{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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Is it possible to cite without a citation key?

I exported my .bib file from EndNote into LaTeX. However, there is no citation key for references. Do I have to add citation keys (manually) for each reference to be able to cite them within my ...
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Customising initials in bibtex

How do I customize initials using bibtex. For instance, several references use 'Gh.' as the initial for the name 'Gheorghe' and I believe they are right. Now, bibtex always gives the initial as 'G.' ...
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Citation of a thesis under a CC license [closed]

Is there any guideline to cite a work (thesis) that is licensed under a Creative Commons license? According to the license's provision it's necessary to mention the license itself among other ...
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bibtex trouble with elsarticle.cls in lyx

I am trying to work on an article to be submitted to an Elsevier article with bibtex, however I am having trouble getting the bibliography to even show up. I am trying to use elsarticle-num.bst, as I ...
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Bibliography won't compile in Winedt 9.0 [closed]

I recently purchased a new computer and reinstalled Miktex 2.9, with WinEdt 9.0. By and large everything works until I tried to compile a document with a bibliography and nothing happened. I tried ...
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Can't change bibliography heading [duplicate]

I would like to change the heading of my bibliography. I found this thread: How to change Bibliography heading? Unfortunately, this doesn't work for me. Additionally, I would like to remove the page ...
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Sorting bib entries by year and month

I am trying to change the presort function to sort my bib entries first by year and then by month - but: No success. I have added a month.sort function like this (similar to the year.sort function ...
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TexShop will not compile bibliography after upgrade to Mac OS Yosemite

I am using TexShop 3.5.1, Bibdesk 1.6.3, on Mac OS 10.10.3. I am trying to compile a bibliography on a latex document that previously successfully compiled. Since then I have updated from the previous ...
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How to show natbib reference as “first author et al”?

I have a problem with a citation call-out generated with the natbib package I get this [Y. Kuwata, M. T. Wolf, D. Zarzhitsky and T. L. Huntsberger, 2013] I would like [Kuwata et al., 2013] MWE ...
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Springers svmult template - chapter-wise bibliography with bibtex?

I have exactly the same problem as that described in the following question, which was (weirdly) closed: Springers svmult template - bibliography with bibtex? Can this question please be re-opened? ...
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Biblatex IEEE extra comma before and: author1, author2, and author3

When I use Biblatex with style=ieee, I get a COMMA and a AND before the third author in my bibliography: MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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My multi bibliography appears empty (using multibib package)

My bibliography (actually 4 different ones) is empty. If I try only one, with normal bibtex, it works. I have read the multibib package manual pdf file. I have read the thread currvita, multibib ...
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arara: Running BibTeX FAILURE

My OS is Ubuntu 14.04, and I use Texlive 2014 which includes the Arara arealdy. I get the error "Running BibTeX FAILURE" when I test Arara. The tex file is as following: % arara: xelatex % arara: ...
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Modify APA reference style to show Capital Author name, but citation still show normal text

I'm trying to get the reference following my graduate school. My Graduate school claimed that the bibliography formats were adopted from APA style of bibliography and citation with some ...
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References without accents [duplicate]

I'm having troubles with BibTeX since the bibliography is eating all kind of (mostly Spanish) accents after compilation. I'm using the hyperref package and \bibliographystyle{utphys} Does anyone ...
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Defining citation commands with different case for the same label

I am using LaTeX on Windows and I need to customize the formatting of citation labels in my thesis. I produced a new citation style fitting my needs for the natbib package, but I have trouble with ...
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Which bibliography style does not change the input author names, no shortening, nothing else

The biblography ia making me mad. Is there any biblography style that will not alter any of the names and keep them as they are? Like if I give Paul A. Walker , it will keep it as “Paul A. Walker”.
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Multiple references and bibtex files

I'd like to create a single latex file where I can add many bibtex files, (or only one but that has different sections.) So for example, I'd ideally just want a document that looks like this: ...
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How to cite online publication with address?

Code BibTeX entry @misc{ stat_suomi_90_14, author = "Tilastokeskus", title = "4. Vuosineljännes 2014, Liitekuvio 12. Sähkön tuonti ja vienti 1990–2014*", address = "Helsinki", url = ...
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Remove period added in references when note is present

In my bibliography, I write a reference without any periods at the end, but when I write a note, a period appears between the body of reference and the note. How can I edit a copy of unsrtdin.bst so ...
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Latex Bib-File doesn't sort by appearance in text

I've been trying many different ways to sort my Bibliography as it appears in the text. But unfortunately it's always sorted the alphabetical way. I'm using the following packages in my master file ...
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BibTex on TexMaker not working

I have just installed texmaker on my linux mint OS. Everything seems to work fine, except for the references. I put a document "references.bib" in the same folder as my "main.tex"; however, texmaker ...
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Some author name not displayed fully

I am completely new to LaTex... I have created a bibtex file, but unfortunately , among tha author names, some of them are being displayed fully and the rest are being abbreviated , like the name "Tom ...
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Include call number for books in reference

University textbooks are very expensive so that most of us need go to library to find the books listed in a reference. Hence, I would like to include call numbers (e.g., QA278.2.D38 2013) in my ...
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Get same layout for title-tag in misc and book using natbib

I have a .bib file, bibtex.bib, with @book and @misc (for URLs) @MISC {urlkey, title = {The good page}, author = {Some Guy}, howpublished = {[Online]. Available on: ...
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latex bibliography

am using texpad on Mac. Trying to insert references. Is package cite is enough? any other package I have to use to be able to insert bibliography? am trying to insert bibliography instead of using ...
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et al. does not appear [closed]

I'm using \usepackage[options]{natbib} and \citet (IEEE journal) for writing the author name, but unfortunately when I run it just the name of the author appears without the et al. What should I do? ...
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linebreaking of name-year citation style in arxiv version

I was trying to submit a manuscript to the arXiv using the imsart package: see here. I am using the name-year citation style, and it works well in my own tex compiler. However the version that the ...
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How to set own abbr. for citation?

How can I set my own abbreviations for citations? Assuming the following entry in .bib file: @book{ChBj, title = "Functional Programming in Scala", author = "Paul Chiusano and Rúnar ...
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How to change the citation style to author name[number] in the text in a report class using the IEEEtran reference style?

I am started writing my project report using the report class. I have included the bibliography using BibTex with IEEEtran reference style. In the out put pdf file there are no references shown. In ...
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How do I list a BibTex entry for a journal article published over multiple issues?

I'm relatively new to LaTeX and very new to BibTeX. I need to create a number of bibliography entries for journal articles that are cited as single entries, but that were published across multiple ...
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Bibtex; JabRef - colon before “note”

when I am generating bibliography with an article included where in JabRef there is some note added, it returns me: ..."volume of journal"(issue). note What I want for an "article" is: ..."volume of ...
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How to force references come up as et al

I'm using natbib referencing, in agsm style. I have had no problem so far with it suppressing articles with 3 or more authors to et al. However for some papers it prints all the author names for my in ...
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BibTex There were undefined references [duplicate]

This is the first time I try to use Bibtex for my thesis and I am quite desperate because I cannot get it running. Despite the many post about the undefined references error in this forum, I still am ...
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Natbib error with Journal of Complex Networks (OUP)

I'm submitting a paper to the Journal of Complex Networks (An Oxford University Press journal). They provide their LaTeX class files at this page. I'm getting the following error: ERROR: ...
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numbering reference list apa style

I am using Bibtex for writing my bibliography in APA style. However I would like to number my reference list ([1],[2],...) but still use the author year in referencing my literature. Everything works ...
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Color for subsequent punctuations marks

I use the following code for coloring the brackets of the references in my text. This works fine also for the commas and hyphen in-between the brackets. However the colors for the subsequent ...
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Adding a custom .bst to TexMaker in Windows

In order to get the required bibliography style for my dissertation, unable to find a correct one, I used makebst to create a custom one. However, I find myself unable to use it, my program just says: ...
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bibtex, bibliographic style

I am currently using bibtex to create a bibliography, but I want to change the appearance. I want it to be like this: Last name, initials from first name. (year): Title. *Journal*, **volume**, pp. ...
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PassOptionsToPackage: natbib via svjour3

In this MWE, I am unable to pass options to natbib via svjour3, which requires natbib. The commented alternative works fine, but has some drawbacks (e.g., the code in svjour3 after ...
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Biblatex: Declare new driver with new fields

For several reasons I need to declare within a LaTeX-document by help of biblatex a new driver with new fields. E.g. the following BibTeX-entry may be given: \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} ...
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Harvard style for bibitem and cite

Could you please help me, how to do harvard style citations (Author, year) while using non-sorted citations in \bibitem and \cite? I currently get just [1] from \cite and I am not able to change it by ...
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Names do not appear in References

I am using the following ADS bibtex entry in my file: @ARTICLE{2012ApJ...746..125H, author = {{Haardt}, F. and {Madau}, P.}, title = "{Radiative Transfer in a Clumpy Universe. IV. New ...
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How to make references without square brackets

at the moment my references are disposed like this: 1 MONG, J..... bla bla bla. And I would like to have them on my pdf without the square brackets, like these ones in blue: Thank you for the ...
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How to cite a title with natbib?

I have searched far and wide after a solution, but haven't found one that works. The most prominent ones looks like: \citetitle and \citeeditor using the natbib & hyperref packages and ...
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LaTeX/BibTeX do not like a certain URL

I have a Bibtex entry that contains a URL that latex does not like: http://www-nlpir.nist.gov/projects/duc/duc2007/assessor.update_summarization.instructions.pdf I get this error: Missing $ ...
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Is there any way to preview a bibliography inline? [duplicate]

Take a look at the article at this link: you will notice that mousing over hyperlinked citations generates a popup that previews the bibliographic entry corresponding to that citation. Is there a way ...
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How do I reference LaTeX help in my bibliography?

Basically I'm trying to reference properly for my dissertation, and I wondered if there's a manual somewhere I can quote - I can't find one.
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Error with chapterbib

I'm trying to make a chapter by chapter bibliography. I used chapterbib package, using rsc bibliography style. The problem is that it won't compile at the end. Here's part of the preamble i use ...
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Use of .bib JabRef Reference from TeXstudio

Jabref generates a .bib reference file. How can I use this in the TeXstudio?