{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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
1answer
14 views

“Author et al., submitted”, is that possible with \citep?

Is it possible to have "Author et al., submitted" using the package natbib? e.g.: @article{papersubmitted, title = {{I love LaTeX, and you?}}, author = {Author1, Name and Author2, Name and ...
1
vote
1answer
21 views

Help in acm style

Hello I am using acm package for my bibliography. In my report the reference numbers are being displayed in simple brackets i.e. (). However, i want them in square brackets i.e. []. Also, multiple ...
4
votes
1answer
27 views

“and” in citation in the end of row

I write my article in Czech language where "and" = "a" and this little word can't be in the end of the row... how can I force bibtex not to write "and" (or anything else) in the end of the row in ...
1
vote
0answers
75 views

Displaying authors in color bibtex

If I call a reference by \citet{xxx}, it appears in my document as Author [number], where the number appears in the color I defined in \hypersetup{citecolor=red} while Author and [] appear in black ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

How to include urldate on bibliography withou using the “note” option?

I'm using the natbib package and the plainnat style. Also I'm using the url package. \usepackage[authoryear,round]{natbib} \usepackage{url} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} My problem is the ...
3
votes
1answer
53 views

Extract from URL field in beamer

How can I extract the value of the URL field of an entry in a .bib file? I want to print it directly in the frame of my beamer document. Additional info: (added July 20, 2014): I can't provide the ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

Change order of initials/surname in klunamed citation style

I use Natbib's author-year (in LyX) with the klunamed.bst bibtex style. However, I would like to change the order of surname/initials in the compiled bibliography (see picture) so I get: Surname1, ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

Comma separator for \citet and semicolon separator for \citep (in the last reference with \citet)

I need an answer about this problem and many of the accepted solution herein (StackExchange) do not work for me! For example A comma separator for \citet and a semicolon separator for \citep ...
52
votes
9answers
58k views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

A comma separator for \citet and a semicolon separator for \citep simultaneously?

Is there an easy way to simultaneously have a comma separator for \citet and a semicolon separator for \citep? It is currently [comma]{natbib}, but (e.g., Black and White, 2006, Pink, 2006) looks ugly ...
9
votes
1answer
175 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
81 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
13 views

amsthm and citations using natbib [duplicate]

The standard way of combining a citation with the amsthm package is to use : \begin{thm}[\citep{...}]. However, suppose I want to name a particular theorem I am referencing. If we were outside the ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Problem with escaped characters in bibliography when using Mendeley, natbib & url

This is my first question here, so apologies if I miss any conventions. I'm writing a dissertation in LaTeX. My sources are in Mendeley, which is generating a BibTeX file. I'm using the natbib ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

! LaTeX Error: File 'natbib.sty' not found [closed]

I have a problem compiling an article using natbib. I am using WinEdt to compile, for example this what I found online: \begin{filecontents*}{bibtest.bib} @book{goossens93, author = "Michel ...
2
votes
1answer
119 views

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, ...
4
votes
1answer
123 views

Same author same year bibliography order

\documentclass[twoside, a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} \cite{pastorstambaugh} blah blah blah \cite{pastorstambaugh2} blah blah blah \bibliographystyle{apa-good} ...
3
votes
1answer
55 views

How to cite and reference a manuscript type of work by title

For a project I am working on, I use manuscript type of reference works that I would like to cite and include in the bibliography. Though these manuscripts have an editor and year of publication, it ...
5
votes
1answer
20 views

hyperref trouble with natbib citation inside of tabular

I'm using latex->dvips->ps2pdf to create pdf documents. Using natbib's \cite command inside of a tabular environment, I run into trouble that hyperref does not creates a box reference around the ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

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] ...
2
votes
1answer
53 views

Warning — there's a number but no series in

I am getting this warning in the bibliography. BibTeX> Warning -- there's a number but no series in "AAK04" I don't have series information on this particular conference proceedings but can't ...
1
vote
1answer
41 views

How to use Harvard style citation in body of text in Lyx?

I am using Lyx 2.1 with Harvard style referencing (Documents > Settings) but when I cite in the body of text, it renders something like following: In Canada, the for-hire trucking activity ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

error in output.bbl

I keep getting the error message above when I try to compile a .pdf using natbib references. My .bib file looks like this; @article{RefWorks:9, year={1995}, title={Bertlmann's Socks and the ...
2
votes
1answer
41 views

Repeated note field in references when using ametsoc bibliography style

The contents of the note field are shown two times in the bibliography. I do not know how to solve it. I am using natbib. The bibliography style is ametsoc. @misc{Wikipedia2014Photodiode, Author ...
3
votes
1answer
39 views

How should I code two authors in a bibtex file as “Author1 WITH Author2”?

So I have a book written by Author1 "with the collaboration of Author2". Of course standard method would be just to cite: @book{Death:2004vg, title = {{Death and Time}}, author = {Author1}, ...
1
vote
2answers
65 views

Using “and” instead of ampersand in natbib in-text citations (“\citet”)

My bibliography compiles well, excerpt that for multiple authors with in text citations, an '&' is displayed, instead of a required 'and'. All solutions on this site I've found so far have failed. ...
4
votes
1answer
77 views

citet vs cite using natbib

this one looks like a question that should be solved just reading the package manual, but oddly I couldn't solve it neither that way. I'm using natbib for a Author-Date bibliography style. I ...
1
vote
3answers
263 views

remove page number in bibliography

I do not want page number to be displayed in my bibliography. So I tried gobble like this: \bibliography{MyLibrary}{} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \pagenumbering{gobble} It is fine as long as my ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Unable to display citations using “plainnat” style

I noticed that it my document I get a "?" where the citation should be when using \bibliographystyle{plainnat} However, the numbers appear when I use \bibliographystyle{apalike} I have a ...
3
votes
2answers
150 views

How to use lining figures in bibliography item labels?

This is similar to How to change the appeareance of bibliography item labels in amsrefs?, but aiming at standard BibTeX styles. I have a document that uses old style figures in the main text. I also ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

I want to use bibentry but it doesn't work with my .bst file

I want to use \bibentry but it doesn't work with the econ.bst file that I'm using. Available from here. I would happily modify that file to get \bibentry working but I have no idea how. I don't ...
2
votes
1answer
106 views

Index both authors and subjects with authorindex and makeindex

I am trying to make two separate indexes for my PhD dissertation, the author index and the subject index. Creating the author index is quit easy, I just use the \usepackage{makeidx} and \printindex ...
4
votes
2answers
53 views

Allow more authors before replacement by “et al.” with natbib/achemso

I'm using the natbib package to create my bibliography combined with the achemso style. I know there is a achemso package to create achemso-themed articles, but I'm writing a thesis so that's not ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

Accessing author name without natbib

I am finalizing a paper that I wrote using natbib. The publisher rejected my initial submission as it used abbrvnat.bst and asked me to use their specific .bst file (which rules out natbib). I have ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

myplainnat won't work anymore

This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (TeX Live 2012) The top-level auxiliary file: Hausarbeit_die achtzigste.aux The style file: myplainnat.bst Ôªø is an illegal style-file command---line 1 of file ...
3
votes
2answers
38 views

Lyx bibstyle problems

I'm trying to get citations rendered like this: (Bunks et al. 2001; Alex 1999). Please mind there is no comma after author's name. I already tried natbib, authordate1-4 packes but with no success. In ...
1
vote
2answers
34 views

In bibtex/natbib, is there a way to have a shortened name in the citation vs the bibliography

For example, Mary Carter (not her real name) published a book under her married name, Mary Carter van der Merwe. She subsequently got divorced, and resumed her maiden name professionally. In the ...
4
votes
1answer
53 views

Cyrillic first names problem with natbib and bibtex

I'm using natbib and bibtex, typesetting a document in Russian (with pdflatex) in chicago. For an entry like this: @book{belyj1913, Address = {Москва}, Author = {Андрей Белый}, Publisher = {Наука}, ...
146
votes
1answer
26k views

bibtex vs. biber and biblatex vs. natbib

I've heard of many different bibliography-related packages/platforms/?. What's the difference between the following, which is good for what tasks, advantages/disadvantages, which one is the most ...
3
votes
2answers
65 views

Auto-completion for (only) \citet using bibtex and natbib using texmaker does not work

I am using bibtex and natbib for a scrartcl and the editor texmaker and everything works fine, except that I don't have auto-completion for (only) the command \citet. For \citep it works just fine. ...
2
votes
0answers
21 views

apalike bibliographystyle:: how to quote title of each article? [duplicate]

I am using apalike biblographystile in latex. I would like to quote each article title. Currently, my latex file looks like: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{apalike} \usepackage{natbib} ...
10
votes
1answer
735 views

How to modify a bibliography style to surround titles in quotes in a bibliography?

My advisor wants me to cause all titles for papers, books, and articles in " for my thesis in my bibliography. I am using natbib and the plainnat bibliography style and am unsure how to do this. I am ...
3
votes
1answer
48 views

Natbib, sort&compress [closed]

I have finally managed to get my references in my thesis how i want them, correct style etc. however for some reason the natbib package is managing to sort my references, but not compress them. This ...
7
votes
3answers
2k views

Displaying author's name in a bibliographic entry in the form: Surname, First Initial of Firstname

\RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @article{Arter95, Author = {David Arter}, Date-Added = {2013-08-11 17:38:06 +0000}, Date-Modified = {2013-09-01 15:13:22 ...
1
vote
1answer
29 views

Bibtex doesn't compile with a new style

I'm trying to change my bibliographystyle from unsrt to nar. However, pdflatex, bibtex , 2x pdflatex(using Texmaker) always gives me the following Error: Package natbib Error: Bibliography not ...
0
votes
0answers
96 views

Bibtex installed on MikTeX, but does not work on another .sty file

I am currently transferring all of my work that is written for article publication format (different .tex) to dissertation .tex (using a .sty class given by school). For my article, the class file ...
1
vote
1answer
127 views

How to add new packages to TeXStudio

I'm completely new to writing in LaTeX and am therefore starting up with a pre-made report template. However when I just try to compile the template I get the message that following file is required. ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

Citation colour with Beamer + Hyperref + Natbib

I'm using natbib for citation with a custom bibstyle. I'm working on a presentation using LaTeX beamer and for some reason the citation marker doesn't have the colour that is specified to hyperref. ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

output does not contain 'et al.', although the citation abbreviates to one author [closed]

i have found many helpful answers to other question here, so i hope you can solve my problems as well. I'm currently writing my masters thesis and had to change to using biblatex, which brought a lot ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Change appearance of natbib \cite locally [duplicate]

I am sorry if this question has already been addressed somewhere; it appears my Google Fu is weak with respect to this question. The Problem I am trying to create a table that compiles experimental ...