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Questions tagged [apa-style]

{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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Change font style of citation and bibliography entries

I am quite new to LaTex... I am trying to change the font style of the citation of an @misc entry. When cited, it always appears italicized (in text as well as bibliography entry). My goal is that @...
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How to change all the BibTeX \cite{} commands to BibLaTeX parenthetical citation commands when switching from pure vanilla BibTeX to BibLaTEX?

Context I have a thesis of over 340 pages written using LaTeX and one massive BibTeX file for references (.bib). The thesis employs the \cite{} command for all in-text citations, there is a zillion ...
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Natbib prints the reference identifier in the bibliography

I use \usepackage[sort,comma,authoryear,round]{natbib} \bibliographystyle{apacite} \bibliography{xxx} When LaTeX produces my bibliography it also outputs the reference identifier.. This is what I ...
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biblatex-apa: textcite with shorttitle

I am using biblatex with style=apa for my master thesis. In my bibliography I have some sources, that my professor wants me to cite by their shorttitle instead of the author. In most cases these ...
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Apalike bibliography style with bibtex wrong [closed]

Apalike reference style is required for my article. Below is one example from my bibliography (bibtex). @article{For2010, author = {Santo Fortunato}, title = {Community detection in ...
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How to cite only quoted page number to put after a quotion using biblatex

According to APA-style rules, a quoting page number should always appear after the quote itself. using in text citations, this would look like: Palladino and Wade’s (2010) results indicate that “...
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Cite 5 authors in the first citation in your TeX file? [duplicate]

The APA style manual website says: [A]rticles with one or two authors include all names in every in-text citation; articles with three, four, or five authors include all names in the first in-text ...
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I would like to modify the spbasic.bst file

In my manuscript, I would like to use socpsych.bst for my output references but I could not find this .bst file on the internet. Instead I would like to use spbasic.bst in order to make it look like ...
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APA citations and bibliographies

I'm new to TeX, and am struggling to format the citations and bibliography as I want them for my thesis (written in Overleaf). I have tried countless packages and different citation/bibliography ...
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Bibtex Error: Empty `thebibliography' environment on input line 3 although \cite is used in the document

I know that this is a frequent asked question, but I did not find an answer which was suitable for my problem. I have a tex-document with the following structure: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article}...
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In-text citation sorted according to publication year with apalike bibliography style

I am using the natbib bibtex package with the [authoryear,compress] options and the bibliographystyle apalike. Is it possible to modify the natbib package options so that in-text citations are ordered ...
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Custom BST (based on apalike) with following sorting mechanism: (1) First author only, (2) Year, (3) All (other) authors, (4) Title

Following https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/484079/ I have created a custom BST, based on the apalike bibliographystyle of the natbib package in bibtex. This custom BST orders references in the ...
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Apalike but sort by last name of first author and year

I would like to use the natbib package in bibtex with the bibliographystyle apalike with a specific type of author-year ordering in the bibliography. I want items to generally be sorted/ordered ...
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How to display first 6 and last author in reference list, using apa style

This questions regards the Bibliography/Reference List at the end of the document NOT the in-text citation. I want to use apa-good.bst as my bibliography style. Some of my references have way more ...
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APA-cite using biblatex returns only in-text citation?

I guess I was more used to seeing numbering such as these -- [1]. The following lets me to compile the file okay, but \usepackage[backend=biber,style=apa,babel=other]{biblatex} \...
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Question on Reference Style with apacite (APA style) for User's Guide

I am trying to make reference using APA style (apacite) with bibtex. The User guide that I want to add on is not computational software manual. It is manual for flow sensor. So I wanna take out [...
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Apalike style several languages

I am writting my PhD thesis and I have in the manuscript two version of the introduction: one is in French and the other in English. I am using the bibliography style apalike. When using the ...
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citep not working with apacite

I am unable to make use of the \citep{} function on LaTeX, using Texmaker. \cite{} works just fine, however. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[...
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Using the author names and ampersand symbol (&) instead of the words “et al.” in the text for style apa

I want to use the author names and ampersand symbols (&) instead of the word "and" in text for style apa, so e.g. Maji, Biswas & Roy (2001) instead of Maji et al. (2001) and (Maji, Biswas &...
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Removing label date from bibitems (apa style) in Curve CV Overleaf template completely impossible

I'm trying to edit this overleaf template: https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/a-customised-curve-cv/mvmbhkwsnmwv In particular I want to completely remove the label date from the bibliography ...
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APA style referencing

I am writing my thesis in LaTeX (to be more specific in Overleaf). For this, I had to refer to articles and do this using APA style. However, I could not find the right way of referencing. I already ...
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When I switch from \bibliographystyle{plainnat} to \bibliographystyle{apalike} the citation in the text switch from authoryear to numbered

I want the bibliography in APA style as follow: "Charnes, A., Cooper, W. W., and Rhodes, E. (1978). Measuring the efficiency of decision making units. European journal of operational research, 2(6)...
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Biblatex: how can I get full first names in bibliography?

I'd like BibLaTeX to not display any first names or initials when citing in text. But I would like to have full first names in the Bibliography. From what I read, this can be achieved by giveninits=...
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Case protection with emphasis in biblatex

Following the question What is the proper casing to use when storing titles in the bibliography database? I am storing titles in Title Case in the .bib file and {Protecting} proper nouns etc. I had ...
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Can't get bibliography to change style

I'm trying the change the bibliography style in my document from IEEEtran to apa. I've made a dummy doc with the same preamble as my full doc, and using the same bib file: \documentclass[a4paper, ...
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Trouble with dates in biblatex-apa using biber

I was using the APA format citation for my thesis, which I am writing in Overleaf, which uses an old version of biblatex-apa. \RequirePackage[style=apa, backend=biber]{biblatex} My .bib file is: @...
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Delete point after “author” that is not a person

I want to cite a corporation as an "author" in my references. However, there is always a point between the "author" and the "year" in the references. Normally this makes sense, as the typical author ...
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Dashed author duplicates and apalike

I use bibtex, natbib (author-year), and the apalike-style. Is there any option to replace authors with a dash in the references list at the end of the document if there are two publications by the ...
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Error when citing in the frontmatter (Spanish)

I'm trying to reference an article in an abstract chapter but I'm getting lots of errors that I don't understand. Here's a MWE: \documentclass[spanish]{book} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Incorrect citation call-out when citing two pieces with same author and same year with one '\cite' instruction

What should I do when citing two references together in text from the same author and year? At present, the citation year of the second piece changes into 0. Example: \cite{Brown2018a, Brown2018b} ...
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Bibliography STYLE [label] missing?

Please, I want my bibliography to look like this one: [Wonko and Tsio 99b] Wonko, A. C., Tsio, F.: "Extended Use of Hyperlinks"; J.UCS, 5, 3 (1999), 225-327. I tried "apalike" and "agsm" but the ...
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How to make a single column abstract into two columns

I am using APA6 template provided by sharelatex. However, the template outputs a single column abstract in a two column document (as shown here: https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/journals/apa). I ...
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Biblatex APA style does not support editor types?

I am attempting to add an "illustrator" editor type to my reference with little success. I have looked at the answers at: How to identify Illustrator in bibtex? Create new editorial role "...
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APAcite package changing word “others” to “et al.”

In apacite package, when there are more than 6 authors, it will list the first six authors followed by "...others" How can I change "others" word to "et al." Following is my MWE: \documentclass{...
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Footnote in Figure Caption for APA format appearing in different pages

Looks like for majority of the Latex users the below solution worked but unfortunately not for me while trying to achieve the same result using APA format where figures come in succession after ...
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Overleaf natbibapa citations break overnight

At first I thought I had accidentally broken something, but this is repeatable. Here's the basic version of my paper: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[natbibapa]{apacite} \usepackage{...
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Natbib (apalike) Changing “and” into symbol “&”

I am using natbib for APA style in my bibliography, but i want to change A and B. (2018). Abc. into A & B. (2018). Abc. I know I have to copy apalike.bst into my working directory and edit ...
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Biblatex printing weird citations via \citep{} within APA [duplicate]

When using the APA style to automate my citations, it prints out with a ", 2" or a ", 1" at the end, as if it's supposed to be a page or paragraph number. After reviewing my bib file, I strongly ...
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Unknown quotations mark on APA bibliography

I can't figure out why my bibliography renders weird quotation marks. Sometimes they do not close, sometimes they wrap around a part of the author's name. My document looks like this: \documentclass[...
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BibTeX styles that use all the info that Zotero outputs to bib file for less common sources?

I'm also using Zotero to generate the bib file, then I'm using BibTeX and Natbib for a paper and I'm trying to find a style, preferably something that looks like APA or at least uses name and year ...
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Biblatex adds comma before author in footnotes

The footnote should look like this But unfortunately it looks like this: So, it adds an comma every time I use a prefix in \footcite my preamble looks like this: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,...
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Make Biblatex Output Translator in Bibliograohy

I'm quite new Latex so excuse my ignorance. I have translator set in my .bib file however when I use \printbibliography no translator is printed. So currently my reference looks like this: Surname, ...
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Apacite also printing first name when there is one author

I am using the apacite package to write my thesis. I've noticed that when I only have 1 author as a reference, it also prints the first name. According to the APA guidelines this should not be the ...
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Biblatex, APA style, hyperlink \parencite not displaying author on 2nd cite

I'm having trouble with my code. I'd like the 2nd \parencite to also include the authors name. The \DeclareCiteCommand is causing the authors name to be absent after the first cite \documentclass{...
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biblatex keeps omitting one author in bibliography

When I try to do my bibliography with biblatex, it keeps omitting an author from a paper. I set maxbibnames=99, still doesn't work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[autostyle]{csquotes} \begin{...
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\cite not working like it should

I really need your help. I'm new to LaTeX and on start it worked with \cite but when I try now (even with a fresh document), it isn't working like it should. You can see my "fresh test LaTeX file", ...
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cite truncation biblatex-apa does not work

I'm using the biblatex-apa package with Biber as the backend programme. With the package comes - as far as I understood - following: when mentioning a citation for the first time, all Authors should ...
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biblatex-apa does not work with BibTeX backend

I'm using the newest Version of MikTeX and TeXmaker. I am trying to use biblatex-apa with BibTeX, but it simply does not work (and believe me, I read all comments and forums). In TeXmaker, the default ...
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Year-wise citation in text with apalike bibliography style

I have a code like this \documentclass[12pt]{report} \linespread{1.5} \usepackage{mathptmx,amssymb,hyperref} \usepackage[square,sort&compress]{natbib} \bibliographystyle{apalike} \usepackage{...
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How to get combined authors citations with biblatex apa package?

I am using the biblatex-apa package. However, I would like to get citation with combined authors, like Doe (2017, 2018) rather than Doe (2017) and Doe (2018). I checked the biblatex-apa ...