{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 eliminate the space between multiple numeric citations when using citep and natbib?

I have a document that is using natbib via the following usepackage command: \usepackage[numbers,square,comma,sort&compress]{natbib} When I cite multiple papers using the citep command, I get ...
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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 an author-date bibliography style. I ...
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How can I include e.g., in citep

When I reference some work, currently I get something like (Jimmy and Tan, 2003). I want an updated \citep where I can use (e.g., Jimmy and Tan, 2003). I should be able to call either the earlier ...
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How to modify line spacing per entry of bibliography?

I am using Easy-Thesis template to write my thesis. I downloaded this template from writelatex website. I am using natbib to format my bibliography style. This generate nice layout for the ...
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BibTeX: Author's surname followed by multiple initials

I'm having some difficulty trying to get BibTeX to show an Author's surname followed by multiple initials in my bibliography. I have quite a large bibliography and I have several authors, including ...
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How to use URLs in BibTeX database when using natbib in TeX file?

I will first give you the codes then I will explain my problem: \documentclass[a4paper,10]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} I hereby ...
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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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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 indented....
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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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Remove comma after optional argument in Natbib

I want to be able to add optional arguments surrounding my references with Natbib, using \citep [see][for review]{besnard2012reconsolidation}, but my output is (see Besnard et al., 2012, for ...
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Removing a character from custom natbib .bst output

Good evening, I'm having a hard time trying to modify a custom .bst provided by my university. The actual output looks like this: Büring, Daniel. (1992). Linking. Dekomposition - Theta-Rollen - ...
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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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How do I modify my .bst to accomodate both “and” and “\&” as bbl.and?

I have used makebst.tex to generate a style to match AGPS v6 (PDF Brief of style guide), however, I can't figure out how to get two styles of "and" for in-text citations. Using \citet{} I want to use "...
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bibtex: citing authors with same surname

I'm working on a document where I need to cite work by two separate authors with the same surname but different first names (Stefan Müller and Gereon Müller). I've followed the instructions in this ...
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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} \numberwithin{equation}{...
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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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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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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={; }} \newcommand*{\citesquare}[2]{\mbox{\...
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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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Upper case author names for BST file (based on APA)

I have created a .bst file using makebst. It is based on the APA style. I have compared the .bst file to other bst files, and trying unsuccessfully to put the authors in the bibliography in capitals. ...
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Hack of .bst to add urldate in @misc in BibTex with natbib

Trying to add urldate to my bst-file. I have the entry as: ENTRY { address ... url urldate ... year } With the two functions defining url and urldate: FUNCTION {format.url}...
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Problem of using natbib with showkeys

After updating from MacTex 2013 to MacTex 2014 natbib and showkeys stopped working together. Whenever pdflatex is processing a citation with both packages enabled, I receive the following error ./...
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Formatting of institution as author with natbib and numbered references

I am editing a document to be submitted to an Elsevier journal. The Elsevier document class uses natbib to handle references. I am encountering a problem with the appearance of references that have an ...
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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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Automatically cite all author names instead of “et al.” on first occurrence?

I am using BibTeX and Natbib (author-year) for citing references in my document. Whenever there are three authors or more for a given paper, the citation will be "First author et al. (year)". This is ...
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How to get APS BibTeX style file to work

I just started to use BibTeX and have found it amazingly convenient. So far I have tried to use the style file h-physrev.bst from arXiv, and copied the BibTeX information directly from the site of ...
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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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Prevent ibid tracking in natbib

I want to prevent natbib from replacing a list of author names by a long dash, which is the default behavior for citations with the same authors. Why? Because I'm using \bibentry to place full ...
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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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Use natbib with alpha style

Is it possible to use natbib together with the alpha style? It doesn't seem to be supported directly in the natbib package. What I mean is that there is no specific alpha-like natbib style, and if I ...
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RevTex 4.1 - Extra comma in bibliography when JOURNAL field is empty

I have to compile a paper with RevTex 4.1 for submission purposes and I am running into trouble regarding the bibliography page. Whenever I have a citation of a paper which has not yet been published ...
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Underlined journal names in bibliographystyle of apacite with natbibapa option

I am using these commands: \usepackage[natbibapa]{apacite} and later: \bibliographystyle{apacite} I would like to keep the natbib option because my text already uses citep and citet a lot. The ...
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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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Styling references using natbib

This should be a really simple question, but I really wasn't able to find it in this forum. The editor of a publication that I'm writing for (Cambridge Journals) asks me to use harvard-style ...
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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 C.D,...
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Putting bibliographies at the end of each chapter

I have a project that requires that separate bibliographies be maintained for each chapter and that the references appear at the end of each chapter. I am using natbib and I know that I should be ...
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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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How to set the number of the first citation?

I am using BibTeX and natbib for my citations. In the bibliography the first entry usually starts with [1]. Now I would like to shift all the numbers in the bibliography and text by a certain offset, ...
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Using different aliases for textual and parenthetical citations in natbib

I need to define distinct aliases in textual and parenthetical citations for the same reference. For example, I would like \citetalias{Miller2012} to result in "Miller et al. [2012, Paper 1]", while \...
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\citetitle and \citeeditor using the natbib & hyperref packages

I am very much committed to the natbib package, but still want to cite different fields of my bibliography items. For this I am using this code found in a google forum. \begin{filecontents}{mytestbib....
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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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Why doesn't biobliography with achemso.bst contain article titles

First: I know this question has already been discussed, but the answers don't apply to my case. I want to submit an article to the ACS Journal of Physical Chemistry C using the achemso document class. ...
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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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natbib bst file with merge functionality

According to the documentation citations can be merged in natbib (several citations appear as one item in the bibliography). The different citations should be separated by semicolons, if the '...
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How to include multiple bibliographies?

I want to include a separate bibliography for each chapter. The question below was trying to achieve the same thing Putting bibliographies at the end of each chapter I have been using natbib alone ...