{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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Why do “in prep” papers behave differently from “year'd” ones?

Someone asked me to troubleshoot a LaTeX+BibTeX document. The problem, I've found, boils down to an abuse of the author-year system in the citations in the following way: @article{W1, author = ...
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Use natbib with alpha style

Is it possible to use natbib together with the alpha style? It doesn't seem to be supported directly in the natbib package. What I mean is that there is no specific alpha-like natbib style, and if I ...
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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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Controlling abbreviation of author names list using natbib

I am using the natbib package with the aspr style. The command \citep{key} prints "(Smith et al., 2011)" if the number of authors is more than 3. How can I change it so that it uses the "et al." ...
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BibTex doesn't recognize the author field on my bibliography entry

I have a pst2.bib database with only one entry: @book{jackson91, author = "Jackson, John David", title = "Classical Electrodynamics", publisher = "John Wiley \& Sons, Inc.", ...
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BibTeX, natbib: weird (wrong?) order of the bibliography database fields in the final output?

MWE for the problem I encountered: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} Some text here. \citep{Meier1992} \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{references} \end{document} ...
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Why do hyperref and harvard not work together properly?

In my current work, I cannot seem to get the packages harvard and hyperref to work together properly. A small example: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} ...
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\citep does not work using natbib package

The \citep command does not display the author and year, instead it displays a number. This is the head file. \usepackage{times} \usepackage{a4wide} \usepackage{fancyheadings} \usepackage{natbib} ...
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Citations in order of appearance

I am currently writing my thesis and using the class file provided by my university. Everything is fine and compiles well except for the citations and references. The default setting is order the ...
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Get rid of ISSN, URLs and DOIs in references

I am having the same problem as described here (i.e., I get unwanted URLs, DOIs, etc showing up in my reference section): Biblatex: Get rid of ISSN, URLs and DOIs in references Two caveats: I am ...
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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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Keep bibliography entry on one page

I'm using BibTeX and natbib. I have a number of entries in the reference section that start at the bottom of a page and continue on the next e.g. at the bottom of a page I have Some Author Name, ...
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Using \citeauthor in custom bibliography style

I am using the following bibliography style for my journal article: https://github.com/bopaper/bopaper/blob/master/bmc_article.bst I want to be able to use \citeauthor. If I use is just like that it ...
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How do I change the delimiter for \citeauthor with multiple references and add “and” between the last two?

\citeauthor{iso9241-5,ansi2007,osha3092} produces International Organization for Standardization; Human Factors and Ergonomics Society; Occupational Safety and Health Administration Is ...
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Using natbib package, in the References section, the header is now written in capitals

I have a thesis written in LaTeX. I've just switched over to natbib as it offered some nice commands but I'm starting to run into some trouble. This one is minor I guess, but I have headers, with the ...
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natbib does not properly show author-year

I imported natbib properly: \usepackage{natbib} Now, when citing in the parenthetical style: \citep[p. 12]{MyKey} , where I am sure that my key exists and the author and year are set, in the pdf ...
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Reference a website in bib

I want to reference a website in my bib file. I use: \usepackage{natbib} I found: @misc{Xmisc, %author = "", %title = "", %howpublished = "", %year = "XXXX", %month = "", %note ...
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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 ...
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BibTex: Easy way to drop article titles from references?

I would like to generate a bibliography for a grant application with a minimal structure. Ideally, something like science.bst i.e. omitting the article title. A. N. Clarkson, B. S. Huang, S. E. ...
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Changing bibliography format

I am using natbib for referencing. My current format is "Author, Title, Journal, Vol-pp, Year". What change should I make to bring year right after the author as in "Author, Year, Title, Journal, ...
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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 ...
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Can I cite something while specifying exactly what text will appear at that place?

First up, I'm using natbib. I'm trying implement a citation style (Thankfully only a few citations, so I'm happy to work things by hand) that is essentially of the following form: At the point of ...
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Natbib and bibhang don't get along with numbers or super

I am using natbib.sty chicago.bst as my bibtex style sheets. My natbib call looks like \usepackage[numbers,sort&compress,super]{natbib} when I try to change the hanging indent in my ...
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Citations overflowing

I'm having an odd problem with the citations. Whenever I call the, after rendering, I get odd formats like: [Subramanian et al(2006)Subramanian, Ramamoorthy, Stone, and Kuipers] It's supposed to ...
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\citenum with square brackets

I am using the superscript citation style and sometimes in the text I need to print the citation number is square brackets like [6]. I read I could use \citenum but [\citenum{myref}] leaves some big ...
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How do I truncate the author list and substitute et al.?

Can someone please tell me if there is a way to truncate more than 2 authors for a publication and substitute it by et al. instead? I am using BibTeX.
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natbib and hyperref for (Author, Year) style produces two links

I am using the bioinfo style with natbib and hyperref, using the (Author, Year) style citations. pdflatex produces two link boxes for each citation: one for the Author and one of the Year. I would ...
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How to hyperlink only the year part when using natbib and hyperref

I am using the natbib and hyperref packages: \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage[pagebackref=true, plainpages=false, bookmarks, bookmarksnumbered, colorlinks, linktocpage=true, linkcolor=blue, ...
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Best style (.bst) for Harvard bibliography with Natbib using LyX

Learning LaTeX and using LyX. I'm using BibTeX and natbib.sty for citing. Which .bst is the best for Harvard bibliographies? elsearticle-harv.bst is the closest one I have come across. I have tried to ...
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Using aliases with BibTeX in the list of references

I have a frequently-cited paper in a manuscript, and I want to refer to it as "Paper I" in the text, which I can do with \defcitealias in natbib. However, I want also the acronym "Paper I" to be ...
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bibtex error Texshop

I have the following files my main file: \documentclass[11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{a4paper} \usepackage{wutzi} ...
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Removing parentheses from date only in bibliography with natbib

I am using natbib with agsm style to achieve Harvard style referencing. Is there any way to remove the parenthesis around the year in the references section (not the citations in the main text)? I ...
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Natbib change author separation to '&'

I'm using natbib, german babel and natbib creates output of the form Foo and Bar (1337) I would like to get Foo & Bar (1337) for citet and (Foo & Bar 1337) respectively for citep.
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Bibliography list items alignement using Natbib alpha style

I am using the alpha style with natbib (author-year). My problem is that I am getting the labels aligned right in the Bibliography list items, but I want them left !! It may be useful to mention that ...
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Expanding only one author list when citing multiple papers with Natbib

I have a question about citing multiple authors, but only printing the full author list for one of the papers. I have a situation where I want to cite two papers in the same set of parenthesis, but I ...
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natbib bst file with merge functionality

According to the documentation citations can be merged in natbib (several citations appear as one item in the bibliography). The different citations should be separated by semicolons, if the ...
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Natbib: How can I generate the bibliography like this: Last name, First name.

I use natbib package to generate the bibliography, but I found the package put the first name of the author first, like L.H. Han. I hope the format can be in this way: Han, L.H. How can I change the ...
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Replacing “and” by “og” and “In”by “I” in references and bibliograpy using natbib

Since I am writing in norwegian, I would like to chang the two words "and" and "in" into norwegian. "And" appears both in references in the text and in the bibliography, while "in" appears in the ...
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BibTeX: How to remove “dot”, “comma” and “and” in author name and put year at the end?

I use the package natbib with the bibliography style apa. How I remove dot, comma and "and" after name and then change year position without bracket to the end of reference. Maniatis, T., ...
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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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How to suppress references to appear in top navigation bar? [closed]

In my beamer template, I cannot see the references section in the table of contents, but it automatically inserts that element in the top bar, with the command \insertsectionnavigationhorizontal. As ...
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Use of \citet with bibliographystyle unsrt

While I use \citet{Titterington} and I use \bibliographystyle{unsrt} which all websites say is supposed to produce a citation in the main body like Titterington[1], for me produces a citation in the ...
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Switching between numeric and authoryear in Natbib

I need to switch between numeric and authoryear style in Natbib, in the same document. Particularly, I want it to be numeric the first time a citation is used and authoryear any subsequent times. Does ...
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Upper case author names for BST file (based on APA)

I have created a .bst file using makebst. It is based on the APA style. I have compared the .bst file to other bst files, and trying unsuccessfully to put the authors in the bibliography in capitals. ...
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How to cite a motion picture or TV show?

I want to cite motion pictures and TV series using commands such as \citep{} and a external bibtex file. What is the proper way? I'm using the natlib package and the configuration commands ...
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Displaying Natbib generated bibliography in the form: Surname, Name, Title, Publisher, Year

I have been using the natbib package for a couple of years and I am rather satisfied; however, I have a problem that Google search hasn't solved, nor seems it already answered here... I would like the ...
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How to get two column references with author-year style

Is there a way to get a two column layout for author-year-citations with a label of "(Wolfram 2002)" in the first column and "Wolfram, S. 2002. A new kind of science. Wolfram Media, Champaign, Ill." ...
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Using natbib and plainnat - no year appears to some references and also et al. not in Italics

I use natbib and plainnat for bibliography, I use \citep. The reference appears with et al. that is not italics – how do I change that? Some references just appear with no year. How to fix that? ...
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natbib author-year-page separator

This should be a no-brainer but I haven't seen an example anywhere: \citep[253--256]{sean2003game} with bibpunct like \bibpunct{(}{)}{:}{a}{,}{~}} outputs (Riley, 2004, 253-256) I need to ...
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Citep only works as cite?

In an ideal situation using natbib and abbrvnat, citations e.g. \citet{Jones2004} and '\citep{Jones2004}' would have given Jones et al. (2004) and (Jones et al., 2004) respectively. Unfortunately I ...