{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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A comma separator for \citet and a semicolon separator for \citep simultaneously?

Is there an easy way to simultaneously have a comma separator for \citet and a semicolon separator for \citep? It is currently [comma]{natbib}, but (e.g., Black and White, 2006, Pink, 2006) looks ugly ...
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Problem in combining hyperref with multibib

I am writing my thesis and the document (in book class) contains multiple lists of references, one per chapter. Thus, I am using multibib package and the command \newcites to group the citations in ...
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How to get a custom citation type in BibTeX?

I would like to cite a movie in a paper I'm preparing. The style is APA, so (according to this document) the citation in the text should be "(Mulcahy, 1986)" and the reference itself should appear as ...
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Bibtex reference capitalisation concerning surname additions (van, van der, 't, etc) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bibtex handling of the Dutch “van” name prefix with natbib In Dutch many people have a surname addition (Jan de Vries, Peter van Sluik), which are capitalized when the ...
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Bibliography showing “and” instead of “&”

I'm using natbib and the apj style file, and when the bibliography compiles it shows "and" in the author list (and in journal abbreviations) instead of "&". How do I change that so it shows ...
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Bibliography not compiling

I have a latex file for my dissertation wherein I include several chapters. Everthing (\ref, figures) compiles file except my bibliography. Scouring the internet does me no help as this seems to be ...
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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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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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Acronyms in Bibtex

Is it possible to add acronyms to a bibTeX file? I have a bibTeX entry that looks like the following when printed with natbib: And when used within the text it looks like: I would like it to show ...
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Line break in citation with organization as author

I have the following reference: @MISC{EX2012, author = {{S}ingle {A}uthor {O}rganization}, year = {2012}, title = {Example} } A citation for this is breaking after "Author", but extending ...
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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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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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citet vs cite using natbib

this one looks like a question that should be solved just reading the package manual, but oddly I couldn't solve it neither that way. I'm using natbib for a Author-Date bibliography style. I ...
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How to cite newspaper with natbib

When I check my bib file, the newspaper article is included as @misc with all the information (I use Mendeley to build up my bib file). In the bibliography, however, the citation only includes ...
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How to align bibliography to the left

I am using a custom bibliography style I created with makebst. For some reason, the references are not aligned to the left, only the first line is aligned to the left and the rest seems to be ...
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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 ...
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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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Make/Create AGU's style bibliographystyle

I'd like to make/create a bibliography style similar to AGU journals' style, which looks like this: In the main text: Recent studies have shown similar results [Smith et al. 2001; Christensen et al. ...
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Citation in the body of the text

I have tried to use bibtex and bibentry, but I didn't succeed. Does someone have an idea how I can cite the whole reference in the body of the text, repeating or not the list of references in the end? ...
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Natbib \citet style: move optional argument outside bracket

I am trying to use bibtex+natbib to deal with the citations in my thesis. Some citations are of the style \citet{author_year} and work as expected. However, when I use \citet[pXX]{author_year}, then ...
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Suppress field using chicago bibliography style

I am using the natbib package and chicago style to create my reference list. Some of the references in the bib file contain a field called "note" which is printed if I use the following: ...
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Citing a Reprint of an Article in BibTeX

How do I cite a reprint of a given article? I want to cite the postscript of Lewis's Counterpart Theory & QML which only appears in his Philosophical Paper vol. 1. I have the info in my bibtex ...
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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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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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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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“and” in citation in the end of row

I write my article in Czech language where "and" = "a" and this little word can't be in the end of the row... how can I force bibtex not to write "and" (or anything else) in the end of the row in ...
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hyperref trouble with natbib citation inside of tabular

I'm using latex->dvips->ps2pdf to create pdf documents. Using natbib's \cite command inside of a tabular environment, I run into trouble that hyperref does not creates a box reference around the ...
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Author-year citation in LaTeX

How can I do this style of citation in LaTeX (Shannon 1948) what package I need? I have used \usepackage[authoryear]{natbib} \bibliographystyle{plain} and the output was [1] and I need to to be ...
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Using \citep{} leads to “! Missing \endcsname inserted.” error

When I am trying to compile my document I get the following error ! Missing \endcsname inserted. if there's a ":" in my cite key. This is my MWE: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside]{article} ...
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Need to change citation from [1] ,[2] to [1.1][1.2] depending on the chapter

References in chapter 1 should appear as [1.1] This A.B, That C.D, et al, 2010 [1.2] These A.B, That C.D, et al, 2012 References in chapter 2 should appear as [2.1] They A.B, That ...
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Suppress printing of only \bibentry references with natbib?

This question was basically asked before, but I think that the only answer didn't quite understand the question so I thought I'd try again. I'm writing a paper in which I need to have references show ...
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Can I get \citeauthor and \citeyear with bibtex?

I am using currently using bibtex and the \cite{...} command for all citations. Using the cell bibliography style, citations will appear as e.g. [Jovanović and Janičić, 2005]. However, I would like ...
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How to add “Continued” to the title of references?

I am writing my thesis and have some difficulty in modifying the title of the references. I am using a special class (PhDthesisPSnPDF) but it uses the class "book". I use natbib and have a ...
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Cite a reference with the initials of the authors

How do I cite references such that instead of appearing a number in the citation, the initials of the authors appears using natbib? For example, if I have this reference "[JRP] Jordan, M., Rodman, ...
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Change multiple author reference from '&' to 'and' with natbib bibliography

I'd like to change the separation between multiple article/book authors from '&' to 'and' in natbib. eg: @book{lee2009global, title={{Global Marketing Management}}, author={Lee, K. and ...
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Mark selected references in bibliography with an asterisk

is there a way to indicate/mark certain selected references in the bibliography section. For example I want to use simple natbib citations (author-year) in the main text (standard as they are). ...
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Lowercase in \citet{}, uppercase in \citep{}

My institute's format standards require that author's name in \citet{} citations should appear with first letter in uppercase, whereas in \citep{}, all letter should be in uppercase. For example: ...
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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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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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How to make \citet* display full list of authors?

When I am using the natbib package with apalike bibliography style \citet* displays only an abbreviated list of authors, such as Lemarechal et al. (1995). How can I make it display a full list of ...
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BibTeX file is not compatible with Springer svmono class

In the Springer provided template for a monograph, I am unable to use a BibTeX file for the references. I have made a .bib file, named DG_Refrences, containing all the details of necessary ...
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Marking author's own work when citing them

There is a requirement for my PhD thesis: all my own works shall be marked with * when cited, like this: as I noted in [3*], something something All other works shall be cited as usual. In ...
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Problems with citations using natbib

I have used LaTeX for reports in physics, but now I'm in a new field where I need citations. I'm not very savvy with LaTex in the first place, so please describe the possible solutions as simple as ...
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Separation between last and secondlast item in citet with authoryear style? [duplicate]

If citing several items with \citet, I want to achieve a specific separator (like "and") between the last and the second last item. For example \citet{Grieg,Greg,Gregor} should give something like ...
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natbib: Split Bibliography Into Sections By Entrytype (without using multibib)

What's wrong with multibib? multibib lets me split up my bibliography. But I have to specify manually (by \citeabc or \citedef), which bibliography entry belongs to which section. Also, it's not ...
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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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Make citation publishing date appear in square brackets when cited in parentheses

I know there are already an answers to the question How to make citations appear within square brackets [ ] instead of parentheses ( )? but there is something else I'm looking for. When I cite a ...
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Textsuperscript and linebreak problem

I got a problem when doing cites and linebreaks. I configured natbib the following way: \usepackage{babelbib} \usepackage[super,square,numbers,sort&compress]{natbib} Now, citing multiple ...
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Possible to change sort order in natbib?

I have played a little with LaTeX lately and I really like it, it makes the document look top professional and makes structuring a report easy. I am currently using it for a big assignment with lots ...
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Generating an author index with author names only, not dates, using natbib

I'm generating an author index using natbib, makeidx, and \citep and \citet in the document, with \citeindextrue. This works, but the author entries are of the form: Hegselmann (2001), 142, 190 ...