{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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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) ...
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Problems with cite package

I am using natbib for managing references. But I wanted to get compressed or grouped references, so I switched to cite package. I deleted all the .aux files generated by latex and recompiled after ...
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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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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, no space after prenote

I'm using natbib for my bibliography. I'm using \citep[prenote][postnote]{reference} to cite reference. By default, natbib will print a space between the prenote and the reference. But, I'm writting ...
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Problem reading .bib file in RevTex [duplicate]

I'm trying to write a paper using RevTex 4.1 and natbib 8.31b, and the .bib file is not being recognized. My paper is: \documentclass[aip,reprint]{revtex4-1} \usepackage{amsmath} % need for ...
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extra words in parentheses of a citation call-out generated with a natbib command

I want to add some words inside the brackets of natbib. For example, I want to have something like (e.g. someone, 1999, pp. 23--24). I can use \citep[pp. 23--24]{...} to get (someone, 1999, pp. ...
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natbib's merge functionality in the appendix

The natbib package has a very useful option merge that allows one to have two or more references under the same number. If works fine for the following simple code: ...
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How to deal with large number of references in one \cite{}

I am writing a review type document and very often I have to cite 5+ papers in a single \cite{} command. I can't seem to find any documentation on how to best deal with this. The problem is ...
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Apalike sort as it appears in text [duplicate]

I am currently using \documentclass[12pt,reqno]{amsart} I am currently using \bibliographystyle{apalike} \bibliography{harry} with \usepackage[numbers]{natbib} I want my references ...
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How to change apalike to use full first name, not just initials?

I am using apalike with natbib in the article documentclass. However, I need to make some changes to the citation style: 1) is there a way to change apalike so that it shows authors' full first names ...
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beamer: bibtex + natbib + hyperref, hyperlinks do not work

I want to use bibtex in a beamer presentation and format the citations with natbib. This code works: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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How to modify author names in biometrika.bst

I am using biometrika.bst for my reference. It can be download for free from here. For most part, it works exactly the way I want except for author names. As shown in the picture below, the last name ...
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“! Missing \endcsname inserted” with babel and natbib

This is puzzling, at least for me. I get a "! Missing \endcsname inserted" error in the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[UKenglish,italian,french]{babel} \usepackage{natbib} ...
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natbib: custom biblabel ignores leftmargin

Main question; left margin: This answer provides the code to style the bibliography label in a desired fashion. However, the new biblabel ignores the left margin of the page. Since I do not really ...
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Replacing \citet and \cref with a single command (acme of laziness)

What would be the easiest way to accomplish the following? I want a single command, say \vcref, which automatically becomes \citet if all of its arguments are in the list of references and otherwise ...
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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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Problem with line breaking citation with bibtex

I'm having troubles with the the appropriate line breaking of my references with BibTeX with the author-date format. The problem is that each reference is cited in the format "(Author, Year)". When ...
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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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Natbib not generating bibliography entries for specific items

After some work with an external bibiography file, all bar two entries worked, with the following setup: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Referencing two or more works by the same author(s) with the same date (or n.d.) in the same parentheses

Apalike.bst or apalike2.bst prints wrongly two works by the same author from the same year cited together in parentheses. According to APA 6 this: (Authorone & Authortwo, 1991a,b) Should become: ...
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Change \citet{CITEKEY} to {\renewcommand\&{and}\citet{CITEKEY}} globally?

As the title states, I would like to use \citet{CITEKEY} throughout the document, but wrap it globally in the preamble as \renewcommand\&{and}\citet{CITEKEY}}. That way I can turn on/off the "and" ...
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Cannot replace \harvardand

I am using natbib with biblostyle agsm for my references. I like to replace the "and" in the references list between author names with a simple comma. Redefining it like this had no effect ...
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State (Ed.) just once after all editors (not after every editor)

I'm writing my master's thesis with latex and love it so far. My document class is scrbook and I'm using natbib for references. Since my institute has strict guidelines regarding the bibliography's ...
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Which referencing style is this?

How can I get this referencing style in LaTeX and BibTeX: In-text: (Soliman 2002) or Soliman (2002) At reference: Soliman AA, Abd Ellah AH, Abou-Elheggag NA, Modhesh AA (2011) Bayesian ...
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Outputting One long string as author in Natbib? [duplicate]

I'm using Natbib to display my references in text. For example, @misc{DrinkingWater, author = "Water Quality and Health Council", title = "Drinking Water Chlorination A Review of ...
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Undefined references in AISTATS 2016 sample submission file

I am trying to write a latex article in the format of AISTATS 2016 (http://www.aistats.org/submit.html) . I use sharelatex framework. I copied their example format in my workspace and tried to ...
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How to display in-text citation in the “Author Year: page” format?

I was wondering how to make LaTex display my in-text citations in the following format: "some text some text some text (Name 2015: 23)." I'm using the natbib-package and the bibliography style in my ...
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natbib: setting max number of authors displayed in the references [duplicate]

How do I limit the maximum number of authors displayed in the references. Example: @ARTICLE{2013Natur.495...76P, author = {{Pietrzy{\'n}ski}, G. and {Graczyk}, D. and {Gieren}, W. and ...
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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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Change authors separator in natbib, style plainnat

I want to change separator between authors from "and" to "i". I'm happy with the look of style I use: plainnat (natbib). Earlier I managed to change the separator, but with the use of different ...
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Natbib shows reference style without square brackets

I'm trying to get natbib to display the \bibliographystyle{aaai-named} as this documents shows. But when I try, I do not get that result there are no square brackets around the author name and author ...
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List cite aliases next to bibliography

I have the natbib package for my citations. I have defined some alias like this: \defcitealias{source-name}{SN} \defcitealias{source-name2}{SAN} And I cite using this alias: ...
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Natbib citations suddenly stopped working

I'm using the Eisever journal document class to submit an article. I feel I've compiled the bibtex properly (Latex>Bibtex>Latex>Latex) but nevertheless several citations are just not work. Preamble: ...
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How do I turn into reference into an et al. reference in the References section?

I want to turn any reference to a paper with more than 2 authors into First-Author-Last-Name et al. in the References section (but also in the actual text). I am using natbib. Is there a way to do ...
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References and bibliography with knitr, ESS and AUCTEX

I'm trying to get references working in a knitr Rnw document using ESS, AUCTex, TeXLive, and natbib. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} ...
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Personal Bibliographystyle: Language conversion not working

I made my on mybibstyle.bst bibliography sytle. I selected german as a language. In the style file it reads % The language selected here is GERMAN FUNCTION {bbl.and} { "und"} FUNCTION {bbl.etal} { ...
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citation format style change from X & Y to X and Y

I'm using \usepackage{natbib} and \bibliographystyle{agsm}. I want to remove '&' from the citation and replace it with 'and' (Ex: Instead of "Fama & French (1993)" I need "Fama and French ...
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AGPS Harvard referencing style

LaTeX newbie here! I'm using natbib and the 'agsm' bibliography style right now but need a full in-text citation (like what I get in the bibliography). I've played around a bit, and know it works with ...
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What is the relationship between natbib, apacite package, and apa document class?

This is the first time I have to submit to a journal and need to reformat my bibliography according to APA guidelines. This leaves me very confused since there seem to be multiple ways to do the same ...
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A conference template

I did my dissertation in LaTeX as a research. However, they are requested to change the template to a conference/journal template. Could you please suggest to me a template that can be used with these ...
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How to write the year in the reference list in bold when using natbib?

I am using the PhD thesis template by Sunil Patel (version 1.2) with Texmaker/MiKTeX on Windows 7. The template uses the natbib package with the style unsrtnat. Now I want the reference list to ...
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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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How to keep the year label when citing two references from the same author within the same year?

I am using the natbib package in LaTeX and have found a customized .bst file on some professor's homepage. The file is too large to upload post it here, but I think it is based on the authoryear.bst ...
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apacite with [natbibapa] fails to line-break authors' names in citation callouts when author name has umlaut

\citep causes problem at the margin when the last name has an umlaut (\"{}). This post is related to my last post here: apacite produces inline citations out of text area when using custom margins ...
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Square brackets in Bibliography with `apalike` style

I have a document with this setup: \usepackage[square,authoryear]{natbib} ... \bibliographystyle{apalike} \bibliography{bib} Which is producing Bibliography entries like: Batty, M. (2007). ...
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Reference Name Abbreviation

I'm writing up my thesis in LaTeX, using the natbib package for my reference list. I was wondering if there was any way to abbreviate a reference name from the second in-text reference onwards? i.e. ...
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How to create italic “in press”-year labels for in-text citations by modifying the bibtex style file

I'm looking for a way to add "in press" in italics into my bibtex-style file for publications for which a doi already exists. As I'm using a Natbib-AuthorYear reference style, I have to add this in ...
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How to single space bibliography ENTRIES (not the space between entries) using package natbib?

I'm filing out a template that uses natbib. Need to make the entries themselves single space. I know about the bibsep command to adjust between entry space (e.g. \setlength{\bibsep}{0.0pt}) just ...