{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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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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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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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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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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Use citeauthor with a bibliography style other than plainnat

I am trying to use \citeauthor from the natbib package with a bibliography style that is provided by a journal. Is this possible? I looked at plainnat.bst, but I didn't see any instances of ...
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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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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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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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Cannot see the .bib file contents

I'm realty new at using LaTeX. But I have an problem getting an .bib file to show in my output: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} \title{Title} \author{Author} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Non superscript citations for figures

Is it possible to reference figures like so taken from \emph{ref. \cite{reference}} with non superscript numbers, while leaving the rest of the references in the bulk of the document untouched? ...
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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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Citing the initials of one author and the full names of other authors

In some academic circles, such as theoretical physics, during a presentation it is customary for the talking author to cite himself using only his initials, while leaving the remaining author names ...
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Natbib: LASTNAME, Firstname (Year) style

I would like BibTeX citations to appear as LASTNAME, Firstname (year): Title etc. in the references. There should be no "bibliography key" [...] in the references section, and citations should ...
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BibTeX, Natbib, and Algorithm2e

I'm trying to prepare a journal submission, and I'm having trouble getting natbib to play nicely. When I include natbib in my document, it gives me the following error: ! Undefined control sequence ...
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Using “and” instead of ampersand in natbib in-text citations (“\citet”)

I am using natbib and a modified \bibliographystyle that approximates the APA style (downloaded from here: http://web.reed.edu/cis/help/latex/images/apa-good.bst.zip). The only problem is this: In ...
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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 ...
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natbib | Question Mark instead of Citation

I've spend hours already trying to get natbib running. Im using Texmaker on Windows XP and just cannot find the problem: I made sure the link to the .bib file is correct I changed the bibliography ...
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REVTeX4-1 biblography problems

My co-author and me have decided to send a paper to the Journal of Mathematical Physics which is a publication of American Institute of Physics. Being a junior co-author I got the dirty job of ...
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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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Authors are not found for citation by natbib

I am trying to use Natbib to print et al. for authors, for instance "Jeannet et al. [1]". \documentclass[runningheads,orivec]{llncs} \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} \cite{jeannetmine09} % ...
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Stop bibtex from complaining about an empty note

When I bibtex foo.tex the following foo.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \begin{document} \cite{citation1} \bibliography{foo} \end{document} with this ...
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Line breaking (or hyphenation?) of references in apalike

This is a problem I encountered some time ago and I never could solve it: how can you achieve correct line-breaking or hyphenation when citing references with the apalike style? Here is an example: ...
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Can I place citations in captions using Tufte?

I'm trying to get Tufte marginal material (citations, footnotes, and captions) to support incorporate citations as they do in the Tufte books. What I'm looking for is the "conversational" style that's ...
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How do I get full or abbreviated citations to appear automatically in Tufte footnotes (sidenotes)? [closed]

I'm experimenting with a promising approach to generate generate abbreviated citations in Tufte documents automatically using \cite alone, once a reference has already been used. But I've encounters ...
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Modify list of authors (`format.names` problem)

I am using natbib and started with apa-good.bst and was able to make minor modifications; for example use full-name instead of abbreviated :) But even after reading several tutorials on the "unnamed ...
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Italic citation reference for author name using natbib

I'm trying to get italics for the author name within the citation using natbib with agsm style. My MWE: \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @BOOK{Smith2011, author = ...
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Getting natbib to follow IEEE numeric citation format

I'm wondering if anyone can suggest a better way to tweak natbib to generate numeric references that follow IEEE's citation reference guide and style manual. Specifically, IEEE wants each of a group ...
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How to cite authors in small cap with \citet?

I followed Natbib reference sheet and \citet works as expected. I would like the author's name to appear in small caps, how can I do that? I guess I should do: Define \citenumfont to be a font ...
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How to get (Reference1; Reference2; see Reference3 for review)?

I'm using natbib package (\usepackage[round,authoryear]{natbib}) and I want something like: (Buhusi, 2009; see Bueti, 2011 for review) If I do \citep[see][for review]{Buhusi,Bueti}, I can get, ...
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Is there a way to prevent URLs from appearing in \bibentry citations?

I'm using Tufte document classes, in which citations appear as sidenotes consisting of the full bibliography entry, using (I believe) \bibentry. Many of my bibliography entries contain URLs (and I ...
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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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Modifying reference style

I'm preparing a document with references that should be set out as follows: http://www.i-cite.bham.ac.uk/harvard_reference_list.shtml http://www.i-cite.bham.ac.uk/harvard_citing.shtml The code I ...