{bibtex} is specifically about Oren Patashnik's BibTeX program, its .bib database file format, and use of these in creating documents. For general questions about bibliographies and citations, use {bibliographies} instead.

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inputenc error: problems reading in .bib file from jabref

i'm relatively new to latex, so forgive me, if thats a silly one: I'm using miktex and texstudio. I keep getting the following error message, which prevent me from building up or compiling a document ...
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Simple way of setting up two bibliographies

I want to split the bibliography into two parts, with one containing only works by a certain author and another all the rest. I tried figuring out how to do this with biblatex but got tangled up. ...
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references not being cited! [duplicate]

I do not know why those two references can not get cited. I only get a question mark instead of the reference number. I copy the name of the reference and I still have the error!. Here is what I ...
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Can I configure bibtex.exe to insert the command \interlinepenalty=10000 in the .bbl file?

The following question-answers show a method of avoiding page-breaks in between references: How can I prevent page break between lines of a paragraph or bibliography entry? ...
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Problem with bibliography compiling

I'm using Elsevier's elsarticle class to prepare my paper. There is a problem with compiling URL in bibliography. I have inserted the url with this format in .bib file(I'm using bibtex): @misc{A23, ...
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failed to find file .pdf perhaps it has been deleted [on hold]

i'm looking for a solution to this the whole day and i couldn't find. When i "Build and View" my document, in the view i recieve the message failed to find file Thesis.pdf` perhaps it has been ...
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How to preserve capital letters in Bibtex [duplicate]

I am writing a paper and am using Bibtex to create the bibliography. Everything works fine except that the capital letters in the titles of my references is not preserved in the PDF. For example, in ...
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How to modify the label style of bibliography?

I'm using natbib package and bibliography style ama which I would like to modify. The reference list should be listed like this: 1. Kapur NK, Musunuru K. Clinical efficiency and safety of statins in ...
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How to properly create an item in a .bib file for a press bulletin?

I'm working with WriteLatex and want to create an item in my .bib file; so I add the following to the file @misc{boletinDane2010, title ={Boletin de Prensa} author ={Departamento ...
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How detailed are citations supposed to be? [on hold]

at the moment, I'm writing my thesis and was wondering how detailed my citations should be. To create the bibliography, I use biblatex + biber as a backend (but the question is rather general). Let's ...
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Remove MathReview number in BibTeX

When using the "amsplain" style in BibTeX, it automatically prints MathReview MR numbers in the citation. For example if the citation entry looks like: @book {Babook, AUTHOR = {Baldwin, John T.}, ...
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Remote bibliography

Does someone know if it is possible to load a bibliography file located in Google Drive? For instance, I would like to use ...
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RevTex 4.1 - Extra comma in bibliography when JOURNAL field is empty

I have to compile a paper with RevTex 4.1 for submission purposes and I am running into trouble regarding the bibliography page. Whenever I have a citation of a paper which has not yet been published ...
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How to use biblatex with IEEE bibtex style?

http://mirrors.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/IEEEtran/bibtex/IEEEfull.bib defines a bibliography style. How to use that if I want to use biblatex to format my bibliography?
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Citing a cited reference

How would I go about doing this in BibTeX - http://www.reading.ac.uk/library/finding-info/guides/lib-citing-cited-ref.aspx Any ideas?
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In-text citations with two or more than two papers in apacite

When using the parenthetical citation with two or more than two papers in apacite, we can separate by comma: \usepackage{apacite} \cite{jorgenson2002projecting,solow1962technical}. This gives ...
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Large bibtex database

Is it a good idea to maintain a single large bibtex database or should one split it into multiple files? I have compiled a very large India-specific database (over 100,000 records) from various ...
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Reference full website title with BibTeX

When citing a website in Latex, not the full name is displayed. I already tried to change to @MISC, but with no result. My bibtex reference: @ONLINE{SiteMesh, title = {SiteMesh Home}, ...
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Compiling error when adding BibTeX entries [closed]

I recently made a .bib file with 5 entries and it worked perfectly. However, when I added 5 more entries today, it gave the following error: Paragraph ended before \OT1\. was complete When I remove ...
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bibtex - endnote - new references

I'm sure this has been answered somewhere else already, but still, I couldn't manage to find it out on the internet. In my group, I need to work with Endnote (on .doc files) to write shared papers. My ...
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Greek and English Language in bibliography using utf8 encoding and LaTeX

I am creating a document;it's main language beeing greek. What I am trying to do, unsuccessfully is to have bibliography entries in two languages, Greek and English that is. My code is ...
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Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item [closed]

I have created a separate file for references, called references.bib and I want to call it in my tex file with the following syntax \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \begin{document} ...
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Citing multiple chapters in the same book under the same reference number

I'm using bibtex and [super,comma,numbers,square]natbib to manage my bibliography at the moment. I've got a single book from which I'd like to cite multiple shorter passages, but I'd prefer to not ...
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How to cite a dictionary entry

What is the recommended BibTeX way to cite a single entry inside a dictionary? I do not want to cite a dictionary in its entirety, I want to point to a single entry in that dictionary. For example, ...
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Citations as footnotes?

Is there a simple way to get citations to appear as footnotes rather than as a section at the end of the article? Preferably using bibtex.
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BibTex does not include publisher in Book

Why does the following BibTex-entry not include the publisher? @book{billingsley, title={Convergence of Probability Measures}, author={P. Billingsley}, year={1968}, publisher={Wiley, New ...
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Bibliography in LaTeX: Spaces between words

I'm writing the bibliography. LaTeX don't write it well. I don't know why. I have tried the two methods: \begin{the bibliography} and using BiBTeX. The result is the same. The result is longer spaces ...
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biblatex-chicago etoolbox error: Invalid boolean Expression

I am using bibtex as the backend for my biblatex bibliography but there seems to be some clash between it and the etoolbox package that I don't understand. This is on a fresh install of TeXlive 2014. ...
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Bibliography in LaTeX: Spaces between words [duplicate]

I'm writing the bibliography. LaTeX don't write it well. I don't know why. I have tried the tow methods: \begin{thebibliography} and using BiBTeX. The result is the same. The result is longer spaces ...
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Customizing apacite style using bibtex in SWP

Sorry for the basic question, but I got stuck finishing up my thesis. I'm using Scientific Workplace 5.5 (very basic LaTeX literacy) and I need to customize apacite to meet the faculty requirements. ...
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Change bibtex in-text citation reference

I'm using this bst file which provides the unified style sheet for linguistics style as my bibliography style for my term paper http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.tex.linguistics/1047 but it's ...
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apsr.bst - Volume in bold but without number

I try to change a bst-file (American Political Science Review). At the moment the output looks like: Rose, Gideon. 1998. “Neoclassical Realism and Theories of Foreign Policy.” World Politics ...
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Bibliographical note with text appearing before the reference

I am trying to figure out how to have a bit of text in the bibliography before some entries. If a normal bibliographical entry is something like [25] Ash, Culotta, Fahrenkamp-Uppenbrink, ...
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How to cite a book chapter written by an author that is not the editor or author of the book with BibTeX?

I don't know how to cite a chapter written by an author that is not the editor or author of the book. How can I get the following citation? Grandstrand, O. (2004), 'Innovation and Intellectual ...
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Mendeley keeps adding month field to my .bib file

I go through and delete all the month = mmm fields so that my paper compiles without Last, First (YYYY, mmm) in the references. But if Mendeley is open (or when it is opened later) it adds back the ...
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APS (phys rev) bibliography without URL link

Phys Rev journals offer direct BibTeX output for each paper e.g. as here that is very handy to just copy-paste in a BibTeX file: @article{EXP_stack, title = {Calculation of Multichannel Reactions ...
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Use bibentry to produce references in CV without bibliography list: works but error [duplicate]

The following sample works for me, with res.cls and using pdflatex, bibtex and 2xpdflatex; however, it gives the error ! LaTeX Error: Lonely \item--perhaps a missing list environment. Is this ...
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Extract all citations from .tex file

Is there a fool-proof way to extract all bibtex citation-keys that are cited in a .tex file? I do not mean regular-expression magic on the .tex-file because this is bound to cause problems when ...
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biblatex: extract authors seperately

Given and BibTeX entry @articel{paper, author={Jane Doe and John Hansen and Tom Nielsen}, year={2012}, title={Paper title} } How do I make commands (using biblatex) that insert "Jane Doe, ...
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Texmaker can't find my bibtex file [closed]

First of al I'm working with texmaker So I made a bibliography.bib file and I've put in in the same folder as my .tex files (I've tried making a .bib file by hand and with BibDesk, but neither ...
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\citet and \citep in TeXstudio using natbib [duplicate]

I am new with respect to using TeXstudio and I have just written my article in TeXstudio, but I cannot get the citations right(?) I use the natbib in \usepackage in the preamble, it is stated before ...
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Is there a BibTeX “schema” somewhere?

Is there some specification of BibTeX fields and best practices for using them? E.g. I see people using eprint, is this specified somewhere? E.g. bibtexml is supposed to provide schemes for BibTeX, ...
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«Undefined reference» when using an URL in Bibtex

I'm trying to cite a Webpage in a latex report but it always fails during the compilation. Here is my .tex : \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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including the bibtex file as include section

I created a main files that includes different sections like the following: \documentclass[conference]{ieeeconf} \IEEEoverridecommandlockouts \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Lost when trying to use bibtex in Mactex

i think my probelm is probably pretty easy to solve. I have done research on the web on how to do it but never really been able to follow through. I have mactex and endnote running on MacOS 10.9.4 I ...
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enumerate bibliography items

I'm using bibtex, the package apacite and \bibliographystyle{apacite} \bibliography{tesis} I'm sorting the bibliography aphabetically (author-year) and everyting's ok except that I want to ...
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How do I fix 'org-reftex-citation: No bibliography defined in file' error?

I am using Debian Wheezy with Emacs24.4.50.1 and Org-Mode 8.2.6. I am using Kieren Healy's Emacs Starter Kit for the Social Science. http://kieranhealy.org/resources/emacs-starter-kit/ With this ...
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How to give BibTeX author names with diacritics and hyphen?

I am trying to give a bibtex record for an author whose name contains a diacritic and a hyphen. You may take this name as an example: Klopotsko Müller-Wachtendonk According to this answer I ...
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Biblatex: submitting to a journal

Suppose that I moved from BibTeX to biblatex. With BibTeX I just copied the content of .bbl file into final version of my paper before submitting it to a journal. What should I do at same stage having ...
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biblatex biber to \bibitem

I am a LaTeX really entusiastic newbie. Thus I am writing all my reports and articles using this wonderful tool. Unfortunately the editors of scientific review do not all have the same entusiasm ...