{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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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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Bibliography style (vancouver)

I'm quite new with LaTeX, but am trying to write my master's thesis with it. I'm running into a problem with the bibliography style. This is what the school asks for the reference style (with the ...
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Missing letter identification in bibliography for two papers with same author and year. (Natbib+BibTex+makebst)

I've made a custom .bst file, using makebst. When using Natbib, I get for two papers in the same year and author, a letter identifying the two papers as "a" and "b" in the citation. Sadly, no letter ...
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BibTeX style always uses ampersand regardless of choice in makebst

I've now twice generated a bst file using makebst. Regardless of my choice when asked whether to use "and" or "&" for 3+ authors in the reference list, the style always uses "&". I would very ...
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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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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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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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Only last name for natbib citep [duplicate]

I want my citations to be shown as (LastName, year) instead of (LastName Initials, year). I am using the natbib package, with setting 'authoryear'. Below a minimilistic example: My .tex file: ...
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Revtex: rmp with phys rev style bibliography

By rmp option to revtex4-1 sets the citation style to author/year. I'd like to change it to standard numerical citation, as seen in Physical Review Journals, (but with reference section name as in rmp ...
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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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Natbib sorting and citation order by appearance

I've started writing my thesis using LaTeX (as recommended by the school) and as a complete novice at it, I've been stuck trying to figure out how to change the citation by order of appearance. I'm ...
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Define bibstyle output hierarchy for doi, url, isbn and issn in BiBTeX

I want to make a hierarchy for printing doi, url, isbn and issn in BiBTeX. Something like this (here "real" means that the bib-field is availably/valid): if "doi" real print doi else if "url" ...
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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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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 year sequence change

I am working with a report type document, with the settings of: \usepackage[round]{natbib} % omit 'round' option if you prefer square brackets \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \setlength{\bibsep}{18pt} ...
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The references are not compiled in a latex file with only a table

I have a latex file as follows. I have document.bib, natbib.bst, and natbib.sty in the same directory. The latex file compiles, when I use pdflatex command, but the references appear in from of ? Any ...
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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 ...
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Changing natbib style from authoryear to numbered for a small section

I am writing a paper for a journal that requires citations in author-year format. I can produce this using \usepackage{natbib} and \cite, \citep commands as shown below. However, I want to produce ...
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Can't format bibliography as i would like

i'm trying to include a particular reference in my bib. Below is what i've put in my bibtex file. @UNPUBLISHED{goyalgagnon2015, title={Social Structure, Markets and Inequality}, author={Gagnon, ...
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Natbib citation error

One of my citations is breaking my document. If I build it with the citation uncalled in the document and a fresh .bbl file, the document builds fine. If I try and call the citation, it breaks the ...
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URL of cited web site in bibliography

I am using natbib with the chicago style as bibliography style. I am trying to cite a web site, but in the bibliography the URL (given in the BibTeX entry) is not printed. Is there a simple solution ...
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Delete period after howpublished field in bibliography using natbib and agsm

I am using natbib with agsm.bst and \documentclass{book} I have howpublished field in .bib @misc entry. @misc{BHF2014, annote = {[Accessed: July 2015]}, author = {{British Heart Foundation.}}, ...
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Can I use natbib with beamer?

Can I somehow use natbib with beamer now? When I try to load the natbib package the file does not compile. There is some old evidence that there is a conflict here: Beamer and Natbib. But maybe this ...
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Show only first author in citation call-outs

I am using scrbook and the natbib package. What I basically want to do is that in the reference when using \citep only the last name of the first author and the year should be shown no matter how many ...
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AIP conference proceedings template - issue with BibTeX

I'm currently using the aip-cp.cls class file for generating an AIP conference paper using LaTeX. In general, everything is working fine apart from the references which are generated at the end of the ...
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Custom punctuation and format in references using [natbib]{apa6}

I need to change to reference entry format. I am using [natbib]{apa6} for managing my references; basic structure is as below: \documentclass[natbib]{apa6} \begin{document} ...
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Op.cit. for a single author with more than one source

I’m using opcit package to generate footnote style citation. Sometimes I have two bibliography entries with the same author, and if I cite them both in a text, the subsequent \cite command will ...
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Cite two papers in parentheses

I'd like to cite two papers in one parenthesis, like (Author1 et al., 2001, Author2 et al., 2004) But when I use: (\citet{paper1}, \citet{paper2}) it gives (Author1 et al. ( 2001), Author2 ...
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how to get the string “submitted” into the citation call-out when using the apalike bibliography style

I need to cite a submitted-but-not-yet published journal article, and I follow this approach: ref.bib @preamble{ " \newcommand{\noop}[1]{} " } @article{author2015, author = "Author Author", ...
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Date-field gets deleted on creation of bibliography

My bibliography doesn't behave as expected: all citations don't have dates in the final document. I believe that is caused by an error when creating the .bbl-file: it seems, as the date field is ...
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Apacite with natbitapa - bibliography spacing

I am using a LaTeX template for my thesis \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,leqno,openbib]{memoir} Apacite is working fine for the in-text citations but the bibliography has strange spacing - each ...
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Undefined citations in Natbib (ShareLaTeX)

All of my citations are undefined in a ShareLaTeX document. A minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage[british]{babel} \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{natbib} ...
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How can I remove the italics in the article title in my references? I am using natbib with apalike2

I need to format my references for the International Review of Economics and Finance. Which means that they should look pretty much like the output I get combining natbib with apalike, with the ...
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Natbib in-text citation displays year in brackets

When citing a paper I want output to be like this: Ryan [1999] OR (Chen, Liu, and Ryan [2008],Cheng, Dhaliwal, and Neamtiu [2011]). In other words, I need year to be in brackets. However what I get ...
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natbib + BibTeX: suppress url if doi is available

I am using natbib (+ BibTeX). Some entries in my bibliography file (.bib) have the field doi, some have url and some have both. I would like to edit the bibliography style file (.bst) so that, if doi ...
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Different citation styles for multiple bibliography

I've a document with multiple bibliography and I'm desperately trying to have different styles for \cite options. I'd like an author-year style for bibliography, while a numeric style is better for ...
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How can I keep the font size unchanged while using 'natbib' in IEEEtran?

I am working a paper for IEEEtran using IEEEtran.cls. The citation style is not tidy while citing multple references, for instance, \cite{test1,test2,test3} % the result is: [1], [2], [3] % my ...
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Changing from apacite to natbib package

I'm currently using the apacite-package for references in my thesis. However, I'd like to change the format of the references, which is currently on the form (Author, Year), to numbered style citation ...
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Applying `longbibliography` option without using `\documentclass{revtex4-1}`

I am using the revtex4-1 file apsrmp4-1.bst for my bibliography style, but am not using \documentclass[...]{revtex4-1} for the class option. That is, my document is something like ...
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`bibtex` conference item?

I would like to write a document with the list of all scientific publications : articles / book / oral communications ... I store all my bibliography with bibtex, thus there is no problem for ...
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Citing a range of papers (using numeric keys)?

Is there a way so that, when I cite a range of papers, the output is a range of numbers, instead of a list of numbers? In other words, when I type ... some dummy text here is due to me \cite{me1, ...
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How to suppress brackets in bibliography with Beamer and natbib [closed]

I routinely use XeLaTeX, BibTeX, and natibib in my papers with Chicago style references. No problems--been working for decades. When I make a Beamer presentation, however, the References section has ...
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Is it possible to have (Author,year) citation in text and plainnat- ksfh_nat combination reference ?

I have tried to figure out how can I have (Author,year) citation and it turned out natbib works well for this. But the problem is: the reference I want is not available in any format. It is similar ...
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LaTex natbib package listing all authors in within-text references

Morning, A few of my within text references are listing the names of the authors rather than et al.,. It is only 4 out of the 250 odd references in my thesis I am having an issue with. I am using ...
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natbib citep[]{} error if used in theorem options [duplicate]

I am using natbib and amsthm. If I use \citep[Thm. 4.5]{key} in the options of my theorem environment I get the error: Argument of \NAT@@citetp has an extra }. \begin{thm}[\citep[Thm] Why can't I ...