{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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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 cite full author name

I have been looking for a way to cite full authors with natbib. I have found some answers that I are (to me) somewhat incomprehensible, seeing that I am still a novice at Latex. So I'll ask here... I ...
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Set natbib options after loading natbib package

Is it possible to set (or change) the natbib package options after its loading (i.e. after the line \usepackage{natbib})? The reason I need it is that I'm using a LaTeX style from a journal and it ...
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How to cite newspaper with natbib

When I check my bib file, the newspaper article is included as @misc with all the information (I use Mendeley to build up my bib file). In the bibliography, however, the citation only includes ...
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Undefined citations

I have been putting references into my document with no problems until today. Now all of a sudden when I put a new reference in I get two error messages and get told the following: Package natbib ...
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Drop brackets around reference item in `natbib`

I am writing for a journal (Transportation Research Record) that has strange and particular bibliographic guidelines. I've been able to adapt natbib to work for the in-text citations. But the ...
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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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Multiple bibliography in Latex

I want to insert multiple bibliographyes into my document. I just want one for the whole document and one for each appendix. I tried different packages (multibib, biblatex,...) but cant seem to ...
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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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Extra comma at the end of a reference

I am having a problem that whenever I have more than one entry with the same "author", then in my bibliography, both of them will have an extra comma at the end. Could you show me how to get rid of ...
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BibTeX: Citations appear with three names instead of first name + et al

I use natbib and the bibliography style aipauth4-1.bst. When I cite entries that have 3 authors, all three names appear in the text. It is the first time I see something like that, other bst styles do ...
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ACM Bibliography Style Natbib Error: 'Author undefined for citation'

I was writing an academic paper and the following method of citing an author was working until I had to switch to the acm bibliography style and I started getting the following error: Package natbib ...
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Natbib - I don't want to display bibliography page [duplicate]

I am preparing a poster for a conference. I need to include citations but I don't want to have the references page. Do you know how to proceed?
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Citing a Reprint of an Article in BibTeX

How do I cite a reprint of a given article? I want to cite the postscript of Lewis's Counterpart Theory & QML which only appears in his Philosophical Paper vol. 1. I have the info in my bibtex ...
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Selectively turn off hyperref links for citations

I'm using both the natbib and the hyperref packages. I would like to be able to selectively not generate hyperlinks for some of the in-text citations. I know that I can use the asterisk with ...
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Formating bibliography with natbib

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[portuguese]{babel} \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} Hello, world! (\Citealt[32]{Doe2999}) ...
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author year with natbib package

I use the natbib package, and my bibliography style is acm (small caps). I would like to have 'year' appearing right after the author name, but I get this error message: ! Package natbib Error: ...
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how to debug a backreferencing problem

I am using classicthesis package version 4.1. Also I am using the bibliography style file, abbrvunsrtnat.bst, posted here. I have a problem with using back-referencing. I have more than 70 citations ...
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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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About natbib and chapter number

I'm using a \chapterstyle{tandh} because I want my chapters numbered. In order to get a References chapter numbered as well I used the following code: \renewcommand{\bibsection}{% \chapter{\bibname}} ...
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Access fields of bibtex entry (gerplain.bst and \citeauthor)?

I create my references like this \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{scrreprt} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{bibgerm} % literatur deutsch \begin{filecontents*}{reffile.bib} @article{doe:1996, ...
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Page Number of Middle references in Multiple References not listed

When I have multiple references: blah blah \cite{ref1, ref2, ref3} then ref2 will not be listed on this page in my bibliography. Instead it just has -> pages with no page listed if I did not ...
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Problem with author-date bibliography

For submitting my manuscript to the journal “Communications in Algebra”, I want cite references in the text by author and date only enclosed in parentheses, and At the end of the article, list the ...
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LyX says apalike isn't compatible with author-year?

I am pretty new to LyX, and have no expirience with LaTeX. I'm writing my master's thesis in LyX, though, and I'm supposed to turn it in in a week. I want my bibliography to be "apa-ish", and have set ...
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Problem in bibliography autocompletion in TeXStudio 2.5.2

This question is the continuation of my previous question in here. I have updated everything according to the instructions given there in the answer of @doctorate. The problem that I have is the ...
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backreferencing in classicthesis package does not work [closed]

I am using classicthesis package version 4.1. The following is an example of the problem that I have with back-referencing. The resulted document does not have back-referencing in the bibliography ...
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Problem in compression of multiple citations using abbrvunsrtnat.bst [closed]

I had a problem in modifying abbrvnat.bst to have unsorted abbreviated reference list using natbib. Many thanks to @Marco Daniel for his great answer. He perfectly solved my problem by creating ...
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Bibliography separation with variable separator [closed]

I need a "." behind the title and "," behind all other entries. So far I tried to modify output.nonnull and output.check and extended them by an additional variable. STRINGS { s t separator } ...
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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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natbib: use the harvard referencing system

I've been scouting various websites, including stackexchange looking for an easy solution to make natbib work within my tex file so to use the harvard referencing system. I've only managed to get one ...
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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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How to change the starting reference number in Natbib in a given bibunit?

I'm using bibunit and Natbib packages with a numerical numbering. \begin{bibunit}[plainnat] \nocite{ref1,ref2} \putbib[mybiblio] \end{bibunit} \begin{bibunit}[plainnat] ...
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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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Harvard Style Citation and Bibliography

I am new to LaTeX and I am having problems with my bibliography. What I want : I am writing my thesis and I want to have Harvard style citation and bibliography. ...
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Using geman ö and ß in Bibtex [closed]

in my Bibtex file i name the Author: author={R{\"o}{\ss}ler, Irene and Ungerer, Albrecht}, but in the literature list it strangely outputs this: [Rößler und Ungerer 2012] RÖSSLER, Irene; UNGERER, ...
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How to modify unsrtnat.bst

I use unsrtnat.bst and I need to change the form: N.W. Ashcroft. Phys. Rev. Lett., 92, 187002. (2004). to N.W. Ashcroft. Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 187002 (2004). So I need to delete comma ...
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\cite without hyperlink (Citation in captions)

I want cite a reference (by using \citet, \citeauthor or \citeyear.) inside a \caption{}. Something like this: \caption{Characteristics assessed in \citet{perell_fall_2001}} I'm using the natbib ...
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Change automatically generated Text in sources with natbib

In my source directory of the thesis I am currently working on, I have got a masters's thesis as one source. As type for this source I chose Master thesis and now Latex always writes "master's thesis" ...
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remove “pp.” from references produced by chicago style, re-position page numbers

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath,amsthm,amsfonts} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{lscape} \usepackage{dcolumn} ...
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insert URL in reference; change italic for volume no. to upright; get a full author name, chapter book reference

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath,amsthm,amsfonts} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{lscape} \usepackage{dcolumn} ...
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LyX: author-year not compatible with natbib package with custom bst

I have a problem with LyX and citation. I would like to use the option Natbib : Author-Year to display the citation like "(Gebel et al., 2009)" but I keep getting the error author-year not compatible ...
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biblatex - postcite as subscript

I've defined the command \newcommand{\mycite}[2][]{\autocite{#2} #1} which allows me to combine a superscripted citation with a parenthetical page reference: Cf. Sloterdijk1 (pp. 84–85). ✓ This ...
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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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Additional Space after Colon in References

I'm printing the references in my document using: \nocite{*} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \bibliography{D:/economics/dataset} Here is one example of the generated references. George J. ...
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A biblatex style that's like plainnat

I want to switch to biblatex but despite the rather minimal changes suggested in some answers to switching from natbib, there's really a lot that seems to need changing. For example, the "In:" needs ...
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Natbib: cite in text with first name or initial

One of my references is J. Doe (1999). In the bib file it might looks like this: @article{doe-1999, author="John Doe", title="Some Paper", journal="Some Journal", volume=1, number=1, ...
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IEEEtranSN + natbib and @masterthesis [closed]

I'm using natbib along with bibliographystyle{IEEEtranSN}. Everything works great, but when I'm trying to add an @masterthesis entry, I get the following warning: Warning--entry type for ...
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URL of cited web site in bibliography

I am using natbib und 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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ClassicThesis, Lyx and reference ordering?

I am writing my PhD thesis with ClassicThesis, in LyX under Linux. Everything is working perfect... until I noticed that the order of apperance for my references is off. For example, the first listed ...
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Use of \citet with bibliographystyle unsrt

While I use \citet{Titterington} and I use \bibliographystyle{unsrt} which all websites say is supposed to produce a citation in the main body like Titterington[1], for me produces a citation in the ...