{natbib} is a package for bibliographies and citations. It is especially designed for the author-year type citation styles that are common in the natural and social sciences.

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Sorting the references in alphabetically in chronological order according to authors last name

i have submitted a paper to Elsevier Journal (Information Sciences). The editor has told me to sort the entries (references) in alphabetical order according to authors last name. I searched a lot but ...
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bibliography producing extra number at the end

When I compile my document, I get an extra number at the end. How can I get round to work on actually citation and remove the superfluous (1)? .bib @online{BLS, author = {Bureau of ...
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Latex cite in order of appearance natbib

What is the EASIEST solution to sort the citation in order ? Currently mine showing [1] then [5] then [4]..... So many threads asking about the same problem but doesnt work for me. My code below. I ...
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How to reduce font size of only the citation marks when using natbib in Beamer or LaTeX?

I would like to reduce the size of the actual citation marks (that you get as a result of cite{key}) and make it half of the size of the regular font. Is this possible? I am using \documentclass[11pt]{...
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How do I edit the apa.bst file so that it prints the full first name?

I'm using the natbib package. My bibliography style is the apa.bst file. It currently prints the citation like this: Gill, J. (1999). The Insignificance of Null Hypothesis Significance Testing. ...
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Converting number to author-year citations using natbib in book with chapters?

I've been struggling with this problem a lot. I want to change the number like citations to author-year (something like apalike, e.g. from [1] to Sims (2000)). The problem is that I have a book with ...
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Not all entries of .bib file converted to .bbl [closed]

I am new to LaTeX. So far I was able to deal with everything by searching the internet. But now I am stuck! I use TeXmaker as an editor. I have 332 entries in a .bib file and which is included in a ...
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Custom citing style

I am new to Latex, so I am sorry if I do not know something. I am writing here because I need to create my own citing style. I have been doing research for the past 2 days, however, the further I go,...
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LaTeX3 RenewDocumentCommand for cite with an optional argument for punctuation

When working with citations there are many distinct ways the citation must be incorporated within the text. Even when you work exclusively with number formats (this example excludes Author year style ...
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natbib superscript not working

My understanding is that \usepackage[super]{natbib} should result in citations in a superscript format, but this doesn't appear to be working for me in the following code: \documentclass{article}[...
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citation problem in sharelatex using natbib

Hello I am using natbib in sharelatex and citing some papers but it is showing ? in place of citations and references are not showing up. \documentclass[12 pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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natbib not printing bibliography

I'm trying to use natbib to get a bibliography, but it's not working. I tried compiling a sample tex-file, which worked fine, but in my document it's not happening. My document looks like this: \...
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Biblatex.sty not found, yet installed [on hold]

I'm using Texstudio with Tex Live on windows and I'm using a template with natbib but I want to use Biblatex in order to use footcitations. I tried to insert\usepackage{biblatex} but I get an error ...
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Harvard Style Bibliography not as expected

I would like to create bibliography in LaTeX using Harvard Style referencing. I wasn't able to find an exact solution to this and therefore I thought to ask here. I have 3 different materials to ...
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Problems with specifying bibliographic punctuation stylings in LaTeX

I'm looking to specify my own custom bibliographic punctuation stylings in a report I'm writing on the LaTeX platform on Overleaf. However, I'm receiving a few issues. I'll outline all the key lines ...
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How to use \citet in section title? [duplicate]

I am trying to use the \citet command in a section title, but the space after the reference and the first letter of the following word are cut off if I use the \texorpdfstring comand around the \citet ...
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Book class does not recognise the references in the bib file?

I am trying to create my first book using book-class. I have successfully included chapters and the reference pages of each chapter are shown flawlessly. However, for some reason my citations in the ...
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natbib, sort compress and at the end page no of all citations not reflecting?

I am using natbib (sort and compress) package for bibliography. I am getting proper citations like [71-74] instead of [71, 72, 73, 74]. At the end of bibliography, page no of cited references are ...
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Bibliography style `apalike` missing the paranthesis

I am using: \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{apalike} However, when I use for example: \cite{test} I should be getting my reference within (), i.e. parenthesis right? But they seem to have ...
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problems with natbib (using for Journal Statistical Software)

I'm having some problems with natbib. Following the advice of this question and the wiki, I have the following entries: @InProceedings{harding, author= {Harding, A. and others}, title= {...
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apacite: year number of same author in one reference

I have a .bib file that includes the following author twice: @article{author2000, author = {Author, Smart}, title = {Fancy paper number one}, journal = {Great Journal}, volume = {1}, number = {1}...
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error in citing references

Please can someone help me figure why my Tex does not run whenever I try cite the references. Without reference citing, my whole Tex file will build(run). Here is the latex file \documentclass[...
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How to make hyperlinks in bibliography without showing URL

This is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{bibentry} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{hyperref} % For hyperlinks in the PDF \hypersetup{colorlinks=...
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Including brackets in citation hyperlinks

How do I include the whole citation, also the brackets, in my citation, so they become blue and works as a hyperlink as well in natbib. This is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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The location of the unsrt85.bst file

I have followed the guidance in BibTeX: How can I automatically reduce long author lists to “xxx et al.”? where you copy the unsrt.bst file and save it under a new name, unsrt85.bst, after which you ...
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How to find the unsrt.bst file

I am sorry to post this probably very basic question, but I am having a hard time locating my unsrt.bst file as I want to edit it. I have read through a lot of questions in here, but in all of them it ...
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references problem using natbib package in Latex

I am working under this preamble for thesis but the problem is my references are not appearing in the section of references as well as in the text for citation. THE ERROR APPEARING IS Package natbib ...
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Clashing for package natbib

I want in my referencing in the text: (AuthorName , Year). Now I only get [1], [2], etc. \documentclass[whitelogo]{name-report} \usepackage[round]{natbib} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \usepackage{...
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how to use harvard (authoryear) style to format citation call-outs

The paper is required to format citation call-outs with the harvard style (aka authoryear style) like: The content of my *.tex file is like this: ... \usepackage{natbib,stfloats} \begin{...
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Reduce bibliography to one line with dots and reference numbers

I would like my references to look like • [ 1 ] Foo et al. 2008, Nature, 100, 200 • [ 2 ] Bar & Baz et al. 2010, Science, 300, 400 • [ 3 ] Einstein, 1905, New Scientist, 5, 6 and so on. To ...
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How to change “et al.” to norwegian

I want to change "et al." in my citations to "m.fl." all over in my document. I am using natbib and the bibstyle agsm. I have also defined \usepackage[norsk]{babel}, but it seems to not do the work ...
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Problem with Springer bibliography style(spbasic + natbib)

I am writing a paper to a Springer journal and I am trying to use their \bibliographystyle{spbasic}. I want to sort citation by appearance, hence the first citation in the article should be cited ...
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How to install natbib in MIkTeX

How can I install the natbib package for bibtex in MikTex. I already got the package from https://www.ctan.org/pkg/natbib but cannot find instructions to install within MikTeX.
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eliminate the space between multiple numeric citations - bioinfo.cls

I have a document that is using natbib via the following requirepackage command in bioinfo.cls line 827. \RequirePackage[numbers,sort&compress]{natbib} When I cite multiple papers using the cite ...
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NAT@force error when the citation is called in different ways

When compiling a .tex file that has the preamble shown at the end of this post, I get the following error: ! Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations. (natbib) ...
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Unwanted space after author name when using \citep

I am new to LaTeX and am having trouble when using \citep. Whenever I use it there is an extra space that is inserted after the author and before the comma. This is an example of what I get: known ...
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Organize list of publications according to type of article

With the tufte-book template (which uses natbib), I'd like to include at the end of the document a list of my publications, organized by type: I'd like to have a section for conference papers and one ...
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natbib combing abbrvnat and unsrtnat in Sharelatex

I am writing thesis using Sharelatex(online version) and I want the citations to be ordered as they appeare in the text( like unsrtnat style) but at the same time my prof said it has to be abbreviated ...
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Citing a URL in MNRAS style (mn2e)

I am using natbib with the mn2e bibliography style (for papers submitted to MNRAS astronomical journal). They provide a Latex template and style guide but in their style guide it specifies that ...
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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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Unsuccessful attempts at sorting the bibliography alphabetically [natbib,plainnat,citep]

After consulting lots of posts here at tex exchange and other resources, I still can't figure out the problem. Everything looks fine, still alphabetical sorting in working for me. This is the last ...
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Bibliography display by type?

this is my first time with LaTeX and i'm a little bit in trouble with bibliography. Is it possible with my set up to cite and make a bibliography as follows: ...Some text (author's lastname and year, ...
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Error while enforcing number citation using springer journal template

I am using a springer template to write a journal paper. There is bibtex_readme.txt file in the folder which states that: Bibliography style (spr-chicago.bst) novelties. Now, there is a ...
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Natbib and Cell Journal bibliography style

I used natbib and the apalike style for my reports multiple times. This time however, I need to have a bibliography style that match that of the Cell journal : You can see that volume is the only ...
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PdfLatex stops compilling

when I add 'numbers' option for package natbib and compile files, pdflatex starts compiling and stop at the middle of the processs (and cpu is at 25%), maybe an infinite loop... I'm using MikTex 2.7 ...
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BibTeX usage for modified Chicago-style Citations

I'm writing a conference paper which has a highly-non standard requirement on how citations and the bibliography will appear. Specifically, citations are to be numerical, inline with the text and ...
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Getting in-text reference to load

This has been frustrating me for a while. When I am working on my paper and my bibtex file has been properly synced, and one or two citations are cited and properly updated as I write the paper, ...
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citet flat out refusing to work [duplicate]

appologies if i get the question format wrong, this is my first post. so im writing my thesis at the moment, and all of a sudden natbib seems to stop working entirely. im not sure why, but all of a ...
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Harvard style (apsr.bst) struggling with URLs with embedded &

Just moved to the apsr.bst style in anticipation of a journal submission, and now my builds are choking on URLs with embedded ampersands. I'm getting LOTS of errors like: ./myfile.bbl:20: Misplaced ...
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Clickable file links from in-text reference

I am currently using natbib to reference articles that I have in Mendeley. I have figured out how to get clickable links such that clicking on the in-text reference brings me to the actual reference ...