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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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Explicitly set citation numbers for some references in natbib

I am writing a review paper that discusses a set of core references and additionally cites other supporting references. Since I want to add citation numbers to plots created outside of latex and ...
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Automatic way to abbreviate own name in citations

When citing their papers, some authors abbreviate their own name. Like this: Assume the author name is Cleese, they may cite as "C., Palin (1969)". Is there a way to do that automatically ...
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Hyperref with internal link toward bib url entry

When using the hypperref package, with the \citet{} commandline from natbib, the internal link send to the bibliography at the end of the document. Is there anyway to configure hyperref or natbib such ...
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author-year natbib apalike and [1], [2], [3] like numbering in the references

My dear latex-community friends. I was just curious to know if it is at all possible to get serial numbering in the list of references when I am using an apalike style bibliography. My references are ...
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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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Citation error with natbib

I'm creating a secondary file in a project where I need to refer to citations from the bibtex file, but I'm getting an error. I have a file called references.bib and a file called notes.tex where I ...
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Bibliography doesn't show up when using amsart with natbib

I am using Latex in Overleaf to compile a document, but I can't get the bibliography to appear in the document. I have two files, one called main.tex and one called sample.bib (in sample.bib I have ...
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Italics / regular formatting with bibliography

In my bibliography, article titles are printed in regular font, while book titles are in italics. The same is true for journal names. Isn't usually the title of the post displayed in italics? The only ...
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Different citation style for footnotes and bibliography

I have a document, using footnotes for citations and a custom bibliography style, where the footnotes need to be given with the author's name in the order "Name Surname" (example "John ...
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Can I add a footnote inside a natbib e.g. citation?

How can I sneak in a footnote in an e.g. citation using natbib? For example, \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.bib} @article{cite1, title={Title}, author={Smithy, A.}, journal={Journal Name}, ...
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sort&compress is Not Working

Can someone explain why in the code below sort&compress is not working? What is the solution? \documentclass[final,3p,times,10pt]{elsarticle} \usepackage[centertags]{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts,...
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et al appears in first citation

I recently started using Latex and need some help. Sorry as I'm new to Latex I don't exactly know how everything works. All critique and response of the structure of this post is welcome. When citing ...
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Adjusting BibTeX bibliography style to add space between two authors

I am currently modifying the natbib citation style, but am now coming across an issue where there is a missing space in between the first author name and "and" in the case of 2 authors. More ...
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Cite author in paper text in tfnlm bibliography style

Below is the current code, where I have to write the author name by myself manually and add the $\emph{et al.}$ after it. The \cite{SmithTest} is used to produce the reference in the end. \...
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Customizing bibliography

In the requirements of The Lancet Journal, there are instructions on the bibliography settings : Here is an example for a journal reference (note the use of tab, bold, italic, and the en rule or “long”...
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Using natbib to control the number of authors printed in a given citation

I am using the natbib with mnras bibstyle to control the citations. I frequently use \cite{name}, \citep{name} to add a citation. Most of the papers I cite have several authors, so mostly "Doe et ...
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natbib not displaying myref.bib bibliography page using Overleaf

I have a complicated thesis document that I have been working on, but I cannot get my reference page to display anything. I am compiling in Overleaf. I have attempted using biblatex as well but had no ...
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References (bibliography) to one line

I would like to list references in a single line continuously without line breaks. There is a good example of doing this: Reduce natbib bibliography to one line In the above link, I tried Lev Bishop's ...
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Latex bibliography not showing pages

Hello I am using Latex for my dissertation. I am using natbib for my references. I have added pages to my reference file but it does not appear in the bibliography when I compile it. \usepackage[...
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Abbreviation of institution in running text, full name in bibliography

I would like to use the abbreviation of an institution in the running text using \citet{}. But in the bibliography it should appear as the long name of the institution and the abbreviation. Is that ...
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cite journals using first authors name with the year of article?

So I have journals cited in my .bib file. However I want to cite these using their names and the year it was published e.g. "Smith et al (2020) disucsses" I have tried these but not managed ...
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How can I unbold the volumn number in Overleaf (natbib, APA style)?

I am using natbib package, and the apa sytle (\bibliographystyle{dcu}). But in the reference list, the volumn number is bold. How can I make it unbold? I saw some methods that modify some documents, ...
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Distinguish et.al a. and et.al. b in natbib

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{natbib} \title{A} \author{B} \date{\today} \begin{document} \maketitle \cite{jia2019efficient} \cite{jia2019towards} \...
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Institution as author not fully visible when cited [duplicate]

I am using natbib with the plainnat bibliographystyle. I'm also Using bibtex references created automatically by zotero. I get some trouble at citing my references. I have some documents with an ...
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Can't correctly cite a forthcoming paper with chicago style

I want to cite a forthcoming paper and I'm following the instructions here. My bib file looks like: @preamble{"\newcommand{\noop}[1]{}"} @Article{somearticle, title={{Title}}, author=&...
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Citation Style: Author-year-title: How write out the first name in references? [duplicate]

does anyone know how I can fix the problem that only the first letter of the first name is mentioned in the references? I want the whole name. You can see my problem in the screenshot. I am using: \...
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Harvard Style with Vol. , No. and pp in Reference List

I am struggling to find some guidance to use the Harvard referencing style by Emerald journals. However, I could not figure it out that how I can use it. I want reference like this, Capizzi, M.T. and ...
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Year with label(2020a) coming, even if 2 authors have the same last name, but first name is different

I have getting 2 bibliography with wrong output, the problem is Year with label(2020a) coming, even if 2 author have same last name, but different first is different My code \documentclass{article} \...
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acmart ACM-Reference-Format, citations sorted by author name instead of order of apparition

I am using the ACM template to write my article (i.e. \documentclass[sigplan,screen]{acmart}) and I am having trouble with the bibliography. If I use the unsrt bibliography style: %... \...
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Many references for citing in one bracket

I use bibliographystyle as elsarticlenum and I want to show [1,2,3] as [1-3]. What should I do for solving this issue? I am not sure if I change the style I can run without error. \documentclass[...
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How to change natbib references to show author's last name first? [duplicate]

I want the last name, first name initials, middle name initials to be shown in my bibliography/references list. I am using \bibliographystyle{unsrtnat} instead of \bibliographystyle{plainnat} because ...
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How to include the number in the reference list using apacite

I am using a template that uses the apacite, and define it as follwoing: \RequirePackage{apacite} \let\cite\shortcite %xx So get et al. with three authors the first time. \let\citet\shortciteA %xx ...
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Error when loading APA6 citation style with documentclass elsarticle

I am working on an article to be published in a journal from Elsevier and that requires the apa6 citation style and format. In my file, I am doing that just with the following commands: \documentclass[...
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Package natbib Warning: There were undefined citations.[entries with non-ascii characters]

I checked various related answers but, I am new to Natbib and couldn't figure out the problem if you might please be able to help. Here is the tex code: \documentclass{article} % for 2-column layout ...
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add bibtex to a xelatex report document

I have to send my thesis today, and I haven't slept for a while. I'm trying to add my bibliography with a bib file. With online tutorials, I used endnote to make my useref.txt and then in my tex file ...
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How to include Oxford Comma in Chicago.bst for more than two authors?

FUNCTION {format.lab.names} { 's := s num.names$ 'numnames := numnames #4 > % change number to number of others allowed before % forcing "et al". { s #1 "{vv~}{ll}" ...
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Referencing specific page number when citing

I am aware that this exists: Referencing page number with only one reference however, my question expands upon it. Tex file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{agsm} \...
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How to remove leading space in bibliography style file

I am currently customizing natbib's unsrtnat bst file (from CTAN). I want to add semi-colon after year if there is one of volume, number or pages information, in the end I want something like ...
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Customizing natbib bst file to satisfy requirements

I am currently customizing natbib's unsrtnat bst file (from CTAN). It's required for the journal that a date formatting should be like the following <Authors>. <Title>. <Journal Title&...
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Remove "doi:" prefix string in formatted bibliographic entries

I want to remove "doi:" prefix string in references \documentclass[1p]{elsarticle} \usepackage{lineno,hyperref} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphics} \...
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natbib: remove comma after journal name if volume exist in .bst

I am modifying the natbib .bst file by adding a blank after journal name where there is an indication of the volume, but I would like to keep the comma in case there is no volume mentioned as follows, ...
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How to make the surnames of the authors appear in capital letters in Natbib?

I'm using the code seen below and I'm trying to make the surnames of the authors appear in capital letters (with the first letter in large caps and the following letters in small caps), as seen in the ...
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\newcommand to change color for citep

Following this thread I have tried to change the color of citation for a document using natbib and biblatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{hyperref} \hypersetup{colorlinks=...
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apacite: full name in bibliography but only surname in in-text citation

I am using the package, \usepackage[natbibapa,natbib]{apacite} \begin{document} As indicated by \citealt{burton2015targeted}, the story can be effective. \bibliographystyle{apacite} \bibliography{...
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broken references with the new nature class

I am using the new nature class from Springer, that is available on this link. I am having trouble figuring out how the references work, at the moment I always get an error that they are undefined. I ...
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Citing two authors with & instead of and

I would like the citation for \citet{sample} to appear as: Jonas & Brothers (2022) instead of Jonas and Brothers (2022). How would you change and to & in the case of two-author citations?
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Changing Italics in references to plain text in natbib

I'm currently updating my manuscript following the instructions of the journal. A point I'm currently stuck at is to update the book titles as non-italics. I searched for any potential solution on the ...
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citing author in unsrt

I am trying to execute the code below. For \citeauthor{}, I am getting (author?). Could you please let me know how to fix it? \documentclass{report} \begin{document} \citeauthor{tomesh2020coreset} ...
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Custom inline citation with natbib [duplicate]

I'm writing a paper that is mostly based on peer reviewed articles by "human" authors. So an article written by David James in 2010 will be cited inline as (James, 2010). And in the ...
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Spring Nature journal \citep{} does not work as it is expected

Basically, I am trying to write a paper for a Springer journal and I am using their template which you can download here. I am uploading it as a Zip file on Overleaf. Thanks to this answer, I could ...
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