Questions tagged [harvard-style]

{harvard-style} is about bibliography questions regarding the citation call-out style known as the "Harvard" or "author-year" system. Examples are `Jones (1999)` and `(Miller 2001)`. Use this tag in addition to the tag for the specific package you use to implement this citation style.

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How do I use the Harvard citation style?

I am writing a 6000 word essay on the economic implications of cryptography and was wondering how to use Harvard referencing on latex as support seems somewhat limited. If the support of Harvard ...
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Using Harvard referencing style

Can someone point me to some good instructions and resources on how to setup Harvard referencing style (a.k.a. Author-year) with bibtex in a LaTeX document? The final formatting of the bibliography ...
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Harvard style bibliography with biblatex... almost, but not quite!

My University requires that all submissions use the Harvard format for referencing. I understand this is not directly supported by BibLaTeX without some tweaking. I spent much of my evening ...
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Harvard Reference using Biblatex

I'm trying to build a Harvard reference template using biblatex. I at first gave the Harvard package a try but was then informed that this package is out-dated and instead should use biblatex. After ...
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AGSM bibliography style sometimes doesn't abbreviate to "et al." for duplicate author+year

With BibTeX and the harvard/AGSM style, some references (from authors who have multiple papers per year) aren't abbreviated to "et al.", with the addition of a, b, et cetera. For example, with the ...
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No hyper refs from citation to bibliography using BiBTeX, hyperref and harvard

I am trying to get internal hyperrefs from citation to the bibliography page. I am using BiBTeX, the harvard package, the hyperref package with optional [hidelinks]. The latter works fine to me on the ...
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Bibtex styles - undefined control sequence

The code below shows a .bib file generated with KBibTex which is meant to be a general database for some articles to be written from now on. @comment{x-kbibtex-personnameformatting=<%l><, %...
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Reversing the effect of a \newline with the next command?

I'm using the harvard package and the agsm bibliography style. I'm aware that there are alternatives, e.g., natbib plus har2nat, and I will be looking into those in the not-too-distant future, but at ...
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Using natbib with agsm

I am using natbib and agsm for harvard style referencing. My related code is \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{agsm} Then I am using \citep{} for citations. My problem is that in text I am ...
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Removing the quotations marks from the bibliography using harvard style (agsm)

I'm pretty new to using LaTeX but have so far found it fairly intuitive and am currently using it to write my dissertation. I am using the harvard and natbib packages to cite and create my ...
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How to change 'et al' to italic font in citation call-outs, with 'agsm' bibliography style

I am using natbib and agsm for harvard-style referencing. My related code is \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{agsm} Then I am using \citep{} for citations. My problem is that in text I am ...
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How to hide URL from bibliography by using a harvard style?

I want my bibliography without URL fields. After modifying natbib here: \newcommand\harvardurl[1]{\textbf{URL:} \textit{#1}} to \newcommand\harvardurl[1]{} I noticed a blank line where the URL ...
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Fine tuning the agsm bibliography style, and adding links

Lovely day. I am quite new to LaTeX but picking things up fast. One area which is confusing me greatly is getting my bibliography to work just how I like it. I have settled on the agsm style and the ...
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Bibliography showing "and" instead of "&"

I'm using natbib and the apj style file, and when the bibliography compiles it shows "and" in the author list (and in journal abbreviations) instead of "&". How do I change that so it shows "&"...
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harvard style referencing

I am new to LaTeX and I need to change the style of an article. Setting in tex file is: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{hyperref} \numberwithin{equation}{...
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What should I change in a bst file in order to have numbered entries in the bibliography?

I am using BibTeX with a specific bibliography style (a bst file) which I can't give up. This is a link to the .bst file. [jon] I need to edit the .bst file in order to get entry numbering. This .bst ...
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Removing parentheses from date only in bibliography with natbib

I am using natbib with agsm style to achieve Harvard style referencing. Is there any way to remove the parenthesis around the year in the references section (not the citations in the main text)? I ...
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Make/Create AGU's style bibliographystyle

I'd like to make/create a bibliography style similar to AGU journals' style, which looks like this: In the main text: Recent studies have shown similar results [Smith et al. 2001; Christensen et al. ...
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Using brackets with Harvard Referencing Style in biblatex

I'm new to using LaTex. I'm trying to put references in the Harvard style. So far I have managed to get the reference right. Below is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=bibtex,style=...
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Getting a Harvard-style list of references using Biblatex

I've been dabbling with biblatex because I'm using TeXpad on the iPad. I have managed, I think, except for one thing: the final references are all numbered in the sequence they were used rather than ...
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Change amount of hanging indentation in reference list

I want hanging indentation, by half an inch, in the References section. That is, apart from the first line, subsequent lines for each entry should start at 0.5 inch from the left. My MWE consists of ...
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hack for including doi in agsm bibliography style

Is there a way of including a doi in agsm bibliography style? I know I can create my own file using latex makebst but I was hoping there was a way of altering the agsm.bst file to include doi in the ...
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natbib: use the harvard referencing system

I've been scouting various websites, including stackexchange looking for an easy solution to make natbib work within my tex file so to use the harvard referencing system. I've only managed to get one ...
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Changing "prefixes" in the Harvard bibliography

I am using the harvard-package for the bibliography of my reports, who are written i Norwegian. In my preamble i have the babel-package. However, when I use i.e. the @inbook entry in my .bib-file, ...
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Question mark shown instead of citation using harvard

I am getting [?] when citing using harvard. If I use \citeasnoun I get the citation. How do I solve this problem. I am using TeXnicCenter with MikTeX 2.9 and installed the harvard package. \...
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LyX: Harvard Referencing using Natbib

I'm very new to TEX, i've been using LyX as a stepping stone. It's been going pretty well up until now. I've successfully managed to create citations and link them to the References I have created ...
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Why does changing the bibliography style to "agsm" randomly bold the journal volume numbers? [duplicate]

I'm using the natbib package for the bibliography, and initially had the plainnat style but have since been told that I've got to use Harvard referencing only. So I tried changing the bibliography ...
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Undefined control sequence \citeasnoun

I want to use harvard referencing style. I have the following document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{agsm} \title{test} \author{ } \date{...
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Cite same author and no date multiple times - how to remove brackets around the "a" from for example (Johansson n.d [a])?

Im trying to manage references with biblatex and the authoryear-icomp-style and have a hard time to get the citations and bibliography to look exactly like my university wants them to. Most things I ...
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Textual citations in case of "thebibliography" environment

I am a newbie in LaTeX and I have a significant problem in my work: I need to write a document with bibliography. My problem is that I have different languages items in the bibliogrpahy, and I need to ...
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BibTeX style always uses ampersand regardless of choice in makebst

I've now twice generated a bst file using makebst. Regardless of my choice when asked whether to use "and" or "&" for 3+ authors in the reference list, the style always uses "&". I would very ...
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Modify Biblatex so citations appear as (author, year: pagenos)

I am really struggling to find a way to modify biblatex authoryear so that it comes out in this modified Harvard style. In case any solution can be helpful to others in the future, this is the style ...
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BibTeX file is not compatible with Springer svmono class

In the Springer provided template for a monograph, I am unable to use a BibTeX file for the references. I have made a .bib file, named DG_Refrences, containing all the details of necessary ...
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harvard - modify \possessivecite

I am writing reports in norwegian, and I would like to modify the \possessivecite command of the harvard package to automatically add the possessive ' (just an apostrophe) in citations when the author'...
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Putting different types of references in natbib harvard style.

I am using natbib and its agsm style for the harvard style reference formatting in my report. A sample would be like this. Kivi, A. (2009), ‘Measuring mobile service usage: methods and measurement ...
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How to force references come up as et al

I'm using natbib referencing, in agsm style. I have had no problem so far with it suppressing articles with 3 or more authors to et al. However for some papers it prints all the author names for my in ...
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Why isn't \let\bf\relax working for bibliography?

\documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{harvard} \bibliographystyle{agsm} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{document} \begin{filecontents*}{mybib.bib} @article{roth2007, title={Repugnance as a ...
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harvard citation management package: How to uppercase the authors in the citation call-out?

I have been using the harvard citation management package with the following configuration: \usepackage{harvard} \citationmode{abbr} \citationstyle{dcu} \bibliographystyle{dcu} Database: @BOOK{...
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How to use harvard style reference?

I am using the \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside]{report} class for writing a report. For the bibliography, i need it should display following the standard harvard style (supplemented with numbered ...
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Biber/BibLaTeX - How to insert a small-space inside \parencite's-[post]-bracket automatically? Example: (cf. Doe, 1998, page <toobigspace> 25)

Imagine an ordinary Harvard-citation-style by using the \parencite-function: The application in it's initial state... \parencite[pre][post]{authorID} ... in practice, will be used like this... \...
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Manual citation formatting

First off: I don't want to use bibtex for this; I want to typeset my bibliography myself. Looking at the source2e.pdf document I found out about redefining \@cite and \@biblabel, and got my citation ...
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Harvard style bbx, cbx, and lbx

I am trying to get a Harvard style bibliography with Biblatex. Not just something that looks more or less like Harvard style, but the actual Harvard bibliography. APA generates: last name, initials ...
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How do I make my bibliography according to harvard-style (author-year, alphabetical by sourcetype...) in Lyx?

I am writing my master thesis using Lyx and I don't know how it would be the best way to set up my bibliography due to the requirements by the university. The Bibliography has to be arranged ...
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Problem citing an article with author's last name with only 2 letters

I want to cite the following article: Snore Signal Enhancement and Activity Detection via Translation-Invariant Wavelet Transform The authors list is: Andrew Keong Ng and Tong San Koh and ...
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Harvard referencing

I am using natbib and agsm for harvard style referencing. My related code is \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{agsm} \bibliography{bibliography/bibliography} Even I could get the reference ...
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Problem with natbib and agsm style not showing Vol No and Pp in references

I am using natbib with the agsm style, if i have an entry as; @article{Buchko2007, author = {Buchko, Aaron A.}, title= {The effect of leadership on values-based management}, year = {2007}, journal =...
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Citation with Harvard as an argument throws error

I'm trying to include the source citation everytime I use an image in my thesis. I have a self-written command to ease that process (code at the end of the post): \bild[citation]{label for refs}{file}...
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Showing what pages citations appear using the harvard style file

I am using the harvard package from CTAN to typeset my document. E.g., \documentclass{book} \usepackage{harvard} \begin{document} ... \bibliographystyle{apsr} \bibliography{mybib} \end{document} How ...
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BibTeX: .bst Style is Applied on Bibliography, but not on The Citations

I'm not a very experienced LaTeX used. What I Created: a .tex file using LyX a .bib bibliography using JabRef also my own suitable .bst style for BibTeX using custom-bib's makebst pdflatex's Output:...
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Bibliography using the Harvard System

I am using the Harvard System to write my references in my article. So I have the file "test.bib" which is considered a database and contains all my references. I will give you a very simple example ...
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