{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 to cite two different authors with the same surname in BibTeX?

Is there a way to automatically add initials to citations if and only if there are two authors with the same last name, cited in the same article, using BibTeX and natbib? (I'd rather not switch from ...
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Natbib: How to cite all names of three or more authors the first time and then use “et al.”

I am submitting a paper to a journal that requires the following citation format: If a work has two authors, give both names every time you cite it. For three through six authors, give all names ...
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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: spurious period in bibliography items with DOIs

I encounter this problem with both the MSCS style file, which is not a standard LaTeX package but an in-house style of Cambridge Journals, and also with the ACM sigplanconf style. I'm not sure if it's ...
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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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\citet command displays “(author?)”

Im using natbib and \bibliographystyle{alpha}. Occasionally a \citet command produces a proper citation mark, but also "(author?)" in bold face. Why is that? Example: It happens for the citation ...
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Problem with the underscore '_' caracter with natbib and footnotebackref package?

I am having a problem with the underscore with LaTeX + natbib + footnotebackref. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{footnotebackref} %%% \usepackage{natbib} ...
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\citet author coming out blank?

Somehow, my \citet citations are failing to show the author name. I can't quite figure out what I've done wrong... all I can guess is that I've run into an issue between amsart and natbib. I've tried ...
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BibTeX and in-text citations

I am starting with LaTeX and now I have a problem. I am writing a long document (thesis) and I have a specific LaTeX template which uses the BibTeX package to manage bibliography (as soon as I ...
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How to create my own bibliographic citation format?

I need to meet my university's requirements for a thesis. What I need seems to be simple but I haven't found a direct way to do it. What I need In the text, the citation must have the first three ...
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Independent Chapters and Unique References

I am trying to setup a report structure so that each author can work on their chapter on their own and once all chapters are finished I can put all together. For this to work well I need each chapter ...
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Citing vital records using tufte-book & natbib

I'm using the tufte-book class to help my mom write a family history. I'm running into a problem with figuring out how to cite vital records such as birth certificates, marriage documents, microfilms, ...
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compilation error of bst file

when I compile my document, I see this error. LaTeX Error: File `bmc-mathphys.sty' not found. % Preview preamble %% LyX 2.1.3 created this file. For more info, see http://www.lyx.org/. %% ...
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BibTex: Change Bd. to Vol. without changing language

I use the bibgerm-package for bibtex. My problem is: I need the german version of citation inside the text: [Meier und Hendriksen] but I need the english short form of volume, instead of the german ...
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From Sharelatex to Texmaker: missing bibliography [duplicate]

I was happily using Sharelatex until I wanted to use a package that is not available there. So I downloaded the project and opened it in Texmaker. Then Texmaker downloaded some packages and when I ...
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Natbib produces different output than expected

I'm preparing a submission to a journal that expects citations in the format [Author(year)]. Based on the examples in, for example, this answer, abbrvnat seems to fit my requirements. Unfortunately, ...
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Problems with acm bibliography

I am using acmsmall.zip from http://www.acm.org/publications/article-templates/acm-latex-style-guide and my bibliography looks weird :(. I am attaching a minimal example to highlight my problems. In ...
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Switched from natbib to biblatex, cannot find bib file [duplicate]

I had a working file with a natbib setup, but I encoutered difficulties citing in a footnote and it seemed more broadly that biblatex was better for my field. So I switched, and now my .tex file just ...
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Unwanted Line breaks in Bibliography

I'm using natbib to manage my bibliography, but it keeps breaking the line, rather than using the whole width of the page. I would like it like so: Acemoglu (2002) Directed technical change ...
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\bibentry producing dashes for authors with custom bst

I made a custom .bst file using makebst and chose the option for producing a long dash for repeated author names in the bibliography (option nmdash,nmd-3). (I'm using bibtex with natbib and ...
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Changing “Master's thesis” to “Yüksek Lisans Tezi” [duplicate]

Could you please help me change the wording "Master's thesis" to "Yüksek Lisans Tezi" (Turkish) in the reference provided below? Note: I am using the package natbib. Olcay Ekşi. Plastik esaslı ...
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Removing the text “pages” from the references [duplicate]

Could you please help me remove the wording "pages" from the reference provided below? Note: I am using the package natbib. Fatma Eti Aslan ve Aynur Koyuncu. Sağlık bakımında görünmeyen ...
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How can I hang the bibliography cite key into the left margin like section numbers in memoir?

The memoir documentclass has the option \hangsecnum which hangs (sub)section numbers into the margin, and right aligns them to the left text margin. I'd like to accomplish the same thing for my ...
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Problem with natbib and french babel after migrating to El Capitan

After migrating to Mac OS 10.11 (El Capitan), I have a problem using citations in my document. I have the following warning: No errors. Warnings: ./Thesis_LP.tex:100: Package frenchb.ldf Warning: ...
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Question marks instead of citations when using \include

I have been struggling a lot with this problem now. Hopefully somebody can help me. I want to create a document with chapterwise bibliography, so I use \usepackage{chapterbib} together with ...
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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 ...
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Problems to export Zotero to bibtex, Natbib error and JabRef error

I am very new to using references in Latex, so I may make stupid mistakes. So far I used Zotero for reference managing in Word. Ultimately I need an APA style, where in-text is "Author (year)" format ...
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Bibliography: natbib, apa-style and apacite

At the beginning I used \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{apa} and I really like the author-year notation. The result looks fine, but it's English and this time my seminar thesis is written ...
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Use numbered references within Natbib document

I am working on a document in LyX that uses Natbib for reference formatting. I like having author and year for the in-text citations. However, for the specific case of citing references in a table, I ...
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Separated references sections for appendix [duplicate]

The references in my document have the following requirements: My references need to appear before my appendices. My appendices contain new references. These references should not appear in the ...
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Undefined control sequence \cite after using apacite

I tried using apacite, then decided it was too complex for me as a beginner, so I reverted to natbib and a plain bibliography style. But now \cite won't work anymore. The displayed errors are: ...
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How can I cite a reference in french (“et” instead of “and” between author names)?

I'm currently writing my thesis, and I'm need to cite a reference using "et" instead of "and" between author names, for example: Copin-montégut et Avril (1995)
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.bbl file not being updated

Hi I'm using TexStudio to write a LaTeX document and am having trouble with my references. I'm using the natbib package and it works fine until I add a new references to my .bib file. When I then try ...
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Bibliography in the footer of each page

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[round]{natbib} \newcommand{\footcite}[1]{\footnote{\cite{#1}}} \begin{document} This is text with \cite{Goossens}. And\footcite{mozart:KV183}. ...
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bibliographystyle agsm uses deprecated command \bf

I am using natbib with agsm (harvard citation style), which apparently uses the deprecated \bf command. Upon compiling, I receive a hundred warnings. Does this mean that agsm is itself deprecated? If ...
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Which natbib file should I save in an archive [duplicate]

I work with a very large bibtex file when I write articles. The bib file is in version control and is collaboratively edited by a large group of scholars with similar interests. This creates a 'moving ...
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How to make numbered and ordered references for a paper to be submitted to a Springer journal?

I have a bibtex file like following: @inproceedings{NWS-2003, Author = {W.Nejdl and M.Wolpers and W.Siberski and C.Schmitz and M.Schlosse and I.Brunkhorst and A.Loser}, ...
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Natbib numbering problem

I have to use natbib for a conference paper bibliography and I'm having trouble getting the numbering working. I have the following code: ... \usepackage[numbers]{natbib} ... \begin{document} ... ...
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Modify plainnat.bst to not include “note”

I am using natbib with my thesis, and in particular I am using a self-modified version of plainnat.bst to always respect capitalization in titles. Now, I'd like to make another modification: I never ...
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Volume number should not be displayed in italics with apacite bibliography style

I am very new to LaTeX, and I'm trying to set up my citation and bibliography format. The only problem I have left is that my volume/issue is displayed in italics when I use the apacite bibliography ...
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\bibentry generating error with chicago style

I am trying to use \bibentry (with natbib) to have the full reference appear in the text, based on the example here (and others). However, this is generating an error Paragraph ended before ...
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Citing russian article with Texmaker(Windows) provides an error

I am writing an article in English, but I want to cite something using Russian in the bibliography. At the moment I need Russian only in the .bib File. I installed the babel package, but if I try to ...
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How to remove parentheses from year in Chicago style in natbib package?

I use natbib package and need to remove parentheses from year in Chicago style. Other questions in this site are not about natbib package. How should I do this? My codes are: ...
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How to print Author (Year 1 & Year 2)

I am trying to achieve the following using the natbib package but have not have much luck. I have an author whom I am citing a lot and at some point I would the citation in the text to be in the ...
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Uppercase the author names shown in citation call-outs generated by \citep

I need a help, please. I'm using \citep command to cite a reference, and the result is "(Zhang e Zu, 1999; Zhang et al., 2001)". But my I need the result as "(ZHANG e ZU, 1999; ZHANG et al., 2001)." ...
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An issue about the single quote mark appeared in bibliography using `natbib` with `agsm` style

I have settled on natbib with agsm style. And have a problem similar to the ones in the postings Removing the quotations marks from the bibliography using harvard style (agsm) and Fine tuning natbib ...
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Fine tuning natbib for agsm bibliography style, and adding links

Lovely day. I am quite new to LaTeX but picking things up fast. One area which is confusing me greatly is getting my bibliography to work just how I like it. I have settled on natbib with agsm style ...
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How to make citet author italic

I'm using natbib and IEEEtranN.bst (or IEEEtran.bst) \usepackage[square,sort,comma,numbers]{natbib} \bibliographystyle{IEEEtranN.bst} I want to make the author name and et al. both italic without ...
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Natbib + Chapterbib

I want to put a separate bibliography at the end of each chapter, called "References", and a global bibliography at the end of my report, called "Bibliography". I'm using Natbib and tried Chapterbib. ...
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Referencing not working with Natbib

This is my first LaTeX report and I can't get the referencing to work. I want most of my references to appear as (Author Year) so I'm using \citet{Crytozine}. But it appears as Cryptozine (2) ...