{chicago-style} is about bibliography questions using the style prescribed by the Chicago Manual of Style. Use this tag in addition to the tag for the specific package you use to implement the style.

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Change style of date to British style using chicago

I am using British English throughout my document. However, biblatex-chicago uses American style Dates e.g. "February 3, 2016". I would like to change it to British style: "3rd February, 2016". How ...
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Natbib confused with same first author and year but different coauthors

I want to cite the three papers by same first author but different coauthors all published in the same year. This gives me an error: the same citation without distinguishing or adding extra letter. \...
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References from same author order randomly (not by year)

In my bibliography (Chicago Style), references from the same author order not by year but randomly (as it seems). I am using the following specifications: \documentclass[11pt,oneside]{report} \...
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How do I suppress the “number” field in a bibliographic entry of type “@article”?

I am using latex together with the chicago style. I would like to suppress the number field (not page number but number of journal) in the bibliography. How do I do it? \documentclass{article} \...
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Large .bib file does not work in LaTeX [closed]

I am using a large .bib file created from Mendeley. Citations appear as (?) and bbl file is empty. I tried natbib and chicago packages and the behavior is the same. If I use a small .bib file my code ...
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How to properly format an @article without a title in biblatex-chicago?

I am writing a document with biblatex-chicago and have to cite a newspaper article. My bibliography manager Citavi suggests using the @article type for this. Unfortunately, the said newspaper article ...
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Linking footnotes back to the original text using the biblatex-chicago package

I am currently working on an e-book using Latex and Biber. The package that I am using for footnotes is the biblatex-chicago package. I can successfully link to a footnote from, say, a paragraph, ...
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Bibtex Chicago Style: need to change truncaation setting for lists of three or more authors

I am using Bibtex, Natbib and Chicago Style. However, I need a changed format for authors. If there are 3 or more authors, only the first one should be mentioned, followed by "et al.". At the moment, ...
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Change \footcite style

I use \footcite and \endnote for my note (I copied the related part only). \documentclass[report, 10.5pt, a4paper, oneside, openany, dvipdfmx]{jsarticle} %--citation \usepackage[backend=bibtex,notes,...
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How can I edit footnote style in memoir class when using biblatex-chicago?

I am using the memoir class for my theis together with package biblatex-chicago for my citations. When I compile my document I get the following warning from biblatex-chicago. Since you are using ...
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Mixing notes style and authordate style in biblatex-chicago (the example of letters)

I'm having a problem with biblatex-chicago's authordate style and citing @letters. In line with the Chicago Manual of Style's general guidelines, I don't list @letters in the bibliography. Instead, I ...
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How do I suppress the repetition of \nameaddon information in a biblatex-chicago bibliography?

I am using the nameaddon field to include death dates of certain authors in my bibliography (biblatex-chicago with Biber backend). Thanks to @moewe I am using \AtEveryCitekey{\clearfield{nameaddon}} ...
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How to get other citations than \cite work with chicago package. E.g. \fullcite

I have gotten a template from my university in which I have added a bibliography. Since I am not very experienced with LaTex, I have no clue about all the packages that are included in my template. ...
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suppressing dashes in bibliography

I am using the biblatex chicago package. It's producing dashes for a repeating author in the bibliography. I tried different solution like, for example, including \makeatletter \AtEveryBibitem{% \...
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remove “pp.” from references produced by chicago style, re-position page numbers

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath,amsthm,amsfonts} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{lscape} \usepackage{dcolumn} \...
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Biblatex-Chicago Author-Date in Footnote

I have looked at Guidelines for customizing biblatex styles but still need some help. I want a second non-consecutive footnote to be Author Year, p. Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer (NY:NYU P.,1990), 201. ...
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Unexpected behavior with biblatex-chicago and references with more than three authors

I have an unexpected behavior using biblatex-chicago and references with more than three authors. An MWE of my TeX: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,authordate,uniquelist]{biblatex-...
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Chicago-style citations of CJK documents (e.g. American Oriental Society): Name order; transcribed/translated titles

Is there a way to produce Chicago-style citations of material written in Chinese, Japanese, for an English-language paper using biblatex-chicago? I want to produce a citation that looks like: Li ...
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How to replace brackets with quotation marks in titles

I am working on a paper using biblatex-chicago and I get the titles of both article and inbook entries framed in those brackets: «» . The journal requires doble inverted commas in both cases. I ...
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biblatex(-chicago) never settles, bug?

I have a bibliography which refuses to settle. It keeps switching between two states: next page: and next page: It seems that biblatex, or biblatex-chicago, when replacing the author's ...
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Difference between biblatex [style=chicago] and biblatex-chicago packages?

I would like to know what the difference is between \usepackage[authordate,backend=biber]{biblatex-chicago} and \usepackage[style=chicago-authordate,backend=biber]{biblatex}?
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Finding out automatically generated sortkeys

If I want to manually place an entry in my bibliography at another place I can do so using the sortkey. But, to be able to do that I will need to know its neighbours' sortkeys or whatever the ...
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URL of cited web site in bibliography

I am using natbib with the chicago style as bibliography style. I am trying to cite a web site, but in the bibliography the URL (given in the BibTeX entry) is not printed. Is there a simple solution ...
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Bibliography entry for a volume of a book which has its own (sub-)title

I am wondering how to use biblatex for a bibliographical entry for a book in two volumes which have (sub-)titles of their own. I am expecting something similar to the first entry in my exemplary ...
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Put parentheses around year in citation

I have the following Latex code, where I use biber and chicago style for citations: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english,ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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Can I suppress \nameaddon in Footnotes without using \shortcite in Biblatex-Chicago? [duplicate]

I am using the nameaddon field to include death dates of certain authors in my bibliography. This is working well in the bibliography at the end, but doesn't always give the results I want in the ...
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Using `\headlesscite` with `biblatex-chicago`: how to keep ibids lower-case

I format my bibliography with biblatex-chicago. I have been using the ibid option so when two consecutive citations are to the same work, the second one is typeset as "ibid." followed by the page ...
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Formatting issues with biblatex-chicago

I'm trying to get this output through biblatex, “Prospects of Slavery Expansion,” Charleston Mercury. In The Causes of the Civil War, edited by Kenneth Stampp, 148-49. New York: Touchstone, ...
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substituting “and others” for “et al.” in the bst file

I have several references for which I do not have the last authors. In the bibtex file, references have: author = {Author1 and Author2 and Author3 and Author4 and Author5 and Author6 and others} ...
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Chicago-biblatex error

I am very new to LaTeX and the world of programming in general, and I am writing my M.A. thesis using LaTeX. The Chicago style is required for my thesis, so I got the biblatex-chicago package. this ...
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Chicago-style citations of CJK documents #2

I'm regularly citing East Asian material in styles similar to HJAS (but sometimes in the author-date style). This has been possible thanks to the ingenious solution offered in Chicago-style citations ...
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Biblatex-chicago notes sorting same year

I'm sorry if this has already been answered elsewhere, but I couldn't find it. I would like to get Biblatex-chicago-notes to sort my bibliography when there are several works published the same year ...
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Invert author name Chicago bibliography syle

I am writting my Phd Thesis with Latex using the Chicago bibliography style. I have a doubt regarding this topic; when I have a journal article with serveral authors, the author citation in the ...
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Excessive fields in biblatex could not be removed if using \fullcite

Combination of biblatex-chicago and Zotero produces many excessive fileds in the bibliography. This problem could be solved by adding to the preambule caveats like this: \AtEveryBibitem{% \...
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biblatex-chicago not properly formatting citations after latest texlive

I have the following in my preamble: \usepackage[notes,natbib,backend=biber,idemtracker=context,ibidtracker=context]{biblatex-chicago} This should, in the first instance of a citation (in this case,...
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Missing space in biblatex-chicago bibliographies for articles without number entries

I'm searching for a fix for a problem with biblatex-chicago's authordate-styled bibliographies. They omit the space between the volume and pages fields if article entries lack a number (issue) field. ...
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Get full reference in chicago footnote

I am a complete beginner with Latex so please bare with me... I am trying to use the chicago package (\usepackage{chicago} ) in order to reference other papers in mine. Does Latex do all the ...
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Remove punctuation between urlseen and url, using biblatex (American Sociological Association reference formatting)

I've just about gotten my bibliography up to my advisor's standards, but there's one thing that I just can't seem to figure out. I need to remove the punctuation between the printouts of {urlseen} ...
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How can I create a Chicago Manual of Style formatted document in LaTeX?

I have an assignment which requires me to use CMS formatting, double spaced, in 12pt font. I'd rather avoid using the much inferior "Word" or "Writer" programs -- in particular I like how LaTeX ...
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Translator name in biblatex-chicago — what am I doing wrong?

Been struggling with this for... too long. This (template I found) works: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[danish]{babel} \usepackage[ backend=biber ]{biblatex-chicago} \...
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Having trouble with my citations

So I'm having problems with the implementation of biblatex-chicago. When I compile the document only some of the information for each citation actually gets into the document, and it seems to be ...
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Biblatex-Chicago: Comma after \Citetitle should appear before closing quotation mark [closed]

According to the Chicago Manual of Style, a comma should appear immediately before, not after, a closing quotation mark adjacent to it. This convention is known as "American-style punctuation." For ...
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Chicago style references in latex

I have to use chicago reference style for my thesis references. Below are two example references can anyone tell me which exactly is chicago style. Gao, G. and K. Whitehouse (2009). The self-...
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Is there a way to just compile contents of a .bib file? [duplicate]

Probably a complete newbie question. When writing with LaTeX I have no problem with my bibliography but of course it only compiles entries that I have cited in my document. I would have all my ...
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Year missing in citation with biblatex and chicago-authordate style [closed]

I am using Texmaker 4.0.2 to compile a document with citations and I need them in the chicago-authordate style. When I compile the document and look at the pdf, the in-text citations are there, but ...
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How to cite tweets?

Is there a smart way to cite tweets? I'm using the Chicago Manual of Style, and all they say is this, which is not really a guide, yet. Ideally, you'd be able to have a macro where you just put the ...
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biblatex: How to ignore articles (an, the) when sorting the bibliography?

I have several .bib entries whose titles start with 'An' or 'The'. I'm using Chicago style and I have to ignore those words when sorting. Thus "A Critical Study" should come after "Basic Theory," ...
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How can I use full citations in footnotes using natbib, chicago style?

I tried using the bibentry package as many people mention on here, but for some reason it will not work with chicago style. I am using BibDesk with a bbl bibliography. This is what my header looks ...
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Problems citing letters published in articles in biblatex-chicago

I'm having trouble citing @letters printed as part of an @article using biblatex-chicago. This is my MWE: \documentclass[utf8,12pt,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage{fontspec} \defaultfontfeatures{...
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Cannot convert to Chicago style in biblatex-chicago with notes [closed]

could you please help me! I need to convert a text to Chicago style with short notes and bibliography afterwards, like this: as Dahl has shown,56 Notes 56. Dahl, Democracy, Chs 1 and 2. ...