{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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Using an en-dash for multiple author citations with natbib

The package natbib renders a citation with two authors Kashiwara and Schapira, for example, as (Kashiwara and Schapira) when I use the command \citep*. Is it possible to have it output ...
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No vertical white space after References title in Bibliography [closed]

For some reason, there is no blank space between the bibliography section title (References) and the first reference. I am currently using \bibliographystyle{apalike} as bibliography style and ...
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Things you can't change with custom.bib

I am using custom.bib to create my own citation stile, and I quite like the result! The only thing I couldn't find, was how I can change some things in the citations in the text. What I miss, is the ...
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Bibligraphy ordering - ignore entry

I am using BibTeX with natbib. My style file orders my bibliography in the order in which articles were cited. Occasionally, however, I want an \cite to be ignored for the purposes of the bibliography ...
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Automating order of citations within parenthesis

I'm using chicago style with natbib and am generally happy with the results. What I'm hoping for though is a way to automatically order the appearance of references within each parenthetical citation ...
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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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Help with disappearing bibliography [closed]

I have a strange problem with the bibliography (I use bibtex) for latex (to compile I use TexniCcenter 2.0 beta, but the problem remain even if I compile with Texworks or winedt). I am writing a ...
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customize insert citation to use \citep{key} in LyX

I am using LyX and would like to know if it is possible to specify which citation command should be used by default for the "Insert -> Citation" function from the menu. Specifically I am using natbib ...
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How can I get items in my bibliography listed with square brackets?

I would like to use square brackets for citations in the text and in the bibliography. I figured out how to adapt the citations in the text, but I just don't find any way how to change the appearance ...
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Author-year citation with natbib and Springer's spbasic bibliography style

I found many solutions to similar problems here, but I still cannot solve this one: I'm using Springer's template like this: \documentclass[twocolumn, natbib]{svjour3} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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How to cite articles from a well known website

I would like to cite articles and the specific authors from well known websites. My problem is that I would also like to include the website info in the citation. For example I am citing an article ...
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Displaying author's name in a bibliographic entry in the form: Surname, First Initial of Firstname

\RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @article{Arter95, Author = {David Arter}, Date-Added = {2013-08-11 17:38:06 +0000}, Date-Modified = {2013-09-01 15:13:22 ...
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Classicthesis citation style (author,year instead of numerical)

I'm using classicthesis 4.1 in LyX to write my thesis and I need help with natbib's citation style. I can't seem to change the natbib numerical citation style to (Author et al., XXXX; Author2 et al., ...
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How to lock the back reference at the top left corner of the bibliography entry?

Anybody knows how to lock the back reference at the top left corner of the bibliography entry by employing BibTeX? The result should be like this: It works to me when using \bibitem (yes, it goes ...
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How do I change the number of authors listed in the References section? [duplicate]

I'm using bibtex and apj.bst. I'm citing a paper that has about 40 authors. In the text, it's cited properly as Author1 et al. but in the references section, all 40 are listed. Is there an easy way ...
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How to reformat in-line citations when \nameyeardelim is undefined?

As per the second part of this question, I want to remove the comma from the end of the authors in my in-line citations, e.g., Doe et al., 2013 -> Doe et al. 2013. The solution is to redefine ...
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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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I need to change the natbib package to version 8.31 [closed]

I want to submit a programme .tex to ArXiv. At present, I have an error, which is fairly documented. I need to change package natbib to a more recent version that is natbib 8.31, If you could explain ...
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How to restrict number of cited authors in \citet or \citeasnoun

This is actually a follow up question to How do I truncate the author list and substitute et al.? where I was advised to open a new question. I would like to use \citet or \citeasnoun apparently ...
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Customize bibliography style with natbib

Using the code below, my bibliography looks like this . How do I force LateX to: Put the authors in alphabetical order by last name (eg. Basdevant and then Hall) Put the last name of the first ...
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Name order in “elsarticle-num-names” bib style [closed]

With the following document class: \documentclass[12pt]{report} and the following bib file and style: \bibliographystyle{elsarticle-harv} \bibliography{References} or ...
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natbib: how to display partial authors in reference

I am using natbib to manage my references, now I have a problem: my reference list always displays all author names of an article: Marcel H. Schulz, Daniel R. Zerbino, Martin Vingron, and Ewan ...
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Re-formatting natbib entries?

I have a bibtex entry like this: @inproceedings{key, title={ Title }, author={ Authors }, booktitle={To Appear in the Proceedings of the ACM Long Conference Name}, conference={{Short ...
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In \bibliographystyle{alpha}, can I sort references by the first author's last name instead of by the marker?

I'm creating a bibliography using \bibliographystyle{alpha}. Consider the following three references. [Gab72] Peter Gabriel... [GJ09] Paul G. Goerss and John F. Jardine... [GR92] Peter ...
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Adjusting longnamesfirst to use et. al. on first occurence with more than 3 authors

I am making final adjustments to my thesis, ensuring that I am using the correct citation rules etc. Now it turns out I need to use all the authors' names in a citation on the first occurrence, as ...
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No comma between journal name and journal number

De Gruyter requires no comma between journal name and journal number. So rather than Bird, Steven, and Klein, Ewan 1994 Phonological analysis in typed feature systems. Computational Linguistics, 20 ...
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Brackets in citing-style? [duplicate]

I have the following LaTeX code: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, bibliography=totoc, index=totoc, abstracton, ...
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Problem with natbib and “To appear” and “In Preparation”

The following citations produce a text that reads Meier (To Appear,I) although the .aux file contains the right information: \relax \citation{a,c} \bibdata{SM} \bibcite{c}{{1}{In ...
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Change “et al” for “y col.” in natbib [duplicate]

I'm using natbib to make the citations in my document. When I cite an article that has more than one author with \citep{Ak-Suleimani1999}, I have, in the output: Ak-Suleimani et al., 1999 The ...
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Author-year citation with self-generated Natbib-Style, Lyx [closed]

I have generated a bib-style for Lyx using the terminal (bib.bst) and am using it in Lyx 2.0.3 with JabRef, natbib and author-year citation. Everything works great, only now in citations I don't get ...
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natbib using et al with econometrica style

Hi I'm using natbib with econometrica. For many of my citations the author lists are very long, and I'd like them to show in the text as first author + "et al.". How can I achieve this?
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Reducing space between backreference and entry in bibliography [closed]

is it possible to reduce the space between "page" and the bibliography entry? A negative vspace is to unreliable. Answer: \hfill does the trick \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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missing several fields in a bibliographic entry

Clarification: I'm writing a thesis. Edit: It seems that my TeXworks doesn't compile -- to a en-dash, any idea why? I just use – for now with XeTeX. I compile with XeLaTeX + MakeIndex + BibTex and ...
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Bibliographical note with text appearing before the reference

I am trying to figure out how to have a bit of text in the bibliography before some entries. If a normal bibliographical entry is something like [25] Ash, Culotta, Fahrenkamp-Uppenbrink, ...
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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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(first author et al. 1999; first author et al. 2000)

I have downloaded MiKTeX and it works very well. However I am wondering if you could you help me about the citation style. I want to cite more than one reference as (First Author et al. 1999; First ...
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unkown option natbibapa for package apacite [duplicate]

I have a problem with natbibapa for package apacite. I Have the following text \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath} \usepackage{amsxtra} \usepackage{amstext} ...
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Citation colour vs parentheses colour [duplicate]

I have used Audrey's code to cite something of the form: \citet[p.~42]{smth}. This code is excelent if someone wants to have the parentheses affected as well. Now, I ask if it is possible to have the ...
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Different citation colour for page number [duplicate]

I try to cite a specific page in LaTeX using the following command: \cite[p.~42]{Friedberg1995}. I use colorlinks and I have set a blue colour for my citations. After the compilation takes place I ...
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How do I use natbib and agsm [closed]

I am trying to use natbib and agsm for harvard style in my work but without success. Given the code below I get output: ...(?) in the pdf and a warning in the console: pdflatex> Package natbib ...
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Too many authors in author field

My problem: I have a very long list of authors for a few papers - apparently bibtex can´t handle that. Here's a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Full names with Chicago bibliographystyle

I'm using \bibliographystyle{chicago} and the Natbib package. I would like to have the FULL NAMES of the authors listed in the bibliography. For instance: Lastname1, Name1, and Name2 Lastname2. ...
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Remove issn/doi/url when using plainnat and natbib

I am using natbib and the plainnat style for the references. I would like to know how can I remove the ISSN, DOI and URL from the references without deleting them in the .bib file. I have seen some ...
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Abbreviated first names without spaces in between?

I would like A. B. Lastname to appear as A.B. Lastname in the bibliography. (I have already found how to abbreviate first names.) (I have to solve this with bibtex and natbib because I am already ...
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Reduce spacing between citations with unsrt bibliography style

I am using \bibliographystyle{unsrt} with LaTeX (using TeXShop on a Mac) in a document with \documentclass{article} and I find that my bibliography is taking up a lot of space because there is a blank ...
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Natbib-Multibib problem with prefix labels

I am facing a problem when using natbib together with multibib and label prefixes. I want to define two bibliographies: One for literature of other people, with numbered references, and one for my own ...
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Citing websites in APA style with Zotero

Using natbib and apa-good as style, I am having problems displaying a citation of type website or blog post. \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{apa-good} \bibliography{msc_thesis} Test ...
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Suppress natbib warnings

The output of pdflatex is filled with lines like this: Package natbib Warning: Citation `lee2004calder' on page 15 undefined on input line 207. I'm aware that the citation is undefined, and at some ...
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Replacing ? with citation key and/or making list of unresolved references in natbib?

I have a question about unresolved references (I'm using natbib and pdflatex/bibtex) and the default behavior to print a (?). What I would like is the following: The (?) replaced with ...
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Different bibstyles for bibentry vs. bibliography

Using natbib, bibentry. I would like if possible to render the bibentries in a different style than that in the Bibliography section in the end. A particularity with this is that bibentry copies ...