{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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Text before references, but after bibliography title with BibTeX

How can I put some introductory text before the references in BibTeX, but after the bibliography title? I have found some reference to \bibintro, but it does not compile. I have tried with a fake ...
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Updated AMA.bst file?

Dear LaTeX/BibTeX gurus, I have one final hurdle to overcome to satisfy my university's thesis editors: proper bibliography formatting. Throughout the entire process I simply declared ...
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Suppress abbreviated citation in list of references when using nocite

Dear TeX Exchange users, I'm converting a MS Word document to LaTeX and am using \nocite{*} to include a bibliography of references that are not cited within the .tex document using \cite, rather are ...
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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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Placing a .bib file in a package folder - TeXWorks can't find it?

I have created a courses.bib database file for all my course litterature, which I have placed along with a package of mine named tlnames.sty that defines some related macros. The folder in which both ...
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Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations

I have a basic tex file and a bibliography which is exported from Mendeley However, when I want to cite in the author-year style, I get the error: Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible ...
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Bib sorting without author

This is what one of my sources looks like @misc{Madlena11, Author={Chavala Madlena}, Publisher={Guardian}, Title = {Telecomix: tech support for the Arab spring}, url = ...
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APA conform \bibentry in document's body using natbib

I would like to cite some bibentries in full text in the body of my document. @Gonzalo Medina provided a solution to an almost identical problem which is (marginally modified) shown below. ...
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Bibliography style unsrt.bst - volume bold

I am using the unsrt.bst bibliography style. The only thing I need to change is the volume into bold. I found this post Harvard agsm bibliography style no comma and bold volume and I changed { ...
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How to use HARVARD STYLE bibliography

I've just started using LaTeX in my assignments, and I've got some questions about the bibliography. This are the commands I am using at the moment: \bibliographystyle{amsplain} ...
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Additional references in BibTeX

I have a master BibTeX file that gets updated and maintained by BibDesk. I link to it from my TeX documents, but would sometimes like to add "on the fly" references without having to add these to ...
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Is there a program/script to check BibTeX files against compliance (e.g. APA style)? [closed]

Is there a program or a script to check BibTeX files against compliance against a standard (e.g. APA style)? For example, author with two initials should be stored with the two initials separated ...
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Bold of authors list changes style with bibtex

This is related to another question I had, but when I try to make an entire entry bold in my bilbiliography, it changes the format of the author list. I would like to be able to make only some ...
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Bibtex author name - unusual use case

I need to cite a paper whose author apparently wishes to be known as "A.James Hancock" (I changed the actual name). How do I get the abbrv style to produce that? I keep getting A.Hancock.
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How to change bibliographic style file (.bst) in case of entry with same authors

I'm using BibTeX for editing my references in a dissertation with the mcbride.bst style. According to the rules I have to write --- when I have a reference entry with the same authors, e.g. Author ...
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APA formatting and changing the parameters

So my teacher is being really picky with the APA formatting of my paper and I decided to use LaTeX to typeset my paper (currently its 21 pages). I used the package \usepackage[man]{apa} which has ...
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Multiple references separated by semi-colon

The following is in the preamble I "inherited": \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amssymb} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \renewcommand{\headrulewidth}{0.1pt} % ...
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Why does Latex/Bibtex need three passes to clear up all warnings?

As explained by Andy Roberts, if you need to compile a new document with bibtex citations, then you need to run latex three times, and bibtex once: latex document bibtex document latex document latex ...
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Elegant way to make entire citation bold

Is it possible to make an entire reference appear bold in the references section when using BibTeX? I'm using the IEEE templates and .bst. I found this related question, but is there a more elegant ...
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Transforming the .bib file to get upper cases

With the following entry in the .bib file @ARTICLE{a1, AUTHOR="M., J. J.", TITLE="My Sample Title", JOURNAL="Journal Name", pages="132--234", YEAR=2000` } and with \bibliographystyle{plain} in the ...
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No hyper refs from citation to bibliography using BiBTeX, hyperref and harvard

I am trying to get internal hyperrefs from citation to the bibliography page. I am using BiBTeX, the harvard package, the hyperref package with optional [hidelinks]. The latter works fine to me on the ...
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Punctuation between authors in bibliography?

I am finalizing my doctoral dissertation in LaTeX, and before printing my university has some very specific requirements regarding the formatting of the references section. Using makebst I have been ...
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natbib authoryear error [closed]

I'm getting natbib error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations. The 'help' says Check the bibliography entries for non-compliant syntax, or select author-year Bibtex style ...
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Problem organising Harvard bibliography

Please help! My thesis bibliography is formatted in a modified Harvard-esque style (natbib). My examiners have requested that multiple papers by the same first author are cited in date order, but I ...
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How do I make a bibtex style file compatible with natbib author citations

I'm trying to convert my manuscript to PloS Comp Bio style. They provide a BibTeX style file. This works fine for inline citations with \usepackage[numbers,sort&compress]{natbib} (i.e. ...
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BibTex - Show ISBN number?

Is it possible to show the ISBN/ISSN fields of books with BibTeX? For instance, I have the following entry on my .bib file: @book{QueueSystems, author = "Leonard Kleinrock", title = ...
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Gummi breaking on inclusion of bibliography [closed]

Gummi is refusing to compile whenever I include the line \bibliography{bibliog.bib}{} I've tried with and without the .bib and it doesn't seem to matter what the contents of the file are (I've even ...
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How to cite Wolfram Web Resources in Bibtex?

Wolfram offers very helpful web resources for mathematical terminology. Every article has a short note at the end, e.g. in Tree it says: CITE THIS AS: Weisstein, Eric W. "Tree." From ...
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Adding urldate to url function? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: urldate in BibTeX gets ignored My university has their own .bst file for outputting references. But the urldate of internet articles is not included. There is a function ...
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Using different bibliographic styles in the same document [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I have two different styles of bibliography in the same document? I'd like to use in the same document: the numerical style in natbib to list my own bibliography ...
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Change definition of \sameauthors to turn off by same dash

I am using the amsplain style for the bibliography, but I do not want the dash instead of the names of duplicated authors. I found this post Is it normal for BibTeX to replace similar author names ...
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How do I print the cite key along with the entire .bib file?

I am trying to print an entire *.bib file. I would like to print the citation key along with all the entries in the .bib file. I can print my bibligraphic data file (.bib) but cannot get it to print ...
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Getting rid of DOI, ISSN links from bibliography

In light of this and this AND if I'd want to use pdflatex instead of biblatex, how do I get rid of doi, ISSN links from my bibliography? I can write a script such as here but that leaves a , hanging ...
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Adding a space before each item in a multi-item citation

I am using JabRef with Lyx, and currently when I insert a multi-item citation in my document, it shows up something like this: [8,10,23] in the output, without any space before each item (except for ...
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Empty bibliography style?

I often have to create documents with multiple sections, and each section might have contain references, which of course are global to the document. I want to be able to compile one section of the ...
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BibTeX Error Message

I am running LaTeX on a Mac and am getting the following error message when I run BibTeX: White space in argument---line 19 of file file.aux : \bibdata{\protect : \unhbox \voidb@x ...
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Using BibTeX bibliography file for a conference paper with predefined style

I'm writing a conference paper that has to be formatted using certain .sty file. For all other work, I'm maintaining one bibliography.bib, I'd like to use here as well. Is it possible? In the ...
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Referring to a website in `bibtex`

I am referring to a website in a scientific paper, the website is providing some stats. What do I write in the author field? The stats are collected using programs installed on some players PCs. I ...
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Add access date to custom bibliography style created with makebst [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add “Retrieved”, “Last accessed” or similar information to authoryear in biblatex I use JabRef 2.8b2 to organize my bibliography references. I ...
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Italicizing an Author in Biblatex

I would like to italicize the presenting author's name for conference papers in my bibliography. I am using biblatex and I don't know how to do it. (I also don't know how to do it with bibtex.) I ...
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Multiple bibliographies and one global bibliography - all with global labels

What I want is the following: I have a tex file with several \sections, each with their own bibliography at the end and their own bib file. In every section several entries of the bib file are \cited ...
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Get latex output of \cite

Is there a way to get the output of what latex would use to the write the citation in latex? For example, if I'm running bibtex and I want to just get the latex output of what would generate my ...
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natbib | Question Mark instead of Citation

I've spend hours already trying to get natbib running. Im using Texmaker on Windows XP and just cannot find the problem: I made sure the link to the .bib file is correct I changed the bibliography ...
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Unable to print the bibliography with memoir

I have the following layout in my document: \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[paper=letterpaper]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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Common bib file for several collaborators

I'm currently writing a few papers with several co-authors, and we are all using LaTeX. All of us have access to and use mendeley, so we have the same set of references in our respective local .bib ...
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urldate in BibTeX gets ignored

I cite online ressources like this in my .bib file: @misc{JavaCross, author = {Sun}, title = {Java Sun: Definition Cross Plattform}, note = ...
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Is there a tool for generating journal names' abbreviations

Having a BibTeT file with full journal titles in it, I'm looking for a tool to construct a list of abbreviations following ISSN standard (it specifies how to abbreviate individual words, which should ...
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Why this bibtex entry give me a 'undefined control sequence'?

Having this bibtex entry in file.bib: @ARTICLE{Silva2007, author = {Newton José Rodrigues da Silva and Jean-Eudes Beuret and Olivier Mikolasek and Guy Fontenelle and Lionel Dabbadie and Maria Inez ...
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Are there tools for importing patents from patent databases into BibTeX?

I need to import a large number of patents (e.g., all the patents by a particular inventor or assigned to a specific assignee) into BibTeX format. Are there tools for doing this? I'm not interested ...
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Are there tools for importing from CSV to BibTeX?

I'm seeking a way to get my books database, stored on Goodreads, into BibTeX form. As near as I can tell, Goodreads provides no support for this directly, but does provide for CSV export (on the ...