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Is it possible to convert a citation style language (csl) style file to a bibtext (bst) style file?

I am in a bind, trying to wrap up my thesis in two weeks time. My university requires me to use their citation style, which they only provide for endnote or zotero. Since all my citations are in ...
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Is there any repository of BibTeX extension conventions?

There are a few fairly wide-spread extensions to the set of "standard" BibTeX entry types and fields: @webpage is fairly common, I think, and url and eprint are fairly common fields. In some cases (...
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Natbib Newblock Undefined Error with Informs3 Document Class

I am trying to submit an article to a Journal that uses the INFORMS3 document class. I used BibDesk to generate the BIB file and TexShop to compile the source file. Here is the TEX file, a minimum (...
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BibTex to EndNote

I have gone through a lot of seemingly similar questions/issue but have not find a solution. Since we are working as a group there are some that prefer to write using MS Word-EndNote. I have all ...
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Kile - autocompletion for bibtex entries

I would like to Kile autocomplete my citations, so when I type \citep{ a list with my bibliography entries pops up. I tried also by typing the first 3 letters of the entry key, and/or pressing Ctrl+...
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Zotero and BibTeX: citation keys containing underscore are unusable

I am using Zotero to maintain my library. Up to now it is working fine. I am writing a report in LaTeX and am generating the .bib file with Zotero. I just select the items I want to be in the ...
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`\includeonly` and bibtex

Following the method described in the LaTeX Wikibook, I have set up the folders of my project in the following fashion: Project... main.tex mystyle.tex img... fig1.png tex... ...
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A BibTex aware collection manager or tagging files with BibTeX records

I spent an hour on Friday pocking the brain of a senior colleague and among other things I realized how disorganized (comparing to his) is my ever growing collection of scientific papers, references, ...
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How to produce bibliography hyperlinking journal title with url?

BibTeX exported from scientific journals usually have all the informations you need to cite them; one of them is the url. For saving space i would prefer to hyperlink the name of the journal rather ...
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Using "keywords=..." to cite a set of references

I am using KBibtex to manage my references. In Kbibtex I can add a parameter called keywords. In my .bib file I have two references, which both have the same keywords @article{Bob2016, author = ...
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How can one count the number of cited bibtex entries of a given type?

How does one print the number of cited entries of type "@inproceedings", of type "@article", etc. E.g., There are \ref{articlecounter} Journal articles.
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Correct format of month field with bibtex

Multiple sources, btxFAQ, Latex Book and btxdoc.pdf , state that usage of three letter month macro is recommended format to input months. E.g. month = nov, is recommended. Other sources like ...
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How to create italic "in press"-year labels for in-text citations by modifying the bibtex style file

I'm looking for a way to add "in press" in italics into my bibtex-style file for publications for which a doi already exists. As I'm using a Natbib-AuthorYear reference style, I have to add this in ...
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Error "You can't pop an empty literal stack" in theapa.bst

I'm drafting a scientific journal article and seem to have encountered a problem with the .bst file provided by the journal. Here is a minimal example.tex: \documentclass[twoside,11pt]{article} \...
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Previewing bibliography entries on mouse-over of the PDF's citation links

I had the brilliant idea to have my generated PDF display the bibliography entry as a tooltip when someone hovers over the citation number with his/her mouse pointer. I found this question which ...
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Consolidate BibTeX crossrefs into new .bib file

I have three BibTeX files set up: main.bib, which contains all the main reference entries for papers. These use crossref to reference entries in... crossrefs.bib which contains all the details of ...
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Producing (bibliometric) statistics on bibliography entries, how to do it in pure latex or with some packages but no external biblio management tools

I would like to produce statistics on a variety of stuff on my document's bibliography. I am using bibtex (in overleaf) and have little idea from where to start. What I want to obtain are these: ...
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How to Split References Into Sections

I am creating a huge bibliography without a paper; just a bibliography. I want to use something that looks like \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran}. I need to split the bibliography into sections, but have ...
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Author, Paper I, II, III, and IV

Is there a good practice to create one citation to a few papers of one author with identical title published in the same journal. John, Gee. Title I, II, II, and IV, Journal of Anatarctida, 7 (1885), ...
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How to suppress minus in bibtex reference for company author with a minus?

I had a "company author" in bibtex like author = {X-Rite, Inc.}. Unfortunately the author was output as Inc., X-Rite with a reference like XR05 (using \bibliographystyle{alpha}). So I changed the ...
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How to add author-year support to a .bst file?

I'm currently trying to format my references according to the DeGruyter Open Computer Science guidelines, and I've made a custom .bst file for this. However, in my paper, I use natbib's citet a bunch,...
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Generate bibtex citation automatically from Google Scholar

I used Google Scholar to search for papers. And then click the 'cite' shown as a quote("). Then choose 'BibTeX' to export it. Strangely, the bibtex shown will not contain the field of 'url', which ...
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Truly ignore bibtex error “no \citation commands”

I'm writing papers and I use the bibliography commands and call bibtex by default, regardless of whether I have actually cited papers or not. If there are no papers cited, bibtex complains, as we all ...
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Using the bibtex format (with JabRef) as a non-bib key-value database in LaTeX

This might sound a bit odd: I am using JabRef for maintaining a database which does not content bibliographical data in the first place: @Person{caesar, date = {100-44BC}, comment =...
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How to set default language for bibliography using ugost2008ls style and XeLaTeX?

I'm using XeLaTeX+BibTeX. Is there any way to make all autogenerated words like "access mode", "vol", etc appear in Russian without manually specifying language={russian} for every item in .bib file? ...
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BibTex adding arXiv number and doi with amsplain

Currently, I am using bibTex and amsplain. My problem is the following: I would like to add the arXiv number of a reference if it is given in the bib. file. Moreover, I would like to add the DOI ...
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Can I make citep quote author and number?

I am interested in using natbib and citep to display both the author and a number. For example, that \citep{author} displays (author [1]), rather than [1] in numbers mode, or (author, year) in ...
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How to package .bib files?

I have written some biblatex styles and provide them in the biblatex-archaeology package. I would like to have some .bib files with @STRING replacements for journals and serieses and example entries ...
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Is there an alternative to apalike that properly deals with website citations?

I'm using the apalike style suitable for economic papers. This old bibliography style doesn't deal with URLS. An answer provides a trick using the note field in the bibtex entry such as: Note = "\...
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I am struggling to update the BST file for Articel Style references

I need to update the BST file for Article Style references for particular journals. Hence my BST contains Volume Information's: FUNCTION {format.vol.num.pages} { volume field.or.null duplicate$ ...
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Natbib: how to replace the last comma in a citation list with “and” when using citep

I'm referencing using Harvard style citations and in places I have to reference multiple citations at once. However I've been told that I have to seperate the last and second to last citations with an ...
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Lonely item error in bibliography .bbl file

I want to create a .bbl file with bibitems to be able to use it with bibentry package. Below is a single example how I'm doing this: \begin{thebibliography}{1} \bibitem{ABC} Author Name {\em Title} ...
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Invert First authors last name and initials in references using bibtex

I am using bibtex, the elsarticle document class, and the elsarticle-num-names bibliography style. Is there a way to have your references like this: Singer, A., Z. Schuss, D. Holcman, 2006. Narrow ...
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BibTex: Replacing repeated authors in a list of authors with em-dashes

I'm using a .bst file provided by my discipline (ametsoc2014.bst) to create my references section using BibTex. However, this file really is incomplete according to their suggested specifications. In ...
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Handle republished work in apacite

How would I handle republished work with the apacite package for in-text citations? As according the blue book for apa, I need to have the publication date of the original and the republication. ...
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bibtex: warnings empty note and address without publisher: justified?

I have the following bibtex entry: @TechReport{CAlt2, author = {G. Ziegenhals}, title = {{U}ntersuchungen zur {W}irkung eines {A}lternativgriffes c2 bei {O}boen}, institution = {IfM - ...
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Generate Reference Statistics

I'm trying to find a way to dynamically generate statistics about the references used within a document. For example, to generate a histogram showing the number of references by year, that were ...
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Why is bibtex8 exit status different from bibtex

I'm using a command chain to process my latex files of the form: pdflatex file && bibtex file && pdflatex file && pdflatex file While this works perfectly fine with bibtex, ...
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Automatically reorder author names in bibtex

I have a bibtex file with over 1000 publications in it and I would like to homogeneize this database. For this purpose I used bibclean which worked pretty well. However bibclean give me names in the ...
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BibTeX: Highlight selected references with asterisk (or special symbol)

I have a tex file and a bib file and want to highlight one of the two references with an asterisk (*) but I do not want to use \bibitem. Instead I want to incorporate it with an existing bibliography ...
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Sorting bibliography by year

Is there a package to sort a bibliography by date and not by author? I cannot find a definitive answer.
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Parsing error in bibliography when combining revtex + DOI + @incollection

When I try to cite an @incollection with a DOI using revtex, I get some nonsense in the output: "emph "bibinfo-booktitle- appear spontaneously. Here's a minimal example: I have the following test....
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BibTeX article entries and their common journal

I want to cite multiple articles from the same journal issue. So I thought that having one BibTeX entry for the journal issue and then cross-referencing it from each article's entry would be the ...
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Natbib numbers order

I'm having some trouble with BibTeX. The code below makes references in author-year order, but for references with same author and year order is arbitrary. Any solution? Thanks :D \documentclass{...
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Modify Alpha bib style

I'm working with Latex for the first time, so I don't quite understand the syntax of the bibliography styels. For my thesis I need the citation to be 4 letters of author name/names and 2 numbers for ...
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Is there a current bibtex file for CSE citation style?

The journal article should look like this: Pensole G, Gissi C, Lanave C, Saccone C. 1995. Glutamine synthetase gene evolution in bacteria. Mol Biol Evol. 12:189-197 Longer journal titles should ...
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apacite error - The style file: apacite.bst Database file #1: ... is a string literal, not a function

I am trying to use the apacite package for referencing however I am having some problems getting it to work. I am using Ubuntu and the Tex Live distribution so I installed the texlive-bibtex-extra ...
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How can I change the language of my natbib bibliography?

I am using the natbib package for my bibliography. For documents in English, everything works fine. \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \bibliography{tex/bibliography} % the file is called bibliography.bib ...
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Run Bibtex on aux files in subfolders, multiple OS

I have a complete framework for my PhD thesis based on classicthesis/arsclassica. Single chapters are located in Subfolders like this. main.tex Chapters/project1/project1.tex Chapters/project2/...
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Address book similar to BibTeX to be used on LyX

I have a list of addresses. While writing the report (not in letter), I need to add address repeatedly. Is their something similar to BibTeX, which I can use with LyX for automating inclusion of ...

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