{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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natbib problem with Inspire bibitem

Hi I go a bit of a problem (I'm helping a friend in writing her thesis). I'm almost there, only that it's not compiling here's the (example) code \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage{geometry} ...
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Can't get Natbib package to work

I'm trying to create a bibliography. I'd like it so that I can write with the Harvard style: "..bla bla bla bla bla (Bloggs, 2012). Bla bla bla..." in the main body of the text, with something like ...
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How to get a Reference section and a Bibliography

I am currently using a custom class (mqthesis.cls) to author my thesis. It works very well but it only gives a references section and I want to have a references section (with only the actually cited ...
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Embedding citations using natbib and chicago or APSR

I'm trying to embed citations using natbib and chicago style but I keep coming up short. The errors I get include: 'Cite should not be used with natbib. Use Sort instead; Latex Error: Somethings wrong ...
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\cite doesn't work

If I use \citeA{Rannenberg} it works, but with \cite{Rannenberg} I get the error: ("C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\BA Test\chapters/test.tex" Kapitel 1. Class scrbook Warning: ...
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Is it possible to have authoryear-style citations with the IEEEtran document class?

For school I have to write a paper and use the IEEEtran bibliography style: \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} % argument is your BibTeX string definitions and bibliography database(s) ...
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underline the doi entry with natbib and abbrvnat style

is it possible to modify the abbrvnat.bst style from the natbib package so it underlines automatically the doi number in the generated bibliography?
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Citeauthor{authors} not working as stated in the documentation

I am using natbib package for my citations and whenever I try to cite just the first author I always get et. al. after like \Citeauthor{authors} give me Author et al, xxxx instead of Author. I would ...
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Sorting references alphabetically

I am trying to use a modified (German) bibstyle from the American Economic Review (The original version can be downloaded from http://mirrors.ctan.org/biblio/bibtex/contrib/economic/aer.bst. I have ...
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how to install/use biblatex

I recently decided to change from natbib to biblatex, however I'm having some trouble using biblatex. My bare bones document looks like this: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} ...
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Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations

I have a basic tex file and a bibliography which is exported from Mendeley However, when I want to cite in the author-year style, I get the error: Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible ...
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Dot instead of bibentry

I'm having some trouble with BibTeX, in particular with this bib entry: @Proceedings{un9, title = {\donothing{i}}{Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration - Report of the Secretary-General}, ...
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How to make the author and year show when citing a source

I am trying to cite a source in my file. I want it to come out as "(see Author et al. (Year) for a discussion)". I already have the natbib package in use, and I set my \bibliographystyle to ...
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For 2 references the full author list is displayed, for all other references, only the name of the first author and et al. is displayed

In the main text, I would like to cite my references as 'First Author et al.' For most references, this works just fine. However, for 2 of my references the entire author list is begin displayed in ...
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Mimic \parencites using bibtex

I need to have two references within parenthesis separated by some text (see \citep for multiple references separated by text) so it should look like: (this is the first source Smith 2000; and ...
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creating bibliography with natbib as an individually numbered section

hi I'm using natbib with an "apalike" style. When I generate the bibliography at the end of my document it is titles "references". Is there a way to have the title numbered in line with my other ...
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hyperref problem if the link at the end of the page

I am using \usepackage[breaklinks]{hyperref} to allow breaklines in the hyperlink. However, when the citation link at the end of a page and breaks into a new page, it takes into consideration the ...
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Amsproc conflict with natbib?

I am getting strange compile-time errors when I try to use natbib with amsproc class -- even though the file looks fine upon compiling. Any idea what is going on? Is there some conflict between the ...
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Citation “et al.” only for four and more authors with natbib and jf.bst

I am using the package natbiband the following jf.bst-file for the citation in my thesis http://faculty.haas.berkeley.edu/stanton/texintro/. According to the citation requirements the citation has to ...
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harvard style referencing

I am new to LaTeX and I need to change the style of an article. Setting in tex file is: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Sort by first author-year order in natbib

i am trying to sort my references. Using the natbib package and apalike bibliography style. It seems it does not sort my references as first author-year order but rather as authors alphabetically. So ...
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Natbib Chronological Parenthetical Citations

I'm using the natbib package along with the chicago bibliography style, however when creating a parenthetical citation in-text, the citations are ordered alphabetically instead of chronologically. Is ...
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Natbib numbers order

I'm having some trouble with BibTeX. The code below makes references in author-year order, but for references with same author and year order is arbitrary. Any solution? Thanks :D ...
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How to lock the back reference at the top left corner of the bibliography entry?

Anybody knows how to lock the back reference at the top left corner of the bibliography entry by employing BibTeX? The result should be like this: It works to me when using \bibitem (yes, it goes ...
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Every Natbib's citing option (using plainnat) gives me a number between parenthesis instead of Author-year

I'm kind of new in LaTeX. Every natbib's citing option (using plainnat) gives me a number between parenthesis instead of Author-year. I'm using natbib as package, plainnat as bibliographystyle, and ...
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Remove lettering for references with same first author, different second author, and same year

I have 2 references with same first author but different other authors and same year (2006). Currently, these entries are appearing as 2006a and 2006b in my bibliography and in-text citations. I ...
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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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abbrvnat without natbib package

I need to use the abbrvnat style for citation without including the natbib package because there is incompatibility between this package and a journal class I'm using. The problem is that when I have ...
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Making uppercase in natbib “dcu”

How can i replace first letter of each word of bibliography with uppercase in with format dcu? For example I want to transform 'PhD thesis' with 'PhD Thesis' automaticly or 'conference on Winter ...
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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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LyX Bibliography not compatible with author-year citation

citation style is natbib author-year. I have read something about plainnat maybe helps, but it is not available, better i cannot see it. Document Class: scrreprt 2013/12/19 v3.12 KOMA-Script ...
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TeXworks references in included tex files show as [?]

I am try to set up TeXworks on Windows to write my thesis, but have hit a problem with creating a shared bibliography in a two-tier document hierarchy. I have a main thesis.tex file which sets up the ...
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Citation from same first author but different year

My problem is the following, I have 2 articles published by the same first author at 2 distinct years in Bibtex that I want to cite within the text in the "author-year" style. Even though I tried ...
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Make the bibliography entry link to online resource without showing the href/address

So i have my bibliography, and it looks exactly as i want, there's no problem with that. I don't want the entries in the bibliography show the url (unless it's specifically an online resource), and i ...
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natbib and abbrvnat: Reference per order of appearance

I am using the package natbib with \bibliographystyle{abbrvnat} which produces almost exactly what I want (I can switch by between \cite , \citet ...etc), however, I am facing the following two ...
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Bibtex-Natbib-Failure to change in-text citations from numerical style to “author-date” style

I am having a difficulty inserting my references in the text in the "author-date" format. I have read all possible blogs and documents and haven't figured it out yet. I am new to this software, so ...
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Getting the author name to appear when using the Vancouver bibliography style

I am using Vancouver style for bibliography and I want to get author name also. How can I get author name using Vancouver style? \documentclass [44pt]{amsart} \usepackage{cases} \usepackage [dvips] ...
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Change English word in BibTeX-generated bibliography to Portuguese

I'm using JabRef to do my thesis. For example, I have some references that are PhD or master thesis. So, they appear in English. But, I'm writing my thesis in Portuguese. In the example below, I ...
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BibTeX Warning----empty title

I'm trying to compile my bib references with natbib and \bibliographystyle{nature}. To my uttermost surprise BibTeX reports that some of the entries have an empty title, while IMHO the title is not ...
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Too many commas in name: Using Jabref and Texmaker

I'm using the natbib package in Latex with the \bibliographystyle{apalike}. I'm getting errors from my citations and it's due to how I'm listing the authors. The error I'm getting is "Too many commas ...
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How to shorten natbib bibliography authors to et al

I'm using aastex (which uses natbib) with zotero (which outputs a bib file). I've gone into the natbib abbrvnat.bst file and removed isbn, url & doi etc. At the moment it reads: M. G. Abadi, ...
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Paragraph ended before \@lbibitem was complete error

I've happily typing up my report and including references when suddenly it refuses to compile and outputs C:\Users\User\Documents\Project work\Latex Report\Main\master.bbl:53: Paragraph ended before ...
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Suppress warning from natbib/multibib with silence

I fail to suppress the warning Package natbib Warning: Citation `Entry' multiply defined. using the silence package when using natbib and multibib. This is my MWE: % arara: pdflatex % arara: ...
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BibTeX: Citations appear with three names instead of first name + et al

I use natbib and the bibliography style aipauth4-1.bst. When I cite entries that have 3 authors, all three names appear in the text. It is the first time I see something like that, other bst styles do ...
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ACM Bibliography Style Natbib Error: 'Author undefined for citation'

I was writing an academic paper and the following method of citing an author was working until I had to switch to the acm bibliography style and I started getting the following error: Package natbib ...
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Citations with no bibliography at the end

How do you produce a document with citations (\citep, \citet) working properly in the paper but without a bibliography at the end? I've come up with one solution that is bad because it breaks my ...
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Disabling backref in secondary multibib bibliography with natbib

I am finalising my PhD thesis that I have composed with LaTeX. I have a section in which I list my own publications and the whole list of references at the very end of the document. This list is ...
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Correct way to cite the page number (only) at the end of the citation

It seems it is NOT correct to include the page number before the citation: According to Ferris [2007, p. 166-167]: "To get an accurate indicator of commercial viability, don't ask people if they ...
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Order referencing by appearance AND number (natbib)

I am currently trying to get the references to be listed in order of appearance in my document, rather than order in bibliography. Some info: I am using natbib: ...
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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 ...