{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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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. \citep{...
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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 ...
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Using different bibliographic styles in the same document [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I have two different styles of bibliography in the same document? I'd like to use in the same document: the numerical style in natbib to list my own bibliography ...
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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} \date{...
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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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Referring to a website in `bibtex`

I am referring to a website in a scientific paper, the website is providing some stats. What do I write in the author field? The stats are collected using programs installed on some players PCs. I ...
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Bibliography title fontsize problem with BibTeX and the natbib package

I'm trying to change the fontsize of the Bibliography title to a normal size but I can't do it. I already try (without results): \let\chapter=\chapter \let\chapter=\section %works, but all the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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\cite[page]{book} inside \caption[…]{…}

Is it somehow possible to put a citation including page specification, as in \cite[page]{book}, inside the list-of-figures-relevant caption of a figure, i.e. \caption[*HERE*]{...}? I can do \caption[...
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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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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 automatically generate abbreviated citations in Tufte documents after the first occurrence?

In documents using Tufte document classes (tuft-handout or tuft-book) \cite is replaced by a footnote (which appears as a sidenote) corresponding to the full bibliography entry for the cited work. ...
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how do I get Left-justified text in my bibliography?

Using the natbib package, how do I get left-justified text? Here is my preamble: \documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage{amsmath,appendix} \usepackage{fullpage,lipsum,multirow} \usepackage[pdftex]{...
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New apacite package (2012-Feb-14) problem?

A new version of the apacite package was introduced on 2012-Feb-14, with three added options to select different citation commands: apaciteclassic, natbibapa, and nocitation. I installed the package ...
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Natbib puts reference data one line per item

I'm using: \documentclass[oneside,article,openbib,12pt,titlepage]{memoir} \usepackage[authoryear,round]{natbib} % Better bibliography support \bibpunct{(}{)}{,}{a}{,}{,} in the preamble of my ...
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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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How do I repair “Author1, Author2, & Author3” citations with citet* in natbib? [closed]

This is possibly a very obscure problem. I tried searching for solutions but I had a hard time getting search engines to accept a literal ", &" string. The problem is basically this. I'm using ...
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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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Space after et al. too big

I have a document as \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{natbib} \bibpunct{(}{)}{,}{a}{}{;} \makeatletter \renewcommand*{\NAT@nmfmt}[1]{\textsc{#1}} \makeatother \begin{document} According to ...
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(Author, year, abbr. journal name) as citation style

I'm using bibtex and natbib in beamer (by defining the newblock command). I would like to have citations in the slides in the format (Author, year, abbr. journal name) instead of just (Author, year), ...
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\citep is not working

I am new to LaTeX (MiKTeX version) and try to get authoryear citation e.g. (Hugh et al., 2009) using \citep{MCOSW}. But rather it shows the whole list of authors with year at the end e.g. (Hugh Glaser,...
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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, hyperref, natbib and very long (institutional) author names in references [closed]

Edit: having tried to make a MWE the issue I was having has gone away - so please disregard! I'm having trouble with a reference to a work by MIT, I have to cite this as "Massachusetts Institute of ...
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order of appearance of authors in bibliographic entries

Im trying to have the bibliographic list defined for my document using natbib. While styles such as unsrtnat gives me a the references in order of appearance in text, however, I have a problem that ...
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Citations: Sort and Compress with superscript (Nature style) using non-superscript dash (xetex+Linux Libertine) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change parameters for \textsuperscript{} in french? solution: How to change parameters for \textsuperscript{} in french? I passed the no-sscript option to xltxtra. ...
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How to hide URL from bibliography by using a harvard style?

I want my bibliography without URL fields. After modifying natbib here: \newcommand\harvardurl[1]{\textbf{URL:} \textit{#1}} to \newcommand\harvardurl[1]{} I noticed a blank line where the URL ...
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Citations aren't working in included file [closed]

Citations I place in included files come up as a '?', yet citations I place in the main file come up correctly. When the same citation is in both, it appears on both. I am compiling it in the order ...
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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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How to insert the author of a quotation using natbib and lyx?

Hello all: have a small issue, (btw, i am quite new to LaTeX, so please be gentle :)) When I create a quote in lyx and add a reference to it: % Preview source code for paragraph 52 \begin{quote} ``...
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Problem using \noopsort to sort on 'year' using natbib

In my efforts to familiarise myself with BIBTeX and natbib, I've been playing with the xampl.bib database which is shipped with the TeXLive 2011 distribution. I created a document (using the plainnat....
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Is there a way to remove the period from “et al.” in citations and the bibliography when using natbib?

Apologies if this has been asked and answered before, but while I've been able to resolve some of my queries from this resource, I can't seem to find an answer to this one. I have my own preferred ...
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Truncation of “year” field in author-year citations using “apalike” bibliography style

I use the natbib package (with the default authoryear option) and the apalike bibliography style for bibliographies. I would like to cite a forthcoming paper in such a way that "forthcoming" or "to ...
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'Apalike' bibliography style not responding correctly

I had written a M.Sc thesis using Latex. After my oral defence, I tried to effects some of the correction but to my surprise the reference listing in the bibliography changed. I did not alter the ...
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In-text citation: list all authors for pieces with three (or fewer) authors?

I'm preparing a manuscript for submission to a journal that uses a citation format similar to natbib's authoryear, but that requires full author lists for in-text citations when there are three ...
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\documentclass{book} + natbib [closed]

I'm using \documentclass{book} and trying to get the natbib package generate the bibliography. I have a root file, say, root.tex and different chapters are included using \include{}. I'm having ...
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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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Is it possible to load biblatex with a class that has already loaded natbib?

A while ago I asked a meta question on how big a question can be. I was wondering in particular about breaking open REVTeX and reorganising the goo within to replace the natbib bits with bits that ...
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Only author's initials in BibTeX natbib using named style

I have a BibTeX file with a mix of entries, some with full author's names and some with just initials. I would like my typeset bibliography to only use initials. Is there a way to do this? I have the ...