{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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bibtex and genitive / possessive 's: the proper way to obtain “Kuran's (1989) model”

Is there a way to attach a genitive apostrophe or "'s" to an authors name? Currently I use: \citeauthor{kuran1989}'s \citeyear{kuran1989} But since something like this comes up regularily I'd like ...
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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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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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Defining -aux-directory for pdflatex breaks citations for natbib

When I run pdflatex with an -aux-directory flag it makes it so natbib can't find the citations. pdflatex command with -aux-directory: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex ...
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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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How to force references come up as et al

I'm using natbib referencing, in agsm style. I have had no problem so far with it suppressing articles with 3 or more authors to et al. However for some papers it prints all the author names for my in ...
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Beamer Presentation References slide can't allowframebreaks and have \frametitle

I am writing a Beamer presentation and my references are too long for one frame. So I tried to use [allowframebreaks], but then I get the TeX capacity exceeded error if I have a \frametitle. I can ...
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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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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 get DOI links in bibliography

I would like to add to all my bibliography items a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) link or a link to a download location. How can I do this with the natbib / BibTeX / hyperref combination? Currently ...
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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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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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Using “\citeauthor{key}.” at the end of a phrase renders repeated points

The present question is a follow-up question to this one: Preventing repeated periods in citations I have the same problem, using \citeauthor{key}. at the end of a phrase for a reference with more ...
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Problems with acm bibliography

I am using acmsmall.zip from http://www.acm.org/publications/article-templates/acm-latex-style-guide and my bibliography looks weird :(. I am attaching a minimal example to highlight my problems. In ...
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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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Problem with bibliography (BibTex) natbib package and Bib Style

For my thesis I'm working with TeXStudio and I tried to include my bibliography in my document. I used BibTeX for my bibliography and saved it in a .bib file, but I can't seem to make it work ...
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Conflict of backrefalt for bibliographies at end of each chapter (using natbib and chapterbib)

I want to have the bibliographies at end of each chapter and still have the cross-reference on the reference list stating "Cited on pages:" using natbib and chapterbib packages. To compile the ...
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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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How to show all the names of three or less authors in text?

I am using the article document class and the natbib package. When I cite 3 or more authors, this is shown as FirstAuthor et al. I want to change this such that when I have one, two or three authors, ...
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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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bibliography listing does not work properly

this is my first stackexchange question, i hope i am in the right place. i am using overleaf with a template but it lists bibliography in a very strange way, it looks normal when i use 'numbers' ...
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Can I get editors in natbib under bibtex?

I use natbib under bibtex. If I want to reference an article in a collection I get the template @InCollection{ID, author = {author}, title = {title}, booktitle = {booktitle}, OPTcrossref = ...
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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 ...