Biblatex's date and urldate only reference the day that the entry was made/accesses on.

Is there a way to add the time to a bibliography entry as well?

Any tips welcome!

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    Recent versions of biblatex (in combination with Biber) allow users to extend the data model with custom fields. Thus one could introduce a field time. Then one can redefine the formatting instruction for printing a date to include the time. The interesting thing would be how to change the format of the time using various standards (24hours, pm/am,...). – Guido Feb 19 '13 at 6:15
  • It would be nice if I could somehow reuse all the functionality of date type in my time type and then add additional functionality for rendering time. – Andriy Drozdyuk Feb 19 '13 at 23:39

I have been using the trick for url's in my bibliography

lastchecked="\today", How about trying to use the


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    Welcome to TeX.sx! Your question won't be seen by many people here, so it would be best to repost it as a fresh question. Follow-up questions like this are more than welcome! Please use the "Ask Question" link for your new question; there you can link to this question to provide the background. – texenthusiast Apr 3 '13 at 13:24
  • I am not asking. I am more suggestion +drozzy. Is this the wrong place to do so? – amonk Apr 4 '13 at 15:20
  • @agerom No, this isn't the wrong place. Perhaps you can add what's needed to get \currenttime – egreg May 3 '13 at 17:20

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