{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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URL of cited web site in bibliography

I am using natbib und 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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Possessive cite in biblatex-chicago (authordate)

For my master's thesis I changed my citation package from harvard with bibtex to biblatex-chicago with authordate and bibtex8, primarily because I need babel to translate my bibliography to Norwegian. ...
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Bibliography style which extracts only the initials of the first names

I would like the author names in the bibliography to be of the form "Lastname, A.B." I thought that it is the bibliography style file like APA or Chicago which will choose only the initials of the ...
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Get biblatex-chicago working

I'm writing an essay and I need to have superscript citations in either Chicago or MLA style. After a bit of searching (and a false start with natbib) this question seemed to indicate that Chicago ...
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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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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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Suppressing em-dashs for recurrent authors and letter suffixes for years when using biblatex-chicago

I am trying to generate a bibliography to summarize research in a certain field. The bibliography is required to be formatted Chicago style. Since this bibliography is not accompanying an actual ...
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Excessive fields in biblatex chicago author-date style

I am trying to produce simple latex document with bibliography, generated from Zotero (export in biblatex, "ISO Western 8859-1" encoding). For bibliography I use biblatex with biber as backend and try ...
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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} ...
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Missing Subsequent Citation?

[Preface: I'm certain this question has been posed before but I could not find a simplified example as described below. I did find other threads but regarding more complicated formatting....] With ...
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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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Why does biblatex-chicago print accessed twice in bibliography?

I am using biblatex-chicago to manage my bibliography but whenever I try to set a bibliography entry with the urldate field, it prints the word 'accessed' twice. I have created a minimal example to ...
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How do I omit the title from the shortened citations in BibLaTeX-Chicago?

I am writing a history essay using biblatex-chicago. My TA said that since I am only referencing one work by each author I should omit the title of the work from the shortened citations (each citation ...
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Adding page number to footnote citation

Is there a way to specify the page number to follow a footnote citation, so that I get something like, e.g.: John Doe, LaTeX Manual (New York: Smith Publishing, 2003), 33. I would like to be able to ...
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DMY date and serial comma with Biblatex-chicago

I am quite new to LaTeX, but I've been piecing some things together to develop a template with the style I use. Specifically, I need to use the Annals of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) ...
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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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Bibtex and Chicago style citations?

In the Chicago Manual of Style citation guidelines I find that one is to quote journal articles and italicize journals, books, and theses. But when I run the code below the output shows the journal ...
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Biblatex-chicago @incollection: showing the volume field for articles in multivolume work

Using biblatex-chicago, how can I make sure that the volume field of an @incollection entry is printed in the first citation? My entry looks something like this: ...
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Bibtex styles - undefined control sequence

The code below shows a .bib file generated with KBibTex which is meant to be a general database for some articles to be written from now on. @comment{x-kbibtex-personnameformatting=<%l><, ...
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Biblatex-chicago: \fullcite flips first and last name

I'm writing an annotated bibliography which requires full in-line citations in Chicago format. However, when I use biblatex-chicago and \fullcite to list the full citation, it varies from the ...
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Repeated Access Statement “Visited on” in biblatex-chicago

While trying the different biblatex referencing styles in texlive 2012, I came upon what I think might be a bug in biblatex-chicago. The access phrase "Visited on" was repeated. Has anyone had the ...
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unknown cbyeditor in biblatex-chicago

The biblatex-chicago extension yields unknown cbyeditor and cbytranslator terms when footcite is used and probably the french option in babel. The main file is: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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biblatex: Chicago-style page ranges

I am trying to shorten the page range of articles, as specified in the Chicago Manual of Style, pages 759-760. For the ones not familiar with it. I tried the solution given here in the list: ...
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Biblatex-Chicago: Double-underline and overlong title issues

I'm using LaTeX to typeset my senior thesis (undergrad) and we're required to cite in Chicago style. I've installed biblatex to use the chicago style, and run into the following issues. All the ...
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Automatic assignment of references to bibliography categories depending on origdate or date

I'm using biblatex-chicago with the author-date option. I love biblatex and biblatex-chicago and appreciate the work that has been put into it. I have a small question, however. I usually divide my ...
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Suppress field using chicago bibliography style

I am using the natbib package and chicago style to create my reference list. Some of the references in the bib file contain a field called "note" which is printed if I use the following: ...
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Citations as nouns in biblatex-Chicago

I'm trying to get started with biblatex-chicago, and have got stuck on how to refer to citations as nouns in the footnote style (that is, I want to say 'as \citeasnoun{lamport} says...'). [I think ...
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biblatex-chicago + a 'seenote' cross-reference

I'm trying to modify biblatex-chicago to meet the idiosyncratic style of a specific journal. One thing they insist on is that subsequent citations of a work should appear in a shortened form along ...
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Customized biblatex citation style for multi-volume government archive

I'm using biblatex-chicago to manage citations in my dissertation. I often cite a multi-volume collection, Foreign Relations of the United States, for which there is an accepted citation format. I've ...
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How to get BibLaTeX-chicago use title case capitalization?

According to the 16th version of the Chicago Manual of Style, titles in the reference list are now supposed to be capitalized in title case style rather than sentence casing. Yet, as far as I ...
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Cite two papers with same first author and year

I am using chicago.sty to reference papers. At one point, I have to reference two papers with the same first author and the same year. I don't want to use the cite option that shows all the authors. ...
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biblatex-chicago and mk4ht oolatex: formatting errors [closed]

The MWE below using biblatex-chicago yields a few formatting errors when formatted by mk4ht oolatex (the same file formatted by pdflatex produces correct output): Report – with mk4ht oolatex: no ...
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Are there any bibliography styles that look like this?

I realize this might seem very basic, but I have been looking all day and I cannot find a bibliography style that will give me references like the following: Baker, M. & K. Hale. 1990. ...
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Natbib and Chicago

What's the quickest way to adopt the Chicago style for the bibliography (assuming natbib is used)?
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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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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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How to remove parentheses from year in the references in chicago bibliography style

I'm using chicago bibliography style (\bibliographystyle{chicago}) and the references appear like: Leibowitz, A. (1974). Education and home production. The American Economic Review 64(2), ...
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Retaining double quotation marks in biblatex-chicago with British localization

I am using biblatex-chicago, current version (0.9.9b), with biber. I am loading babel with the british option in order to get the punctuation right (I need logical quoting). However, this also ...
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BibTeX, citing a podcast

What's the best way to cite a podcast using BibTeX, to match the Chicago Manual of Style? My guesses are: online, misc, audio, music. It's a recorded lecture, if that matters.
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Replace the “AND” between authors' names in citations and references with its equivalent in another language, e.g., Spanish

I have been using the achicago package and the babel package for spanish language. When I employ the two, references with multiple authors are shown in the citations like (Mukange and Manamela) but it ...
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Reference URLs with LaTeX and the chicago style manual?

I'm writing a paper with LaTeX and trying to get the \bibliographystyle to work correctly. I'm using the chicago manual reference style. In my .tex file a have declared: \usepackage{chicago} ...
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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 biblatex-chicago for my citations. When I compile my document I get the following warning. Since you are using the 'memoir' class, I'm ...
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biblatex-chicago & origdate

I have two entries by the same author, the second of which contains an origdate field with a range of years. If I print only the second entry, the date is fine: 1754--1755. But if I print both ...
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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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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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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} ...
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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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Book reviews entry in biblatex-chicago

I am using the review entry type in biblatex-chicago, and neither the biblatex-chicago nor the biblatex documentation have been helpful. The result I'd like to obtain is something at least close to ...
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Biblatex, print ISBN field in MISC entry type

Is it possible to force print isbn field in misc entry type? I've set biblatex to \usepackage[authordate,backend=bibtex]{biblatex-chicago} I've tried to do it with ...
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Biblatex[-chicago, authordate] footnote on first cite. Extra space put in parencite

Following http://www.texdev.net/2010/03/08/biblatex-numbered-citations-as-footnotes/ I made the following minimal example, that put the full citation in a margin note for the first time, when using ...