Anyone know why this is not showing up properly?

This is the text...

author = "Arjen K. Lenstra1{,} James P. Hughes{,} Maxime Augier{,} Joppe W. Bos{,} Thorsten Kleinjung{,} Christophe Wachter",

title = "Ron was wrong{,} Whit was Right",

year = "2012",

And the below is how it shows up where the second reference does not have the title in italics (Ron was wrong, Whit was Right)...


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    Welcome! A complete example would make it easier to help. Without knowing more, it is hard to say. However, article titles are not typeset in italics in any bibliography style I have ever seen. Either they go in quotation marks of some kind. Or they are typeset with just title capitalisation or they are typeset sentence-style. Italics is for journal and book titles etc. - not the articles. – cfr Jul 21 '15 at 1:32
  • But you should use and to separate authors in the author list. And why are all your commas in curly brackets? If Whit is a proper name, you want {Whit} was Right, for example. – cfr Jul 21 '15 at 1:33
  • @cfr - Oh I didn't know. Sorry today is the first day I use LaTex as our professor wants us to use it for our Outline / Final paper so just getting the hang of it. – cpd1 Jul 21 '15 at 1:37
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    You are really better off using {} to enclose each field rather than "" (though, technically, both are allowed). @cfr -- Some (many?) journals in (Anglo-American) law use italics for journal article titles, while putting journal names and book titles in "titlecase" small caps. (Utterly horrendous, but given the common law fondness for "precedent", it is hard to see them changing any time soon....) And don't get me started on the way these journals "order" the elements of a citation! – jon Jul 21 '15 at 2:54
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    Hey sorry. I'm good with leaving it as is. I guess just assumed that the title would be italicized. Since you guys said it's not common to see that for a journal article, I just accepted that fact and left it as is – cpd1 Jul 23 '15 at 14:43

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