{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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bibtex vs. biber and biblatex vs. natbib

I've heard of many different bibliography-related packages/platforms/?. What's the difference between the following, which is good for what tasks, advantages/disadvantages, which one is the most ...
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On bibliography compilation

I'm using Gummi on Raspbian, and am trying to get a bibliography file to compile. I've tried a number of tricks already mentioned on this site, to no avail. The bibliography file is detected OK and ...
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LaTeX Warning: Citation 'wallerman' on page 9 undefined on input line 255

I'm having trouble citing something from my bibliography. I keep getting this error: LaTeX Warning: Citation 'wallerman' on page 9 undefined on input line 255. What does it mean, and I how do I fix ...
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ShareLaTeX and biblatex

I'm writing my thesis with my friend but I'm having serious problems getting biblatex to work with ShareLaTeX, it apparently has support (according to this blog: http://www.clarusft.com/sharelatex/). ...
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How to switch from biblatex+biber to natbib+bibtex?

Context I use the biblatex package coupled with biber (see terminology disambiguation) for my personal writings. I want to submit a paper using a template requiring the natbib package — hence the ...
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How to get DOI links in bibliography

I would like to add to all my bibliography items a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) link or a link to a download location. How can I do this with the natbib / BibTeX / hyperref combination? Currently ...
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How do I automatically generate BibTeX citation template in Kile?

When I want to cite something in BibTeX, I Google (for example) bibtex article and scour for pages with example templates filled out: @article{article, author = {Peter Adams}, title = {The ...
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How to sweave .bib file in Rstudio

I am new to using sweave (not new to r or latex). I have no idea how to get a .bib file to compile. I've tried the advice I saw on setting the TEXINPUTS, BIBINPUTS and BSTINPUTS to the path where the ...
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AGSM bibliography style sometimes doesn't abbreviate to “et al.” for duplicate author+year

With BibTeX and the harvard/AGSM style, some references (from authors who have multiple papers per year) aren't abbreviated to "et al.", with the addition of a, b, et cetera. For example, with the ...
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Error message in bibliography [on hold]

Can you please help with this error. It started suddenly. I didn't do anything at my .bib file My bib file code is @book{Hutton, author = "Hutton, David V", title = "Fundamentals of ...
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Edition of .bst file

Is it possible to edit *.bst file for making it sort bibliography in exact way? In other words, there is a bibliography style file: http://blog.harrix.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/utf8gost705u.rar. ...
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What package should I load to use refsegment?

I am using this thesis template: https://github.com/kks32/phd-thesis-template/ I want to print a reference list for each chapter. When I insert the following command I get a lot of errors. The ...
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Error “You can't pop an empty literal stack” in theapa.bst

I'm drafting a scientific journal article and seem to have encountered a problem with the .bst file provided by the journal. Here is a minimal example.tex: \documentclass[twoside,11pt]{article} ...
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Cite in footnotes instead of brackets using natbib/bibtex

I try to cite in my essay in the footnotes and I want the bibliography to automatically list the entries cited. In addition it would be nice to be able to format the citation by my own. Anyone any ...
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How to use BibTeX for putting a nice publication list in resume with document class (res.cls)

I am trying to put a publication list using BibTex into resume. But I do not know why it does not compile?. Here is my effort. Following is the code that I want to use BibTex for its publication ...
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Where can I find this bibliography style?

F. Black and M. Scholes. "The Pricing of Options and Corporate Liabilities." Journal of Political Economy 81 (May-June 1973), 637-59. M. Brennan and E. Schwartz. "The Valuation of American Put ...
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Why does biber increase compilation time of pdflatex runs dramatically (factor 2.8!!)?

Since I am using biber, the compilation time for my document has increased dramatically. It's a dissertation with <300 pages and a full latexmk compilation suddenly needed 26 minutes which is not ...
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help with Bibtex and TeXshop

Hi I've just switched from PC to Mac and I'm having a bear of a time getting TeXShop or TeXWorks to recognize my .bib or .bst files. I've tried a bunch of things suggested on the web, including here ...
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Implementation of “Title Case” in Bibtex

How is "title case" defined in bibtex? Which is the list of words not to capitalize, and in which file is it defined? Is it possible to change it? I checked the .bst file, but apparently it's ...
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How to hide month entry with unsrtnat bibliography style

Entries in my .bib file have a field in the date={year--month--day} format and in the bibliography it prints: April 1999 for instance. I want it to be simply 1999. How can you do it with the unsrtnat ...
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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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bibtex and biblatex customing in sharelatex

So I have fighting with this problem now two days. Result: nod good... In the picture is example what I try to do. First ones are made by hand and after "lähteet" is what biblatex is doing. I can't ...
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Working with Bib files in Word/LibreOffice

I've a huge database of books in .bib files. Are there any ways to import this database into Microsoft Word, Open Office, Libre Office etc.?
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Bibliography alphabetic ordering

comrades! Again, i've faced the problem of bibliography sorting with no clue how to deal with it. The issue is in the fact, that the specific requirments for russian papers make me use custom-made ...
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Use of \citet with bibliographystyle unsrt

While I use \citet{Titterington} and I use \bibliographystyle{unsrt} which all websites say is supposed to produce a citation in the main body like Titterington[1], for me produces a citation in the ...
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changing u. a. of German to et. al

I am using Texmaker under linux. My citations are like [author,year] which is as I want and I am using \bibliographystyle{dinat} and \usepackage[square]{natbib}. But I want to change [author u. a., ...
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Bibliography style: aunsrt

I tried to use style: aunsrt (sample) or aunsnot (sample) but both do not work. I have an error message about undefined control sequences. Other standard styles work. Do you know what I am doing ...
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Cite in footnotes not in brackets using bibtex/natbib

I try to cite in my essay in the footnotes and I want the bibliography to automatically list the entries cited. In addition it would be nice to be able to format the citation by my own. Anyone any ...
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How can I import nbib to emacs bib file

how can I import to emacs jabref the bibliographic contents exported from pubmed in nbib format?
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Sort References Yearly?

I need to Sort my references yearly, right now i have tried unsrt, plain. both of them are not working. I have written my bib file according to year though. All i need is to have my references sorted ...
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Beamer-bibtex multiple authors

I have been trying to include some references in beamer but the result does not look good at all if there are three authors involved. For instance, with this bibtex entry @Article{boudt2012gaussian, ...
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BibTeX Errors “the literal stack is empty” and “'128' is a function literal” with Optics Express Template

I'm having an issue compiling the bibliography for a document using the Optics Express Template. I get error messages which say: ---the literal stack isn't empty for entry Haug2004 while ...
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BibTex not truncating authors list in citation for some entries

I have been unable to find the solution to my problem in other questions, so here is the problem. 2 of my citations have 4 authors listed rather than having author et al. despite being the same format ...
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BibTeX failed for some reason after last MikTeX update [duplicate]

I just updated the MikTeX files but now i get an error regarding BibTeX. To add more : PdfLatex works fine, but PdfTexify returns the error:BibTeX failed for some reason FATAL texify - Source: ...
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Referencing a “two-part” surname

Currently my bibtex entry is this: @Article{CW12, author = "Neil Rankin and Vivian Sch{\"o}er and Christian Sebastiao and Corne Van Walbeek", title = "Predictors of academic performance: ...
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BibTeX: Abbreviate first name (aka given name) to 2 or 3 letters (not 1)

BibTeX can abbreviate first names, e.g. change Smith, John to J. Smith. In some languages, certain (not all) first names must be abbreviated with more than one letter (it's not optional as in the ...
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Google Scholar Import - Jabref

I am a huge fan of Jabref - and Google Scholar. Using the Scholar search in Jabref gives however unsatisfactory results. I am not getting the URL/DOI information - nor the PDF automatically ...
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Multiple bibliographies without repetitions

I know of multibib and some related packages but, as far as I understand, they do not seem to fit perfectly my needs. I would like to do the following. A main bibliography would list all items cited ...
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Order references alphabetically with “elsarticle-num-names.bst”

How Can I order my references alphabetically using the bibliographystyle "elsarticle-num-names.bst"?
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re-positioning volume number in legal bibliography

How can I re-position the volume number in a bibliographic entry? Law reviews use the format, Holmes, The Common Law, 42 Yale Law Journal 79 (1915), where "42" is the volume number, and "79" the first ...
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Alphadin change names to “I. Newton”

I want my entries to be of the form "I. Newton: Gravity" and for more than one author "I. Newton, A. Einstein: How to rule the world" followed by publisher and year. Is that possible in any way? At ...
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EID bib entry causes duplicate page numbers in citation with biblatex

ADS paper service usually provides the EID entry as well as the pages entry in their bibtex files. Both entries generally contain the page number of an article. Usually this doesn't seem to cause any ...
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Can texify be used to generate multiple bibliographies?

I'm using MikTex texify compiler driver and I have a document using the multibib package. The pdflatex compilation generates main.aux (which matches main.tex) and own.aux (generated using multibib). ...
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Remove period at end of bibliography items [duplicate]

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \nocite{test1,test2} \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{sample} \end{document} And the ...
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Add dot/period to every reference spbasic

I'm using natbib for an article to be published in a Springer journal. I am using all their style spbasic.bst but i would like to have a dot at the end of every reference! Can somebody tell me ...
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Is it normal for BibTeX to replace similar author names with “------”?

In my .bib file, I have two entries with exactly the same author names: @article{Seshadrinathan2010A-Subjective-St, Author = {K. Seshadrinathan and R. Soundararajan and A. C. Bovik and L. K. ...
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natbib with Vancouver bibliography style

I'm write a document of type tufte-handout, and wanted to use Vancouver reference style for bibliography, however I get the following error: Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with ...
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Lyx References Broken

I lately moved my .lyx file to a different computer. Now all my citations and Formatted cross-references to subsections are broken. Formatted references to sections and images are still working for ...
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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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Are there any command for producing the BibTeX logo?

we all know \TeX produces the TeX logo and \LaTeX produces the LaTeX logo. But there seems no command like \BibTeX for producing the BibTeX logo, while Wikipedia adopts a complicated workaround: ...