{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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Citation alias with multibib and natbib

I need a bibliography that presents citation as (Surname, year), for which I am using natbib, and that allows two different bibliographies at the end of the document, for which I am using multibib. ...
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Redefine \defcitealias{key}{text} to include optional arguments?

Among a hundred or so citations in my thesis only one misbehaves. It is a book with four authors, say Abraham, Barminton, Cetralini and Durman (2008), that never appears as Abraham et al (2008) --- ...
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Fine tuning natbib for agsm bibliography style, and adding links

Lovely day. I am quite new to LaTeX but picking things up fast. One area which is confusing me greatly is getting my bibliography to work just how I like it. I have settled on natbib with agsm style ...
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Modifying natbib \citep

I need to use a "modified Harvard" citation style for one of my papers, in which the citation should look like (Jones, 1990:99) where the author is Jones, the year is 1990 and the page is 99. ...
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natbib creates no errors but no output either

I am using natbib as my bibliography style, the strange thing is that when I run my code, I get no errors or warnings what so ever, But I get 0 pages of output! Its really strange, I am sure that the ...
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how to use citation in references [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Citation in bibliography when having multiple authors I'm using bibtex for writing references with natbib package. If I use \citet command I get something like Green et ...
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Avoiding \bibentry to be shown in regular \bibliography, using natbib [duplicate]

In an earlier question - bibentry in documents body - I was looking for a possibility to have \bibitems appear in in my documents body. This was solved using the bibentry package. As a follow-up I ...
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biblatex: only use ibid in certain situations

biblatex has the option of using "ibid" in citations with the authoryear-ibid option. With this option activated, my pdf output contains both: (I) (ibid.); and (II) John (ibid). I would like to ...
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Citing a Web Page with no author

For my thesis, I need to cite a lot of web-sources with no specific author. I'd like them to appear in the bibliography in the following format <title> <year>, accessed <date ...
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Contents of title field “all lowercase” for BibTeX entry?

Online resources like this: @MISC{Google:AppEngine:Datastore:Java:API, author = {Google}, year = {2012}, month = "April", title = {Google App Engine Datastore Java API}, url = ...
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emphasizing “et al.”

I am using a .bst for the bibliography in my thesis; the .bst that I am using, I think, was Chicago style originally. I am also using the natbib package. Currently, when I use citation, "et al." ...
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natbib bibliography/references section SPLIT into sections

I have a Bibliography section which I'd like to split into sections, like this: References Conference and workshop proceedings Reference 1 Reference 2 Journal articles Reference 3 Reference 4 ...
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Citations with no date, e.g. (Aristotle n.d.)

I need to cite a work from antiquity that has no known date, using natbib and author-year citations. The best suggestion I've found is to write the citation using "n.d." (no date) for the year of ...
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Natbib + BibTeX: How can you show the bibliography in order of appearance AND numbered?

I'm trying to numerate the references list but having them ordered in order of appearance. I can't find how to do that anywhere. The code is, more or less, like this \usepackage[round, sort, ...
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Cite multiple authors with page references [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Multiple citations with pages using BibLaTeX How can I best include citations with multiple authors and page references? That is, I would like the output to look similar ...
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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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Alphabetic order in bibliography with natbib package and author-less entries

i'm new, so I hope to do everything correctly :D My question is fairly simple: I've the natbib package loaded in a document, and some bibliography entries have no author. Those entries are put at ...
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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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Natbib sorting and citation order by appearance

I've started writing my thesis using LaTeX (as recommended by the school) and as a complete novice at it, I've been stuck trying to figure out how to change the citation by order of appearance. I'm ...
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Conflict with Natbib [closed]

I am currently writing my thesis and I've ran into a problem while increasing the complexity of the packages I needed to use. I was originally using the \cite{} macro to do all the references but I ...
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book title abbreviation in references

I'm writing my PhD in philosophy with LaTeX (using TeXshop and Bibdesk on a Mac) and I have a question: I use the work of one philosopher frequently, so I introduce a list of abbreviations in the ...
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Extraneous space inserted before citealp command

I am defining a citation (using the citealp) command and using it like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[super]{natbib} \setcitestyle{square,citesep={; }} ...
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author-year and footnote citations in biblatex

I use natbib and switching to biblatex in order to produce documents that can be converted with relative ease between author-date citations with a reference list and the "everything in footnotes" ...
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Natbib citations do not show the full author name

I am using the ucthesis class with natbib package. None of the \cite, \citet and \citep commands, show the full author name. They just show the very last part of the author's name in the bib file ...
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How to suppress insertion of letter labels after year for references from the same year

I hope this is a simple question, but I've been googling it all evening and haven't made much progress. I am currently working on converting my CV to LaTeX (which is going quite well), but I've come ...
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Add Retrieved-on-date field, using natbib and agsm

For my bibliography I am using natbib package with agsm style using following commands \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{agsm} Question: How Can I insert "Retrieved” or “Last accessed with my ...
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How can i have custom bibliography style

My university is following the following format for the bibliography: Qamar, R., Ayub, Q., Mohyuddin, A., Helgason, A., Mazhar, K., Mansoor, A., Zerjal, T., Tyler-Smith, C. & Mehdi, S.Q. ...
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Putting \citep and \citep* together

I'm using BibTeX and natbib and trying to make a single \citep block where two entries are expanded (i.e. I would cite them individually with \citep*) and one entry is not. That is, the desired ...
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author name formatting in plainnat

I typed in the preamble \usepackage[round]{natbib} \usepackage{cite} \newcommand{\bibfont}{times} Then at the end \bibliography{mybibfile}{} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \nocite{*} In bib file I ...
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Problem in bibtex when using authordate1 bibliography style

I need to use the authordate1 style in my thesis. When I compile, it always shows a lot of errors from bibtex. My bibtex file is: @Book{ Card:1983:PHI:578027, author = "Stuart K. Card and Allen ...
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Natbib setcitestyle causes “undefined control sequence error”

The following test code works if I comment out the \setcitestyle line. If I don't it throws a "undefined control sequence error." What's wrong? (I'm using the MacTeX-2011 distribution.) ...
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Custom bibliography style (natbib like) with biblatex

I have just switched from natbib to biblatex, and I am trying to restore some of the previous layouts. I have this import now: \usepackage[natbib=true,style=verbose-ibid,isbn=false]{biblatex} which ...
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Question mark shown instead of citation using harvard

I am getting [?] when citing using harvard. If I use \citeasnoun I get the citation. How do I solve this problem. I am using TeXnicCenter with MikTeX 2.9 and installed the harvard package. ...
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Disable compression of author-year citations in natbib

I would like to disable the compression of author-year citations in natbib. For example, the following source code generates the output "[Miller, 2001, 2002]": \documentclass{article} ...
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Using different aliases for textual and parenthetical citations in natbib

I need to define distinct aliases in textual and parenthetical citations for the same reference. For example, I would like \citetalias{Miller2012} to result in "Miller et al. [2012, Paper 1]", while ...
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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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Bibtex/natbib: how can you print same bibliography twice?

I want to compile my document with in the end a list of all my cited sources: 'references', but also a list of 'recommended readings', so a re-print of the same bibliography that outputs ALL sources ...
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APA conform \bibentry in document's body using natbib

I would like to cite some bibentries in full text in the body of my document. @Gonzalo Medina provided a solution to an almost identical problem which is (marginally modified) shown below. ...
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Natbib of DOI with bad characters

I have a BibTeX file with the following entry: @article{Garbrecht1998, title={The treatment of flat areas and depressions in automated drainage analysis of raster digital elevation models}, ...
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How to cite two references and include their pages with natbib?

\cite[p.~11]{Author1:2003a} This inserts the number of page only for one author like "(Author1, 2003, p. 11)" However, I would like something like "(Author1, 2003, p. 11, Author2, 2003, p. 22)" ...
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\citetitle and \citeeditor using the natbib & hyperref packages

I am very much committed to the natbib package, but still want to cite different fields of my bibliography items. For this I am using this code found in a google forum. ...
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Implementing \bibhang in multibib

I have been using moderncv as a template for several years, but I am now trying to solve a problem that has long bothered me: being able to use \bibhang in my list of publications. The moderncv ...
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How do I use “John et. al. 1990 ” citation for more than two authors?

I am trying to use natbib for citation. Whenever I am trying to use more than two authors for citation instead of using "et. al. " , citation becomes number format instead of author year citation. I ...
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No hyper refs from citation to bibliography using BiBTeX, hyperref and harvard

I am trying to get internal hyperrefs from citation to the bibliography page. I am using BiBTeX, the harvard package, the hyperref package with optional [hidelinks]. The latter works fine to me on the ...
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natbib authoryear error [closed]

I'm getting natbib error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations. The 'help' says Check the bibliography entries for non-compliant syntax, or select author-year Bibtex style ...
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Problem organising Harvard bibliography

Please help! My thesis bibliography is formatted in a modified Harvard-esque style (natbib). My examiners have requested that multiple papers by the same first author are cited in date order, but I ...
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How do I make a bibtex style file compatible with natbib author citations

I'm trying to convert my manuscript to PloS Comp Bio style. They provide a BibTeX style file. This works fine for inline citations with \usepackage[numbers,sort&compress]{natbib} (i.e. ...
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Adding urldate to url function? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: urldate in BibTeX gets ignored My university has their own .bst file for outputting references. But the urldate of internet articles is not included. There is a function ...
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Superscript page numbers with natbib

I'm with an annoying problem with natbib. When the super parameter is used, the citation happily goes superscript but the page or chapter number doesn't. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[numbers, ...
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Changing the colon to a comma after the vol.(num.) in bst file

I need to change the format in the .bst file that I am using. The format currently as: Beth, T. and Gollmann, D. (1989). Algorithm Engineering for Public Key Algorithm. IEEE Journal on selected ...