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I would like to remove the word "pages" in formatted bibliographic entries. I am using natbib with the bibliography style unsrtnat. I have the following MWE:

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If we look at source 2, it has the word pages, which I would like to remove to be consistent with source 1.

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MWE

\documentclass[english,twoside,12pt]{extarticle}
\usepackage[numbers, sort&compress]{natbib} % Nice references.
\bibliographystyle{unsrtnat}            
\begin{document}
We cite \citet{erhan2006collaborative} \citet{exarchos2006protein}.
\bibliography{references}
\end{document}

and the references.bib file contains:

@article{erhan2006collaborative,
    title={Collaborative filtering on a family of biological targets},
    author={Erhan, Dumitru and L'Heureux, Pierre-Jean and Yue, Shi Yi and Bengio, Yoshua},
    journal={Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling},
    volume={46},
    number={2},
    pages={626--635},
    year={2006},
    publisher={ACS Publications}
}

@inproceedings{exarchos2006protein,
    title={Protein classification using sequential pattern mining},
    author={Exarchos, Themis P. and Papaloukas, Costas and Lampros, Christos and Fotiadis, Dimitrios I.},
    booktitle={Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2006. EMBS'06. 28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE},
    pages={5814--5817},
    year={2006},
    organization={IEEE}
}
  • I wouldn't recommend making such a modification to (a copy of) the file unsrtnat.bst: In entries of type @inproceedings, numbers (and ranges of numbers) can appear in quite a few places. If one omits the prefix "pages" (or "page" for a single-page entry), your readers may not be able to figure out which numbers represent pages and which numbers represent something else. – Mico Nov 7 '17 at 19:14
  • Normally I would keep it, but a colleague of mine had their professor complain out inconsistent formatting, and they gave me this problem, and now it has piqued my interest about how I would do it if I needed to. Perhaps an alternative would be to abbreviate it to pg. – oliversm Nov 7 '17 at 20:59
  • see this post -- it may be helpful tex.stackexchange.com/questions/153254/… – Tina Nov 8 '17 at 2:06
  • @Tina , that is a similar sounding but unrelated question. – oliversm Nov 8 '17 at 19:06

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