{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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How to add URL access date to MLA or APA

I'm currently using the mla-good.bst file for natbib (available as mla-good.bst.zip), but I suppose I don't really care if I use APA or MLA, so I may switch later. The problem I am having is that I ...
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Set custom bibtex call in Vim latex suite on windows (to add --include-directory)

I would like to use one .bib file for everything and not have to keep a copy in each project's folder. By reading around I see that if I were calling bibtex manually, then I could add the string ...
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Preserving capitalization in BibTeX titles [duplicate]

I use the LaTeX wikibook a lot and found this solution to preserving capitalization in titles, which is to wrap letters (or whole titles) in curly braces. The phrase "In the event that BibTeX has been ...
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xelatex+bibtex ignores my \bibstyle definition

Here is the relevant part of the preamble: \usepackage[natbib=true]{biblatex} \bibstyle{huszak} \bibliography{references.bib} I have a huszak.bst file in the same directory as the document. I ...
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How to escape the & (ampersand) character in BibTeX?

I would like to put a & character in a BibTeX publisher tag. Thus far I have tried: \& {&} {\&} "&" with the full value enclosed in curly braces and double quotes. No matter ...
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Accented (French) characters in BibTeX database

I am having some difficulty using French letters in my LaTeX document. In my bibliography, I have this reference: @article{CLDM03, title={A Cinematography System for Virtual Storytelling}, ...
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Sorting the bibliography by entry type

I am using BibTeX. For overall configuration I use a .cls file. I am looking for a way to sort the bibliography in this order: Books, articles, and miscellaneous. Currently all types of materials get ...
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Automatically dereference DOI to .bib?

Is there an established way to, given a list of DOI identifiers, produce a .bib file containing the citation information?
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Compile LaTeX with BibTeX and glossaries

i need a little of help here. Till now wat I now is that to compile a latex into a pdf with bibtex references i need to execute the next sequence: 1. pdflatex document.tex 2. bibtex document.tex 3. ...
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Advantages of EndNote over BibTex, if any

Strictly speaking, this is not a LaTeX question. However, I suspect it will be very interesting to LaTeX users. What are the advantages of using a commercial reference management system like EndNote ...
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add custom citation that differs in format than the rest

This has been bugging me for quite some time now but can't find a nice way to work it out. I have a list of citations that follow the regular author. Year. Title. Journal. Volume: Pages layout. I ...
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Missing character in BibTeX

During compiling literature using BibTeX I've got the following message in the log file: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-1.40.10 (MiKTeX 2.8) (preloaded format=pdftex 010.12.7) 7 DEC 2010 00:33 ...
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KBibTeX for other languages

I'm compiling bibliography using KBibTeX. However, when there are multiple authors, it uses the word and. Is there a way to tell KBibTeX to use another word for it, for example y (Spanish) without ...
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Best script for automatically copying references from a centralised bib file based on aux file [duplicate]

In a previous question I asked about best practices when managing multiple bibtex files. One strategy involves having a single centralised bibtex file. Then, citations in a particular article are ...
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Running BibTex from TextMate

I'm trying to run bibtex from TextMate, but it doesn't seem to be working. After I run pdflatex from Textmate, I click "Run BibTeX" to which I get the following This is BibTeX, Version 0.99c (Web2C ...
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Strategy for managing multiple Bibtex files

My work involves producing various documents with citations (e.g., journal articles, conference presentations, reports, etc.). Publications cite references, and references can be specific to a given ...
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Why does bibtex not compile?

I have added the bib file refs.bib to the directory but I get errors indicating that the references are undefined. foo.tex: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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editing and sorting references

I have a project split into several tex files that I make through Sweave (an R function that weaves together LaTeX and R code). One of the files contains lines for references: \section{Viri in ...
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Import Word 2007 bibliography into JabRef?

I have a bibliography list in Word 2007, but want to import them into JabRef (bibTex). I have searched around, the bibliography in Word is stored in an XML file, but JabRef does not import via such ...
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Putting different types of references in natbib harvard style.

I am using natbib and its agsm style for the harvard style reference formatting in my report. A sample would be like this. Kivi, A. (2009), ‘Measuring mobile service usage: methods and measurement ...
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Bibtex entry for white papers and technical reports.

I have writing my first Latex document so this may be bit of a beginners questions. I have using the natbib package for agsm harvard style bibliography in my report. I have to cite a few reports I ...
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A tool for creating bibtex entries from MARC tags?

My library provides citation information for books in several formats, but not as bibtex entries. One standard format is the so-called MARC manual tags, which are human incomprehensible, but at least ...
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How do I use the IEEE bibliography commands?

I'm trying to layout a short article using the IEEE latex style guide. I'm having difficulty with the final part of their bibliography instructions as I want to reference an external .bib file. I have ...
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Merging Bibliographies

I have several .bib files, which I'd like to merge together into one. Due to the considerable effort involved in doing it manually I am looking for tool support. The only tool I found so far is ...
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BibTeX: change field labels

I currently have a BibTeX entry for a book, of which I want to cite a section, like this: @inbook{..., chapter = {1}, ...} During the output of the bibliography, this will be printed as ..., ...
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Bibtex Automatic replacement of 4+ authors with et al.

When copying bibtex entries from journal websites, they usually include a lot of information, and not all of it is necessary depending on the journal you are submitting the paper too. Currently I ...
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Redundancy in bib file: conditionally suppress url if same as doi?

Mathscinet gives bibtex entries with both a doi and a url field included. Typically they look something like @article {some-article, […] DOI = {10.1016/j.apal.2008.12.003}, URL = ...
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BibTeX work in Miktex 2.7, but in version 2.8 does not work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In BibTeX say: One or more errors occured! please check the options!, what can I do? In a computer with Miktex 2.7 a run bibtex works very well, but in another computer ...
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In BibTeX say: One or more errors occured! please check the options!, what can I do?

When I try to run Bibtex a window error is open that say One or more errors occured! please check the options! I do not understand!, What can I do? Thanks Mario
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Custom .bst style and reformatting \cite entries

I have created a custom .bst file with makebst. I managed to reformat the thebibliography-environment entries look by editing the .bst file by hand. This wasn't a hard task. But, now I would like to ...
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Bibliography Autokey Generation in batch mode

Is it possible to generate the bibtex keys for many bibliography entries at the same time or in a batch mode? I am using Jabref for the bibliograpy database and get the bibtex key while inputting ...
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How to make \citet* display full list of authors?

When I am using the natbib package with apalike bibliography style \citet* displays only an abbreviated list of authors, such as Lemarechal et al. (1995). How can I make it display a full list of ...
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Can BibTeX ignore optional arguments?

Is it possible to get BibTeX to ignore certain optional arguments? For example, if the .bib file has many entries with language = {English}, and you wish for a certain file's bibliography to not say ...
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Can a bibtex entry be given more than one reference name?

I would like to give some of my bibtex entries multiple reference names, without duplicating the entry. Is this possible? My reason is that I have a reference name scheme in my master bibtex file, ...
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Using jabref generated bibliography with lyx

I'm using a jabref generated bibliography in lyx according to the following instructions: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=477632 It works well, except for one type of error which I cannot ...
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Is it possible to get unsrt + abbrv bibliography?

Is there a ready made BibTeX bibliography style file that both: (1) prints author names abbreviated (like abbrv) in the references section and (2) sorts references numerically in citation order (like ...
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BibTex error when fields have {'s around them

I'm gradually getting used to using BibTeX for citing references in my LaTeX documents, but I've run into a bit of a problem. I'm using natbib so that I get Harvard-style citations, but I get a ...
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Is there a BibTeX style that sorts references in reverse chronological order?

I am putting together a CV in latex, and I am trying to get my list of publications to display in reverse chronological order. I can use \bibliographystyle{unsrt} as a workaround, and just order the ...
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How to place a full citation in the abstract using BibTeX?

This question is similar to this one but not exactly the same. I would like to include a reference in the abstract of a paper. This reference should be the full reference, not a key, and it should ...
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BibTeX equivalent with CiteULike support?

There was recently a question about finding BibTeX formatted citations, which listed CiteULike. I would love to take the shortcut, and replace the BibTeX executable with cultex, which takes CiteULike ...
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How to cite an article from Arxiv using bibtex

This is a question about how to use bibtex to cite a preprint from Arxiv. Suppose I have: @ARTICLE{BM:1999, AUTHOR = {First, Author AND Second, Author}, TITLE = {The title of this article}, ...
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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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Using Harvard referencing style

Can someone point me to some good instructions and resources on how to setup Harvard referencing style (a.k.a. Author-year) with bibtex in a LaTeX document? The final formatting of the bibliography ...
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How should I handle bibtex files of my co-authors?

I have my own master bibtex files that I use in all my research papers, which I strive to keep up-to-date. However, I have numerous co-authors with whom I am writing papers, and they sometimes send ...
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Making bibtex reference entry bold?

How do I make some reference entries bold in bibtex?
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How can I use BibTeX to cite a web page?

I'm looking to cite a number of web pages using bibtex and I was wondering if there was a specific template of the form @<template name here> for doing that. If you could use the following ...
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BibTeX and beamer

I'm working on a presentation that will be given to a very small group of people (3-5 people) that has a lot of citations (100-200), any one of which could be interesting to the audience at a given ...
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Subscripts in bibtex

I've got references that have math markup in their titles, and I'm having trouble getting bibtex to compile subscript output. For instance, a title including $\mathcal{A}_5$ comes out as though it ...
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Using abntcite, \citeauthor puts the author's name in caps. How can I fix it?

The documentation uses numeric citations instead, so maybe that's why that doesn't happen there. I can't change my citations to numeric ones though.
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Bibliography entry containing <>

Using BibTeX, I'm trying to add a DOI 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0118(199902)30:2<71::AID-JGT1>3.0.CO;2-G to my bibliography. However, the presence of the < and > characters causes problems. Is ...