Questions tagged [natbib]

{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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Replacing “and” by “og” and “In”by “I” in references and bibliograpy using natbib

Since I am writing in norwegian, I would like to chang the two words "and" and "in" into norwegian. "And" appears both in references in the text and in the bibliography, while "in" appears in the ...
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Using natbib package, in the References section, the header is now written in capitals

I have a thesis written in LaTeX. I've just switched over to natbib as it offered some nice commands but I'm starting to run into some trouble. This one is minor I guess, but I have headers, with the ...
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Remove issn/doi/url when using plainnat and natbib

I am using natbib and the plainnat style for the references. I would like to know how can I remove the ISSN, DOI and URL from the references without deleting them in the .bib file. I have seen some ...
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natbib: Creating options to control the appearance of some bibentry elements

I am sending a revised manuscript to Elsevier, and I was told that the references are not according to their standard despite using elsarticle. So, my wish here is to hack the natbib style file by ...
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How do I use the `fnpct` package with natbib?

I'm using natbib with the super option, which generates citation call-outs in the form of superscript numerals. These numerals look quite a bit like footnote markers. I'd like to use the fnpct package ...
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Bookdown bibliography with natbib omits URL for web pages

I am creating a pdf-book using bookdown, with the citation package natbib in the apalike style. I get my citations from a .bib file created by mendeley. I create my citations like this: [@citation]. ...
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Compressing in-line references with natbib and bookdown

I am using bookdown to generate a pdf book with natbib, and as of now the in-line references look like this: [118,119,120,121,142] However, I would like them to compress to: [118 - 121,142] I use ...
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Setting up basic elsarticle document class with oscola

I am trying to create a draft using LaTex which requires elsarticle.cls wa OSCOLA reference style. The instruction given by the journal is as follows: Footnotes and References Footnotes should be ...
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How to change the .bst file to remove italic journal listing in Bibliography?

I am using BibTeX with natbib and the authordate2 bibliography style but now need to change the Reference format to meet the following criteria of the CJES journal: it needs to be in: Lastname, X....
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Undefined citations

I have been putting references into my document with no problems until today. Now all of a sudden when I put a new reference in I get two error messages and get told the following: Package natbib ...
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Adding journal title and year to natbib @article entry

I am using the natbib style plainnat, where I have modified a few of the settings to get the bibliography style that I want. For the @article entry, somehow the journal title is not included. The ...
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Which package will allow me to reference as shown in the image?

I wish to construct the references in my dissertation according to the attached screenshot. Trouble is, after hours of trying, I can't seem to get it to work. Does anyone have an idea if this is even ...
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INFORMS3 latex style, bibliography problem

I have a rather mysterious case. I follow the instructions on https://pubsonline.informs.org/authorportal/latex-style-files to set up a file, and here is my MWE. The problem is in bibliography. In the ...
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Title of article item does not show up with apsrev4-1 bibliography style

I am using a custom class for my document where I implemented the solution given here to show the title of article items within the apsrev4-1 bibliography style. However I am not succeeding with it. ...
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Getting Harvard style with natbib

I'd really like to have a custom bibliography which matches the Harvard style shown in the photo attached. I heard that Agsm achieved something similar. Is this the case?
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Problem when compiling book with bookdown - natbib error

I am creating a pdf-book with bookdown using the following YAML: --- site: bookdown::bookdown_site geometry: "left=4cm,right=3cm,top=3cm,bottom=3cm" subparagraph: true output: bookdown::pdf_book: ...
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authorindex+natbib producing incorrect page numbers

I am using natbib and authorindex. The authorindex manual, section 7.2.3, indicates that there is a conflict between the two packages and suggests a fix that involves creating a natbib.cfg file. When ...
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Changing the directory that BibTeX searches in for .bst files

In a prvious question (How to change 'et al' to italic font in citation call-outs, with 'agsm' bibliography style), the answer by Mico tells us to place the modified .bst file in the "directory that's ...
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Listing figure citations in order of appearance in the main bibliography list (other answers have not worked)

I think there might be something wrong with my code (as I am very new to Latex/overleaf). Note that I am using overleaf. I have seen this question other places too, but the answers are not working for ...
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Which bibliography stile to have the references with “et al.” after the third author and the (year) after the authors? [duplicate]

I am working on a LaTeX chapter for a Springer book for the Methods in Molecular Biology (MIMB) series. This is my header: \documentclass[graybox,vecphys]{svmult} For the bibliography, I am using ...
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Double Custom Backref-Text whilst Using natbib or natbibapa with apacite

When I use natbibapa with apacite and insert backrefs, the custom text in the backref doubles as in this picture. Any ideas, how to solve the problem? Thanks! Here’s a MWE: \documentclass[11pt,...
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BibTex @inproceedings - emphasize title of article, not title of the proceeding

I have an entry like this in my literature.bib file: @inproceedings{rave, author = {Gelly, Sylvain and Silver, David}, title = {Combining Online and Offline Knowledge in UCT}, booktitle = {...
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Show more than four digits in year citation

I have been trying to obtain Harsanyi (1967-68), but what I got is Harsanyi (7 68) which is last 4 digits of year item in bibliography except ''-''. Here is my MWP and bibitem, thanks for any help in ...
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Bibliography entries occasionally containing an extra comma

Occasionally, I am seeing extra commas being inserted in bibliography entries using natbib and the unsrtnat style. Why does this happen, and how can I fix this? Here is a minimal example: \begin{...
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biber: Skip custom citefield if it is not defined

I am defining my own bibliographic printouts, to be used with biblatex/biber: \usepackage[minnames=20,maxnames=60,backend=biber, natbib=true,sorting=none]{biblatex} \addbibresource{...
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How to make a BST file of the form “Jon90” but ordered by citation?

I am preparing a set of PDF slides for conference. I want the citations appear as [Liu12] S. Liu, Calc. Var. 45 (2012) 1–9. Then during my lecture when I saw Liu12 I know what is the paper I am ...
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Sorting bibliography with Natbib + Apacite

I'm trying to sort the bibliography at the end of my paper, using natbib and apacite. I would like to have this list sorted by name of the first author and then by year of publication. Is it possible? ...
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Error with splitbib and natbib : Undefined control sequence

I am using {natbib} package for the bibliography style and {splitbib} package for separate my bibiography into categories at the end of my documents, for example : all articles in one group, all the ...
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Compile subfile bibliography with .bib file in subdirectory from main document file

I am using Windows as OS and TeXstudio as editor. My project has the following structure: -project -myclass.cls -main.tex -chapter1 -chapter1.tex -bibgraf.bib -...
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Italicize species names in reference list

I am using bookdown to generate a pdf book, and use a .bib file generated with mendeley. I use the natbib package with \setcitestyle{numbers,square} style. I call the references with [@reference]. I ...
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Remove brackets around special characters in URL in bibliography entries

I am creating a pdf book in RStudio using bookdown with natbib, and cite with [@reference] from a .bib file created with mendeley. Also, I use the \setcitestyle{numbers,square,comma} style. For all ...
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How to suppress insertion of letter labels after year for references from the same year

I hope this is a simple question, but I've been googling it all evening and haven't made much progress. I am currently working on converting my CV to LaTeX (which is going quite well), but I've come ...
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Citation problem: two paper with the same first author and the same year

With my bst file (as attached) , two papers in my reference list are Author, X, Y. Buthor, and Z. Cuthor. 2014a Author, X, Z. Cuthor and W. Duthor. 2014b and the citations in the article body are ...
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No spacing in bibliography between author's abbreviated first and middle name for natbib

How can I get rid of the space between the author's abbreviated first and last name in natbib. Ex. Chan, A. P. becomes Chan, A.P. ? I've found that the equivalent in Biber (?) is: \renewrobustcmd*{\...
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Is there a way to show the “reference number in brackets” instead of “name, year”?

I'm using apacite package. and I was wondering whether there is a way to do this: Let reference [5] be: "Besterfield, D. (2013). Quality improevment (9 ed.). Pearson." When I use \cite{Besterfield}, ...
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Setting space between bibliography entries under bibtopic

I am using package bibtopic to display multiple bibliographies in a single document. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} %\usepackage{natbib,hyperref} \usepackage{bibtopic} % For multiple ...
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Making \cite{ref} show last name of the first author

I am trying to obtain a non-standard citation style that includes only the last name of the first author, and the year it was published. As an example at the moment I have this: myref.bib @article{...
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some changes in biblatex authoryear style

It took me nearly this entire day to figure out natbib might not be the way to go for my masters thesis. So now I finally switched to Biblatex. However there are still some things I can't figure out. ...
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Change connector from “and” to “,” in 'author' field, IEEEtranN bibliography style

I'm using Natbib and I'm trying to make the authors in my bibliography appear like Bryan Sullivan, Vincent Liu but at the moment they appears like Bryan Sullivan and Vincent Liu I have tried ...
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Make year bold in reference list with bibtex and natbib

I am trying to get the year to be printed bold in the reference list. For other fields such as the author, I can do this by adding \textbf{mytext} to the .bib file. But for the year field this will ...
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MNRAS Class - issue with natbib referencing

I am using the MNRAS class in latex (https://ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/mnras). It uses natbib as a citation package, usepackage loaded in the .cls file. However it does not seem to ...
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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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Misc entry with natbib but without year causing trouble

I want to cite a webpage and use the misc entry for that. The bibtex entry is: @misc{testReference, author={Some author}, title={Some title}, note={Some note} } For my bibliography, I (have to)...
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How to include shortauthor/abbreviations and urldate to a Author-Year bibliography style?

I am looking for a bibliography style that looks like "regstud" (see picture, taken from http://debibify.dorian-depriester.fr/ here), but includes an url, urldate and shortauthor/shorteditor field (or ...
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Publisher is not listed when using the '@article' entry type

The publisher is not listed when using the @article entry type, the natbib citation management package, and the plainnat bibliography style. How do I resolve this? Here is an MWE. Note that "...
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Issue with multiple in-line references by some author using bibtex + natbib + apacite

When I have multiple papers to refer to in the same breath by the same author, the second reference year always prints as 0 and with no space after the comma, even though the full reference is indeed ...
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How to change from biblatex to natbib using template [duplicate]

I want to have (Goossens et al., 1993) But using biblatex, it will give below \parencite --> (Goossens et al. 1993) I am using a template in Overleaf template \usepackage{biblatex} \...
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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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Defining -aux-directory for pdflatex breaks citations for natbib

When I run pdflatex with an -aux-directory flag it makes it so natbib can't find the citations. pdflatex command with -aux-directory: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex -aux-...
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Compressing of alpha entries not working, original post referenced

A while back, someone asked how to compress multiple citations with keys a, b, c, d, e: Lettered (rather than numbered) citations and natbib's compress option This was a follow-up question to ...