{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

5
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

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.", ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

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} ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

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} ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

\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} ...
8
votes
2answers
8k views

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 ...
9
votes
2answers
9k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
338 views

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 ...
15
votes
1answer
6k views

Bibtex in-text citation using “et al.” How do you insert 's to indicate possession? [duplicate]

I'm citing an in-text reference using natbib and a Harvard-style. The way I've constructed the sentence indicates possession, for example: Smith et al.'s (2009) recent study ... What I get when ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
8
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

sectionbib option for natbib doesn't work with scrreprt

The natbib package has an option sectionbib, that causes the bibliography to be typeset as an unnumbered section, as opposed to the default unnumbered chapter. However, when using the scrreprt class, ...
8
votes
4answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
6k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

Getting natbib to use numerical keys when the bibliography will be in a separate file.

I am using the natbib package in a collaborative (which means I can't jettison the use of natbib entirely) document. I want to get citations in numeric form in both the text and bibliography, i.e I'd ...
13
votes
2answers
1k views

Non-breaking space in \citet using natbib?

When adding citations in the body of a document I'm used to write ... in some interesting paper~\cite{interesting}. So that (if I'm using numbered references) the word “paper” and the citation ...
2
votes
1answer
419 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

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., ...
4
votes
2answers
4k views

bibtex error Texshop

I have the following files my main file: \documentclass[11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{a4paper} \usepackage{wutzi} ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
10
votes
2answers
5k views

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.
1
vote
1answer
455 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
915 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
756 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
801 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
700 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
12k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Natbib and Chicago

What's the quickest way to adopt the Chicago style for the bibliography (assuming natbib is used)?
4
votes
2answers
2k views

How to add URL access date to MLA or APA

I'm currently using the mla-good.bst file for natbib (available as mla-good.bst.zip), but I suppose I don't really care if I use APA or MLA, so I may switch later. The problem I am having is that I ...
8
votes
1answer
990 views

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 ...
4
votes
0answers
338 views

Citet and citep not working with hyperlink [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Citep only works as cite? I used bibtex/natbib to compile my thesis, but unfortunately \citet and \citep don't connect with the hyperlink. In short: \cite{KEY} gives ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

Bibtex puts wrong reference name

I'm using the style plainnat with the beamer class. I'm using BibTeX and this happens. I have the following in my .bib @Article{ TiWuNg07, title = "{Performance analysis and improvement for ...
6
votes
1answer
758 views

Get “Wilson and Milton's (2010) work…” using BibTex [duplicate]

I'm using BibTex to write an academic paper, and want to write something along the lines of: Wilson and Milton's (2010) work showed that... How can I do this when using BibTex with natbib. I've ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Changing position of year in natbib with plainnat style

I am using Miktex with Natbib such as: \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \bibliography{model} When the bibliography prints out the author year is at the end. I need it to go after ...
4
votes
2answers
883 views

How to eliminate the space between multiple numeric citations when using citep and natbib?

I have a document that is using natbib via the following usepackage command: \usepackage[numbers,square,comma,sort&compress]{natbib} When I cite multiple papers using the citep command, I get ...
1
vote
0answers
212 views

Sorted and brief bibliography format [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to get unsrt + abbrv bibliography? I am looking for a setting for a bibliography with two properties: Items appear in the order of citation, so that in ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Putting different types of references in natbib harvard style.

I am using natbib and its agsm style for the harvard style reference formatting in my report. A sample would be like this. Kivi, A. (2009), ‘Measuring mobile service usage: methods and measurement ...
4
votes
1answer
230 views

Redefining the citation macro temporarily.

I'm new to latex, but it seems you can temporarily redefine some commands? The problem I have is that normally the citation is (SMITH, 2000). But at times, I'd like to have Smith (2000) instead. ...
9
votes
3answers
3k views

natbib in a different language?

I like using natbib for my author-year-style citations, but since I mainly write in swedish it would be nice if mine bibliography would be in swedish as well. Can natbib be persuaded to speak in ...
11
votes
1answer
491 views

Natbib: how to replace the last comma in a citation list with “and”?

Natbib's \citet command currently has the following output when I type \citet{maddison-cct,ridley-comparative}: Maddison [8], Ridley [13] Is there another command I did not found, or is there a way ...
8
votes
1answer
1k views

Natbib author-year citation style in the tufte-book class

I'm using the tufte-book class and I like it so much! However, I'd like to have the references in the natbib-way, so that I can use both textual (\citep) and parenthetical (\citep) citations. I ...
16
votes
2answers
14k views

Beamer and Natbib

I'm making a beamer presentation and I'd like to use natbib because of its \citet and that it recognizes URLs. However, when I try to compile it, while doing the third PDFLaTeX pass, there appear this ...