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{apa-style} is about bibliography questions using the style of the American Psychological Association. Use this tag in addition to the tag for the specific package you use to implement the style.

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How to change the apacite/abbrvnat bibliography style to look like regular APA 6/7th [display et al. for 3+ authors and Lastname, F. (year)]?

I need to cite and reference using a strict APA 6/7 style. I'm keen on using natbib pakage since it provides me with \citet and \citep commands. I've managed to achieve accurate in-text citations but ...
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How to force two separate words to be considered as just one in bibtex? [duplicate]

I would like to change the following citation: In particular, I would like to have the following instead: The Economist (2022). White power and dark money. The Economist, 442(9282), 36. This is my ...
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How to change the colon to a comma after the vol.(num.) in bib-file or .tex file?

I need to use a comma instead of a colon between the volume and the page numbers in the references. How can I achieve this directly in the bib-file or alternatively directly in my .tex file? \...
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bibstyle=apa6: how to list all authors [duplicate]

I am using bibstyle=apa6 that can only show 6 authors. How to show all authors? \RequirePackage[bibstyle=apa6,sorting=ymdnt,uniquename=init,defernumbers=true]{biblatex} \printbibliography[heading={...
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Omit Initials in citation with APA style

I have read multiple Q&A here where they referred uniquename=false as a solution to get rid of initials in case of same surname. But it is also mentioned that in such case APA style is suspected. ...
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Anyone knows how to show DOI or URL in \bibliographystyle{apa}?

I have followed the approach in the following link: https://www.bibtex.com/s/bibliography-style-misc-apa/ However, I want my reference lists to follow APA 7th ed. DOI is not generated at the end of ...
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biblatex-apa does not consistently remove period after DOI when using the option backref. How to fix this?

It can be seen in the following MWE that, when backref = true, for reference types like book, (and in fact almost every other type than article, from my tests) biblatex-apa does not remove the period ...
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APA style bibtex citations show up wrong/don't work

So i am writing my thesis and got a custom latex template for it from my institue. It has its own document class and a main.tex. My problem is that i tryed to changed the citation style in my .cls ...
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Tables are coming on different pages and in the end with this APA template

I am using this APA7 template for an assignment, and when I add a table, it takes it to the end of the document, beyond the reference list even. It does not matter which placement modifiers like htbp, ...
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How to not include the author name in the first short author print?

When I work with the shortauthor command, the first shortauthor print in text looks like that: ..... (author [shortauthor], year). The following short author prints with the same reference looks like ...
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How to change MLA citation to APA citation

\usepackage[backend=bibtex, bibencoding=utf8, style=mla, sorting=none, citestyle=mla]{biblatex} \addbibresource{bib/mybib} \usepackage[nottoc]{tocbibind} \usepackage{lastpage} \usepackage[ ...
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BibLaTeX (APA Style) in-text citation with multiple iterations of "Author et al."

I'm using Biblatex's APA style. When I type \parencite{authorPaperOne2020, authorPaperTwo2015}, I want to print (Author et al., 2015, 2020) but instead I get (Author et al., 2020; Author et al., ...
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apalike not showing author names in in-text citations in overleaf

I am trying to cite showing the author and year, but instead I get this: I am making sure to use "apalike" and below are the settings I have for the citations: But I've included the author ...
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Incorrect biblatex APA-7 citation when having multiple same author/year entries

I noticed that biblatex is incorrectly creating citations when there are multiple references with the same first author and same year - when using the APA citation style. Specifically, it lists more ...
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Long underscore in reference item with Biblatex-APA

I need to refer to some case law in my thesis using APA style. I'm using Biblatex with the following options: \usepackage[backend=biber,style=apa,language=english]{biblatex} I´m mostly following the ...
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Referencing a legislation with Biblatex and Apa Style

I am writing a thesis in Law, and for that reason, I need to make references to many legislations, both from the US and EU. Following my university's templates, I also need to insert the references in ...
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apacite: Different author name in textcite and bibliography

Just to preface, I'm rather new to LaTeX and even newer to using .bib files to go along with them, but I think I got the basic idea. I'm using MikTeX and TeXMaker on my laptop. I'd like to cite ...
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Biblatex include year in citation [duplicate]

I am writing a technical article and the professor requires the referencing to be in apa-format. Spent days but all I get is the reference in the (Authors) or (Authors et al.). What I want is (Authors ...
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biblatex APA citation not working [duplicate]

This is what I used \usepackage[style=apa, backend = biber]{biblatex} \DeclareLanguageMapping{english}{english-apa} \addbibresource{references.bib} in text I am doing \cite{last2011} the output is ...
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Citation apa-based style

I'm required to use a specific citation style for my thesis, which is not one of the default ones but it is based on "apa" style. I need that in my "bibliography" the style is apa, ...
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Need help with referencing using Biblatex APA style

So I have been struggling with Biblatex for a few days. I seem to get the hang of it for the most part but I'm still confused and stuck concerning a few details. this is my header: %Bibliography \...
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Replacing Ampersand by and in Biblatex and APA

I am trying to get an equivalent for \usepackage{apalike} with bibtex, but with the ability to use parencite etc. Therefore, I tried to use \usepackage[style=apa]{biblatex}, but every citation now ...
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Overriding the ampersand (&) in Spanish APA

I'm currently struggling with the APA citation system in Spanish. I need to use "y" or "e" instead of "&". As you can see in my MWE, in spite of using the Spanish ...
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Change citation system to APA 7th edition

I've been trying to change the citation system to APA, but when I use "apacite" it creates an error, would you mind helping me out? Also, I'd like to use the APA system in Spanish. How do I ...
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How to cite a magazine published seasonally in APA style with biblatex?

How do you cite a magazine published seasonally in APA style with biblatex? Using this MWE: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[american]{babel} \usepackage[backend=biber,...
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Article in Portuguese, how to get sentence case in bibliography?

I'm writing an article in Portuguese, but where most references have English titles. I'm following the APA citation style. In the bibliography, I'd like to have terms like 'translator', date formats ...
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Adding initials to in-text citation call-outs with the apalike bibliography style

I am using natbib with apalike for my thesis. I have two references from the same year, from different authors with the same surname and different initials. Even though these references are from ...
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Biber Not Recognizing key

Biber refuses to recognize the second entry of my bibliography. @online{adhdcontroversy, title = {Controversies Surrounding ADHD}, url = {https://www.mentalhelp.net/adhd/controversies/}, ...
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biblatex: Remove commas after author first names in References

I'm using biblatex-apa \documentclass[man]{apa7} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[style=apa,sortcites=true,sorting=nyt,backend=biber]{biblatex} \DeclareLanguageMapping{...
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apalike is still producing only numbers

\documentclass[9pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[authoryear]{natbib} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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Is there a way to give in-text authoryear citations but numbered or bulleted citations in the references?

I am using REVTeX 4-2, which has the natbib package inbuilt. I am also required to use a BibTeX file, authoryear citation format, and APA citations (currently I am doing that with the apalike style). ...
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Use of "noextraspace" affects title page layout for APA 7

I'm writing an academic paper on Overleaf using APA 7 format. I inserted the "noextraspace" class option, which removes the extra spacing between headers, paragraphs, etc., to more closely ...
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Citing a Children's Book in APA 7

I'm new to LaTeX, currently using Overleaf to write an academic paper for school, APA 7 format. I'm attempting to reference Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator by Roald Dahl. The APA website says: a) ...
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bookauthor field missing using style=apa

I was very confused to find that biblatex-apa (style=apa) does not spit out the bookauthor field. Instead, it just uses the booktitle field. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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apacite \cite alias

I have been using the natbib citation management package and the bibliography style I use is apalike. I know that this is an old style and it is not up to date. I want to change from apalike to ...
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memoir Template for APA style

I typically use Chicago style, but a student of mine is interested in doing APA (which I know only peripherally). I've created a template using memoir class, which almost does what is required. Not ...
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Indirect Citation APA Style

How do I code an indirect citation using the APA style, as here: https://library.csp.edu/c.php?g=982644&p=8146056 (Smith, 2015, as cited in Jonson, 2019). I want to refer to a figure made by an ...
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Remove occasional first name initial in APA citation

I am a newbie to LaTeX and using Overleaf to conduct my project. Here is my settings for references \usepackage{url} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{xcolor} \definecolor{SchoolColor}{rgb}{0.6471, 0....
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customising ISBN, location, venue, volume, edition, series, dates, etc. fields of books, proceedings, etc. in biblatex APA style

I have the following MWE: \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{biblatextest.bib} @article{W00, author = "Wayne, J.", title = "Article with volume number and doi",...
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Cite without brackets but as "Adam & Eva", not "Adam and Eva" [duplicate]

I am using \usepackage[style=apa]{biblatex} and \cite to get rid of the brackets. But I do need the authors to be connected by "&" and not by "and". Is there a way to get this ...
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natbib (apalike): Changing format of page numbers in citations [duplicate]

I want to add page numbers to my citations, in the format (Author, 2021:50). Is there a way to do this with natbib, apalike style? I know it's possible to use \citep[p.50]{Author2021} to get (Author, ...
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(apalike) How to change "and" to "&" in citations in parentheses without also changing it in textual citations

I want to change the 'and' to '&' in citations in parentheses, while keeping it as 'and' as part of a sentence. \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{apalike} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{...
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How do I display all author names for papers written by less than 4 authors in my citations?

I'm using natbib with the apalike style. I have to stick to this exact style due to publishing requirements. If I am citing papers with 3 authors or fewer, I need it to display all their names. If ...
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Adding comma if exactly two authors from *.bst file (bibtex)

I'm using bibtex with a custom .bst file for the thesis. Unfortunately, the .bst file doesn’t produce a comma separating the author names when there are only two authors, and I need to add this comma. ...
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Get the URL string in the 'howpublished' field in an entry of type '@techreport' typeset with main text font instead of a monospaced font

I have the following code \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \bibliographystyle{mybst} \nocite{*} \bibliography{mybib} \end{document} My .bib is @techreport{3gpp.38.331, author = {3GPP}, day = {...
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Table caption misplaced and no list of tables generated

I am writing an APA-style document in RMarkdown using Papaya package, which compiles into LaTeX, and then to pdf, by pandoc. I know a small amout of LaTeX, and I am not familiar with RMarkdown, and ...
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Numbered In-text Citations With APA Style bibliography

I am trying to create a bibliography that uses the APA style, but with numbered in-text citations (e.g. [#] ). At present, my in-text citations are in the more traditional form of (author, year). I ...
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BibTex changes to referer TikTok video in APA style

I am using Daniel A. Weiss code to format my latex document in APA7 style (https://ctan.org/pkg/apa7). I cannot, however, find out how to correctly format the "Reference" section to ...
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How to typeset in-Text secondary citation i.e. Example (2005, as cited in Doe, 2010, p.3) in APA style

I am using biblatex with a biber backend and would like to output an in-text secondary citation that looks like Example (2005, as cited in Doe, 2010, p.3), where (Doe, 2010) is in my bibliography. The ...
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Location does not get displayed in bibliography with biblatex

I have a problem with my bibliography. Whenever a book gets cited it does not print the location in the bibliography, even though the information is in the .bib file. Here is a short version of my ...
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