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Software-generated bibliographic entries: common errors and other mistakes to check before use

Background Story: While answering bibliography questions on this site, I often come across incorrect bibliography entries - most of the time they were automatically generated by Google Scholar ...
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Is there a difference between “” and {} in BibTeX?

I see in some examples each field in a BibTeX entry is given within "", while in others it is given within {}. For example, @Book{Torre2008, author = "Joe Torre and Tom Verducci", publisher = "...
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Implementation of “Title Case” in Bibtex

How is "title case" defined in bibtex? Which is the list of words not to capitalize, and in which file is it defined? Is it possible to change it? I checked the .bst file, but apparently it's ...
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How to customize .bst files

as I'm trying to make citations according to norm ISO 690-2 I faced "decapitalisation" of BibTeX entries, see: BibTeX loses capitals when creating bbl file. That was for plain style. Now I ...
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Biblatex: Inconsistent name-format

I use biblatex to manage my references. It works quite well, except for this strange behaviour: [1] Agresti, A. and Finlay, B. Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences. 3rd ed. Prentice Hall, ...
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Capitalize words in Bibtex files: {Word} or {W}ord?

I am aware, that it is a feature feature that I need to wrap words in curly braces to keep capitalization. I can picture three reasonable ways to do so: title = {Rise and fall of {Word}} title = {...
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APA style citation with apacite package

I am trying to put APA referencing using apacite but failing miserably. Here is my minimal trial example. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[BCAY]{apacite} \title{Brief Article} \author{The ...
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How to identify Illustrator in bibtex?

I'd like to include the illustrator for the book Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas, as Ralph Steadman, a friend of Hunter S. Thompson's, had a very distinct graphic style that had an enormous influence ...
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What is the proper casing to use when storing titles in the bibliography database?

What is the proper casing to use when storing titles in the bibliography database? There are two options: (a) Store titles in Title Case. Convert to Sentence case when a style asks for it. title = {...
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Biblatex changes capitalisation of titles

I'm using the Biblatex package with the biblatex-phys citation style, and they are changing the titles of some random entries in my bibliography to lowercase. I can't seem to determine how they decide ...
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Biblatex-apa style shouldn't show issue number in references for journal publications with doi

A journal article with doi number shouldn't show the issue number according to the APA6 publication manual. However, my biblatex-apa style (with biber) shows it. Does anyone know a good way to remove ...
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BibTex problem with multiple names in author field despite using “and”

I'm new to StackExchange! I have this document: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside,italian]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{url} \begin{document} Questa è una citazione \cite{...
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Different behavior of double curly braces from single curly braces and quotation marks in correction of letter cases

I have downloaded and using a package from Elsevier. To cite a reference I export a .bib from Web of Science in the following format. Deliberately I changed "absolute" to "ABsolute" to test whether ...
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! Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup. in my bbl file

Here is my .tex file: \documentclass[a4paper, oneside, 12pt]{article} \usepackage[style=nature, url=true]{biblatex} \usepackage{hyperref} \addbibresource{C:/library.bib} \begin{document} \cite{...
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BibLaTeX preserve case of acronyms in title

I have an extensive list of references(mostly journal articles) exported from Mendeley to a .bib file automatically. The issue that I have currently is the IEEE style uses sentence case and thus I ...

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