{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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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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Remove space in reference in “et al. ,”

I'm using Sharelatex to work on my thesis, and I want to use the natbib package and authordate3 style for my bibliography. For some reason, when referencing a bibliography entry with multiple authors, ...
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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 ...
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Long names first for each chapter?

I'm writing my thesis using the memoir class and natbib, with citations such that, at the first occurrence, the full list of authors is given, and "et al." from the second onwards: ...
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'proper' clickable hyperlinks with biblatex, natbib and hyperref — (Author, Year) style [duplicate]

Based on some experimenting and some reading (here on http://tex.stackexchange.com) I might have solved first issue I had. I have kept a strikeout-version of the first issue so that people have a ...
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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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parsing bbl file to an xml file from within pdflatex while typesetting

As editor of a journal I need to translate the bibliography, in a bbl file, into part of an xml file (for potential submission to cross-ref). It seems best done on the fly by pdfLaTeX so I can also ...
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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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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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\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 ...
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bibtex error Texshop

I have the following files my main file: \documentclass[11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{a4paper} \usepackage{wutzi} ...
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No comma between multiple authors in bibliography

I am trying to write a paper and at the bibliography I have several titles which contain multiple authors. I want a comma to appear between them, but even if in the bib file I write the authors with ...
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BibTex: Easy way to drop article titles from references?

I would like to generate a bibliography for a grant application with a minimal structure. Ideally, something like science.bst i.e. omitting the article title. A. N. Clarkson, B. S. Huang, S. E. ...
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\citenum with square brackets

I am using the superscript citation style and sometimes in the text I need to print the citation number is square brackets like [6]. I read I could use \citenum but [\citenum{myref}] leaves some big ...
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Weird spacing issue mid-paragraph when using natbib, microtype, flowfram and the charter BT font

I'm using natbib, microtype, flowfram and the charter BT font (through the command \usepackage[bitstream-charter]{mathdesign}), and I'm getting the following results: Other instances in my main ...
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Suppress chapter creation by BibTeX

The title says it all really. I'm using the rsc bibliography style and placing the references will create the chapter heading "References". Now I do want that gone since this is for a poster and the ...
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how to use citenum without natbib

I was wondering if I can use the \citenum{} command of natbib without actually using it. I prefer using \bibitem{} instead of .bib file. Any idea?
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Citep only works as cite?

In an ideal situation using natbib and abbrvnat, citations e.g. \citet{Jones2004} and '\citep{Jones2004}' would have given Jones et al. (2004) and (Jones et al., 2004) respectively. Unfortunately I ...
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Single link in (Author, Year) citation style using natbib and hyperref

natbib and hyperref create by default two links to the bibentry in the reference section|chapter of the document: \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @book{author08, title = {{A Title}}, publisher = ...
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Natbib and Chicago

What's the quickest way to adopt the Chicago style for the bibliography (assuming natbib is used)?
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harvard style referencing

I am new to LaTeX and I need to change the style of an article. Setting in tex file is: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Same author same year bibliography order

\documentclass[twoside, a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} \cite{pastorstambaugh} blah blah blah \cite{pastorstambaugh2} blah blah blah \bibliographystyle{apa-good} ...
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Customizing a biblatex style - can I start with lockstep's post?

I want to customize a biblatex style based on authoryear (and thus based on standard as well). So when I read this, does it mean I have to work with the cumulated paste of both .bbx-files or can I ...
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Where to find bibliography style files conforming to natbib format?

natbib comes with three bst files, plainnat, abbrvnat and unsrtnat. In addition, the documentation states that 'other style files conforming to the natbib format exist,' and I was wondering where I ...
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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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Bibliography style like ieeetr

Are there any bibliography styles that supports both ordering as in ieeetr and author-year (ie. John et al.)?
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Boolean option in style file does not work

a while ago, I learned on StackExchange that I could create a style file to contain my preamble and, in particular, to include Boolean switches so as to select certain parts of the preamble as needed. ...
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How do I turn on and off a bibliography?

I have a CV that I created using the moderncv package. I am trying to make it modular to make it easier to customize for specific job applications. For some job listings, a CV is more appropriate, in ...
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Citing EU regulations using BibTeX

For my dissertation, I would like to cite an EU regulation No 269/2014 using BibTeX in the APA style. Has anyone ever done this? What is the most convenient way to do so and which template should be ...
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Smith (2010a, 2010b) instead of Smith (2010a, b) during in-line citation

I am using natbib package for my writing. For example, Smith has 2 papers, both published in 2010. I have labeled them as Sm1 and sm2 in my .bib file. Now when I cite the papers using ...
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Allow more authors before replacement by “et al.” with natbib/achemso

I'm using the natbib package to create my bibliography combined with the achemso style. I know there is a achemso package to create achemso-themed articles, but I'm writing a thesis so that's not ...
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removing underline from journal title when using hyperref

When I am using hyperref, the package puts underline to the journal title in my references. How can I get rid of this underline? A similar question is asked here: Turning underlines OFF in hyperref ...
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Write in Urdu font

I want to write some lines in Urdu font in Tex writing. Someone help me that which packages I must use and how I write in .tex file, either in Urdu text or in English text. Please help me with a ...
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change citation style ( [1-4] to [1]-[4], and [5, 8-9] to [5], [8]-[9] ) with natbib?

I have spent a whole day trying to solve the following problem. Please help if you know how to do this. I am using natbib (\usepackage[sort&compress,square,comma]{natbib}), and my current ...
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Bold labels and more with custom bibtex bst and author-year

I have the requirement to print the labels for the entries in the bibliography in bold, replace the , between multiple authors (if any) with ; and end them with :. The following picture is an example ...
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endnote indentation equal to bibliography

I am using endnote to place my footnotes as endnotes at the end of my book and natbib for my bibliography. As such, i want both list to have the same indentation. I know I can set the indentation of ...
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Specify which of multiple citations is preceded by a prefix in BibTex/natbib/BibLaTeX

I'm trying to add a prefix to a particular citation in LaTeX using BibTex/natbib/BibLaTeX in the context of multiple citations. Here's what I want to appear: Claim made by several authors ...
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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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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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Printing Article and Author Name In Text from .bib

Is there a way to tell BibTeX/natbib to print the name of an article and the author's name in text? For instance, where I would usually use \citep{cite-key} to deliver the in-text citation ...
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Citations in separate tex file from bibliography

I'm compiling a thesis where the main TeX file contains all my preamble declarations before including the thesis chapters as individual TeX files. I'd prefer, however, to have a single bibliography ...
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natbib: modifying citation style for particular source type, while others remain default

I'm using natbib and would like to modify the punctuation style for one particular type of source (classical texts), while punctuation for remaining sources should remain at their default settings. ...
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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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Bibtex/natbib: how can you print same bibliography twice?

I want to compile my document with in the end a list of all my cited sources: 'references', but also a list of 'recommended readings', so a re-print of the same bibliography that outputs ALL sources ...