is Beeuwkes R 3rd. The number 3 is not visible when I run the .tex file. Can anyone please help me with this? Thanks in advance
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converting bibtex to bibitem: occurance of \newblock

I get a \newblock when I convert bibtex to bibitem using the method in BibTeX in LaTeX document my code: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \nocite{*} \bibliography{biblio} \bibliographystyle{...
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Can I force the References to be the last thing?

I work in a simple document which contains text then a figure. It happened that there is not enough space after the text to fit the figure in the first page. Latex placed the figure in page 2 and ...
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bibliography producing extra number at the end

When I compile my document, I get an extra number at the end. How can I get round to work on actually citation and remove the superfluous (1)? .bib @online{BLS, author = {Bureau of ...
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Reference list is not generated and Bibtex key appears in the pdf file

I am using TexMaker and Jabref to input my references, however on compilation the reference list doesn't appear and the bibTex keys are presented in the pdf file. I am working in a thesis template ...
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BibTeX: multiple institutions

I am citing a report published online jointly by two institutions, using BibTeX. I think the appropriate entry type should be techreport. Is there a standard way to input the institution names in the ....
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How to show ONLY Author and Title in footnotes when cited inline?

A followup to this question: Repeat the same reference in footnote on different pages @Audrey's solution works fine for my requirement. My question is: How to display only the Author and Title ...
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Sort a BibTeX entry based on second part of multi-word last name

I would like to have the author with the multi-word last name "De Marneffe" appear under "M" instead of "D" but still read it like this: De Marneffe M, ... 2006. The full entry is: @InProceedings{...
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Set correct path for BibTeX via Rubber

Setup I am using Rubber to compile my LaTeX document. In my root folder I have main.tex, mybib.bib (both coming from here) and Makefile. main.tex \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{cite} \...
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Bibliography Latex Bibtex [duplicate]

I am trying to write the bibliography, the code runs but the bibliography doesn't appear in the final .pdf. I get the warning: Empty bibliography \documentclass[11pt,twoside,a4paper]{article} \...
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Creating hanging indent in bibliography using bibtex and amsrefs

I am using BibTeX with the amsrefs package to create a bibliography. I need the bibliography entries to have a hanging indent, but have not found any way to do this. I found one example of how to do ...
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Problem after transition BibTex to [BibLaTex,Biber]

I've been using TexMaker and MikTex under Windows10 for 3-4 months and I managed to convert the short .odt thesis I wanted to submit into a .tex file. For the bibliography, I used Jabref and BibTex. ...
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Typesetting a style of bibliography used a lot in mathematics literature

In mathematics books and articles people tend to use the following formation for their citations: while In the body of the article you see something like this: "According to [B] and [Be] blah blah ...
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APA Style citation. Allow author names outside parenthesis

I need to use a minimal latex package that supports bibtex citations. I am currently using apacite package. but it only provides two types of citations. \cite and \shortcite both of which write the ...
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Bibliography customization - do not show publisher if it is the same as author

I am customizing the apa.bst file in order to have the style corresponding to some guidelines. The thing I am struggling with is the following rule: "Do not include the publisher when it is also the ...
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Adding citations to an external image

I am writing a document, in which I re-use a figure from an article. Some values in the figure are obtained from certain models, and the label (in the figure) for these datapoints contain references ...
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Bibtex style file optimized for beamer presentations

I have often wished for a short but informative bibtex style which would allow bibliographic entries to display on 1 or 2 lines on the final slide(s) of a beamer presentation. I suspect that only 3 ...
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Bibtex and abbrv.bst: List as “A. van Surname”, sort under “S” in bibliography? [duplicate]

Using the abbrv.bst, is it possible to get a bibtex entry like @article{Surname, author = {Surname, Author van}, title = {Title}, journal = {Journal}, year = {2016} } typeset as A. van ...
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Using Alpha Label with Siam Style in Bibtext

I use the siam style in my bibliography but the labels [1], [2]... do no fit with what I want. I would like the label to be like in alpha style, for example if the author is John Doe and the book ...
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BibTeX compilation error in MikTeX

I'm trying to compile my Master's project and keep getting told that I can't compile the Bibliography (using MiKTeX 2.9 with the pdfLaTeX+MakeIndex+BibTex setup). Here's a minimal example (or as close ...
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Issue in Bibliography

While writing the references for my IEEE conference paper. I facing the following issue. I have posted the image, it can be viewed that the year part is mentioned at the end of first reference whereas ...
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Add a one-off bibtex entry

For my thesis, I have a master BibTeX database, which is fine for most purposes. However, I sometimes wish to make a reference to something without adding it to the database, since it would clutter up ...
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Complete bibtex breakdown

I use TexShop, the latest version. I created a new document and used all my usual settings, but when I tried to insert references, I got an error message. So I made a MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]...
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How to locate duplicates citations?

I am writing a document that has several hundred references. I am using bibtex data-base to write down these references. The problem is that I just figured that there are some duplicate references ...
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Error in creating AMA style references

I am a very beginner in LaTeX trying to generate references using style AMA (American Medical Association) and here is sample code. UM.bib contains reference p1. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \...
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Bibtex style with bold

In a bib file - how can I italicise and print a word in Capital Letters? It should be like ABC et al. (start ital) Variation within the (this should be capital letters plus ital) JKP (end) metric ...
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All details for each reference appear in separate lines [duplicate]

I have used different bibliography styles (bibtex) but I keep on getting the output (attached) where each detail of a reference begins on a new line. Is there a way to have the references in running ...
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How can I manually add bib entries? [duplicate]

I have a .bib file so that every work cited with a \cite* command appears in the bibliography. But how do I add an extra item which I don't \cite anywhere in the document? I am looking for a command ...
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Is there a way to control 'et al' in bibtex gost style?

The references in my document should be formatted according to the standards which are implemented in gost package and in biblatex-gost. There is only one feature of biblatex-gost which I need and ...
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Bibliography citation appearing differently in several instances

I'm using apa6.cls document class: \documentclass[jou,apacite]{apa6} At some point, I added the following citation to my bibliography (int a .bib file): @inproceedings{boiy2007automatic, title={...
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Blank reference at the start of bibliography

I am using BibTeX to create my reference list for my thesis, and there isn't any issue with inserting new references. But, when I view the reference list, there is an extra reference labelled [1] at ...
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Im getting an Undefined Control Sequence with BibTex [on hold]

I made this work again, the undefined control sequence with \begin was because my old file was somehow corrupted I think. I copied the main files and switched to biber. Now my setup is finally working ...
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Can one “manually override” BibTeX's choice of citation keys by adding a field to the entry? II [duplicate]

There a previous question on this subject Can one "manually override" BibTeX's choice of citation keys by adding a field to the entry? Let me recall it. There are sometimes one wants to ...
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What does the command “\newblock” in bibliographies do?

I have been manually changing a bibstyle created with makebib to achieve a given look of the references. Since I ended up deleting a few new.block commands in the .bst-file and I realised that this ...
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Each entry in a BibTeX file has a “file” field

I just generated my BibTeX file using Mendeley File→Export and noticed that each entry has a file field: @article{Balachandran2013, author = {Balachandran, Athula}, ... file = {:Users/user/...
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Bibliography style MLA 8

I am new to LaTex and writing my dissertation usingin Overleaf. I am using BibLaTex and MLA-style for bibliographical information. Now, MLA published their 8th style guide in April and I would like to ...
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Why do I get “?” marks for the citations inside my LaTeX output?

I have made a .bib file named myreferences.bib using JabRef software and I have imported it into my .tex file named mypaper.tex through the following line: \bibliography{myreferences} at the end of ...
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LyX multiple bibliographies: Illegal, another \bibdata command

Wanting to set up a dissertation with LyX, I tried to configure it for my university's format that requires both a Bibliography and a List of References as separate parts, using LyX 2.2.0 under ...
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labelprefix to newrefcontext replacing prefixnumbers to printbibliography not working

After updating biblatex of MikTex 2.9 I get the following error message when using: \printbibliography[prenote=conference, keyword=C, prefixnumbers={C}] Package biblatex Warning: prefixnumbers ...
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APA style citation with apacite package

I am trying to put APA referencing using apacite but failing miserably. Here is my minimal trial example. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[BCAY]{apacite} \title{Brief Article} \author{The ...
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Remove comma between two fields (instiution and series) in .bst file

I'm trying to format bibtex entries of type unpublished (for Working Papers) like those of type article. That is, institution + series shall be formatted as if it was the name of the journal. This is ...
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Biblatex in Beamer doesn't work unless backened=bibtex8 is provided [duplicate]

I have ref.bib and want to cite some papers at the end of the slides. So far I know I should use \footfullcite{key} with \usepackage{biblatex} and the references would be shown at the end of the slide....
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Issues with inserting bibliography from Mendeley

I am new to LaTeX. I cannot import a saved bibliography from Mendeley to my LaTeX file. My current code reads this in the preamble:- \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{natbib} \...
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How to resolve the badboxes and other warningss

I'm new to LateX and these errors are giving me a tough time to understand what they are and not sure of fixing them. Please help me resolve below errors. bibdata.bib file compiled with no errors. ...
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possible to export lyx bibliography to .bib?

I have a LyX file that includes a Bibliography section. Is it possible to export just that section to a .bib file? Specifically if that latex code looks like this: \begin{thebibliography} \bibitem{} ...
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Adding URL to bibtex

I reference URLs through bibtex like this : @incollection{PROV, title={PROV-O: The PROV Ontology}, url = "\url{http://www.w3.org/TR/prov-o/}", year={2013}, publisher={W3C Recommendation} } ...
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Macro expanding in an undesired fashion

I’m working on my thesis which is (of course) written in (Xe)LaTeX and which extensively uses the natbib package and bibtex for citations, including features such as \citeauthor{reference}. Since my ...
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lyx bibtex in wrong language

The bib file I use is in English: The problem is - if I just compile it in Kile (the example would be like) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{jobname.bib} @...
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how to add a reference in non-standard format to a LaTeX bibtex file?

I would like to add this reference in Latex, could someone kindly help? How could I add it using bibtex? National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, ``Development of an FCW Algorithm Evaluation ...