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{natbib} is a package for bibliographies and citations. It is especially designed for the author-year type citation styles that are common in the natural and social sciences.

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bibliography separated using TexStudio

I m working on my thesis and trying to have seperated bibliographies for each chapter so my code goes as follows : \documentclass[oneside,12pt]{book} \usepackage{chapterbib} \usepackage[numbers,sort&...
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Prevent single word to cause line break in bibliography

Is there any way to prevent single words like page numbers (e.g. pp. 20-22) to cause line break in bibliography? I'm using natbib with following options: \usepackage[square,sort&compress,comma,...
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Citation not working on specific template

I'm having a problem with citations in a specific template which is downloadable in the following link: https://www.springernature.com/gp/authors/campaigns/latex-author-support I haven't seen this ...
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Misc entry ouputs weird characters in front of title

I'm a beginner Overleaf user and I am using a template. The project uses the [numbers]{natbib} package and I have several online resources in my bib tex using the @misc entry: @misc{EmotivLicense, ...
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Latex full first name of author in bibtex-natbib

I'm writing my thesis and trying to change the bibtex outcome. Right now I'm using \usepackage[comma,authoryear,round]{natbib} \bibliographystyle{apalike} Now, I like, that the References are ordered ...
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Reconstructing Custom Bibliography formatting from image with bibtex

I am writing my bachelors thesis and the institute didn't provide a decent LaTeX template, only some PhD thesis that I can use as a reference. Luckily I found some of the old code on one of the ...
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How to allow line breaks / text wrap for citations in a table using natbib

Here is an example. The actual table has more rows, this is just an example. This table will fit on the page if the Reference column would just wrap its text. I can't find a solution. I have tried ...
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(Natbib, Vancouver) How to remove et al after 6th author and show all authors in the bibliography list

The issue: I'm having an issue with the bibliography once converted to PDF don't show 7th author name and beyond. The authornames that are not shown are replace by "et al." I looked around ...
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Springer Nature (sn-basic): Display of all authors in the reference list ( list with more than three authors not abbreviated with et al)

I use the sn-basic.bst bibliography of the Springer Nature template because it best fulfills the requirements of my journal. Currently, the list of authors for publications with more than three ...
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Natbib -- "circa" in intext citation

I've implemented a circa tag in my .bib file using natbib as per the this tex.stackexchange.com answer. Is there an easy way to modify this so that I can produce the "ca." in the in-text ...
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a question about citation in Latex [closed]

I am still new to latex and writing my first report using it. My problem is that the citation are not alwas working. Some of the citations are working with no problem while others are showed in my ...
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Springer Nature: print up to three authors in an inline citation

I am using the springer nature template with the sn-mathphys-num bibliography style (https://www.springernature.com/gp/authors/campaigns/latex-author-support/see-where-our-services-will-take-you/...
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Books in Springer Math LaTeX template give incomplete entry in bibliography [closed]

I am writing a paper using the Springer template (sn-jnl class) and have a problem regarding the bibliography. The .bib entry is @book{LeVeque1992, title = {Numerical Methods for Conservation Laws}, ...
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Natbib : smallcaps author name in reference list but not in text

I have found similar questions but most of them offer to use bibtex instead, which I wish to avoid. Is there a way to make the authors last names (not including given names) in small caps in the ...
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What do I do wrong with documentclass{apa6}

On a MacBookPro 2023, Sonoma 14.4 running MacTex2023 I can't get apa functions get to work; (biber and biblatex give \endcsname missing, impossible for me to comprehend; so I step to natbib and BibTeX ...
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Ordering citations in text with natbib

I want my natbib citations in the compiled PDF document to look like this: (Yellow 2010, p. 111, see also Brown 2011, Red 2012) I have really struggled to use the \citep commands to get to that ...
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Problem with multibib combined with natbib

I am having trouble with splitting references by section. I have tried following the first answer to this question, as it seems to be the most fitting to my case. However, after I do, latex does not ...
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\Citet{} With Same First Author Lists Each Paper Individually 'Author [1,2,3,4]', Instead Of As A Range 'Author [1–4]' [duplicate]

I'm citing several papers of the same author. If I use the \cite{} command, it states the range [1–4], but if I use the \citet{} command, it lists each number individually Author et al. [1,2,3,4]. ...
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How to ido double spacing WITHIN references using \natbib

I am trying to have doublespacing across an entire document, including the spacing within each reference. \doublespacing seems to work for everything except within a single bibliography item, and I ...
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Using Natbib and fixing some issues with References section

I am using the natbib package in my latex document. The bibliography style is apalike. The bib file contains the following two entries -- one is a journal article and another is a book, which all have ...
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Remove space when argument is empty in bespoke citation command

I am trying to define a bespoke citation command which mimics the behaviour of \citep[][]{} but for the case when I am using some citation alias, e.g. when the author is an institution and I want its ...
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Remove "pp." (for page numbers) from bibliography in Natbib

I want to remove the letters preceding the page numbers, may it be "p" or "pp". I use natbib with bibliography style agsmso that this @article{key, title={Title}, author={...
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Is “mon =” of any use in a bibtex file?

In some of my bibtex entries I see the field mon, e.g., @Book{Abrial_96, author = {Jean-Raymond Abrial}, title = {The {B}-Book}, publisher = "Cambridge University Press", year = 2005,...
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achemso-control with natbib not functioning correctly

I am using the achemso.bst bib file with natbib, and below is the minimum working example as well as the achemso-control entry to reproduce my issues: \documentclass[12pt, letter,oneside]{book} \...
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Is there a cite style "empty"?

I have really specific conditions as to how I have to cite and want therefore to write each citation manually, while still linking to the reference entry. I'm currently using natbib with agsm, but am ...
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Conforming citation call-outs to my university's standards: Slashes instead of commas

My university has their own rules for citation call-outs, and I have to change the way my citations look. I'm currently using natbib and my citations look like this: (AUTHOR YEAR, PAGES) and for ...
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What does LaTeX do with commands generated by natbib's \bibcite?

For definiteness, consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{unsrtnat} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @book{Miller, author = "A. P. ...
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How to sort citations by year with \citep

How can I automatically sort the in-text citations by year? For example, I want that \citep{a2013,b1993,c2010,d2021} automatically yields (Author B (1993), Author C (2010), Author A (2013), Author D (...
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Conflict using elsarticle-num-names and pagebackref (elsarticle class)

I'm currently working on an article using the elsarticle class, and I'm encountering some issues with combining the elsarticle-num-names bibliography style and the pagebackref feature. My goal is to ...
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Elsevier cas-sc document class: cannot print citation call-outs bounded by square brackets [duplicate]

cas-sc class and bibliographystyle {elsarticle-num}. when i run this i get citation call-outs bounded by ( ) instead of [ ]. \documentclass[a4paper,fleqn]{cas-sc} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{...
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How to use natbib package and fancyhdr package together [closed]

Please how can I get to use fancyhdr package with natbib package. It happens that I can't use the two in my document, what can be wrong? and how can I correct that, please? \documentclass[12pt, ...
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Duplicate Abbreviation in Natbib References

I have a part of a research paper that cites a bunch of technical and government reports. The names are unwieldy, so following this nice solution for abbreviations in natbib I cleaned up my ...
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Using mixed citation number styles in tufte-book

I have a book written using tufte-book class where most citations are given in sidenotes and where the citation numbers are superscripted by default. However there are places where I would like the ...
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How can I use author-year citation style in LyX?

I use the LyX editor in Windows 10. I started with an article that already included bibliography created in the document itself. I do not know how it was created. I created a database in JabRef with ...
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How to get a biblatex bibliography style similar with \bibliographystyle{abbrvnat} in natbib [duplicate]

When I use natbib and set bibliography style as \bibliographystyle{abbrvnat} The Reference Style looks like this: Now I use biblatex and I use the following command: \usepackage[style=authoryear-...
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Error in compressing the citation in Tufte-book

I'm using Tufte book class to write my thesis. I'm having a bit of a problem in putting up the references. First of all, I want the citations to look like [1-4] rather than [1,2,3,4]. I'm using \...
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Package natbib Warning in Astronomy and Astrophysics overleaf template

I am writing a paper in the Astronomy and Astrophysics overleaf template. However, I am getting multiple warning messages like: Package natbib Warning: Citation `2013MNRAS.436..774E' multiply defined. ...
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how to redefine the citation commands in multibib to include files that use natbib commands

I need to create a document with two parts, each having their own bibliography for which I can use multibib. However the contents of the two parts should be read in from existing files without ...
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How do I use natbib to add a possessive 's to multiple citations by the same authors?

I'm using the package apacite with the option natbibapa for my in-text citations and reference list management, and so far it has worked fine, but I'm having trouble when I want to cite two sources by ...
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Delete period after title in Bibliography

I have been given the style reference guide below. I know it's absolute rubbish, but I have to follow it. I want to remove the period after the end of the title "located at." Please I don'...
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How to modify the extra label of the year when using natbib (authoryear mode), and bibtex8

By using the natbib package, the extra label of the year (e.g., 2000a, 2000b, 2000c, etc.) can be obtained by \natexlab command. I intend to write a macro, but I'm not familiar with the TeX ...
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How to truncate authors' given names using BibTeX?

I am working on a research paper and I have a question regarding the formatting of references. Presently my references are typeset in this format: GivenName(s) LastName ... However, I would like to ...
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No et al. for three authors with apalike and natbib, and also long year

I am having the same issue as in this question. I adopted the solution in the posted answer. That solution solves the "et al." problem. However, I would also like to allow years with more ...
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Does anyone have bst file or biblatex files for CiteThemRight Harvard style

I'm currently working on my MSc project report and facing a bit of a challenge with LaTeX. My university requires all citations and references to be in the Harvard style as specified by CiteThemRight ...
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How to sort inline citations from oldest to newest with apacite?

I'm using apacite with the natbibapa option: \usepackage[natbibapa]{apacite} Citations in the text (\citep{} and \cite{}) currently appear from newest to oldest. How do I reverse this order?
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Trying to get Vancouver-style (natbib) citations with [1-6] instead of [1;2;3;4;5;6] in the main text

Some background info So I'm trying to get citations and bibliography to look similar to the Vancouver style. The style, library, package is not so important (so I must not use natbib with Vancouver ...
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edit apa.bst to show et al. in bibliography when authors>10 and use initials without periods

I am trying to edit the apa.bst style to match a journal guideline style and I need to make two changes: If there are more than ten authors, the reference entry should list the first ten authors ...
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Page number for the back-reference is getting printed, but hyperlink is not. What is wrong?

I am using the natbibapa environment, with the apacite style. I want the back-reference hyperlink to appear between brackets at the end of each reference. Here is the code... \documentclass[12pt,...
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natbib package not working shows [?] and no list of references [closed]

After trying for a couple of hours, I've come here to ask for help. This is my first time using LaTeX. I downloaded a template for my thesis, thinking I just needed to write over it. However, I've had ...
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backref adds 'writefilebrfwritefilebrfwritefilebrfwritefilebrfwritefilebrf' before first reference

I wanted to use the backref option in hyperref package. But when using it, I noticed weird behaviours. First, when I add a reference in the document, it is seen in the document but a ...
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