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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Some reference items do not work, nor is there references at the end

I have been trying to fix this for hours in vain, I have no idea why this does not work. I used \bibliography{dci}, \bibliographystyle{acl_natbib} at the end according to the instructions, and ...
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Bibliography style numeration with parentheses instead of square brackets [duplicate]

I'm trying to set the enumeration style in my bibliography into parentheses instead of square brackets. I was not able to find a solution for it. I'm not talking about the in-text citation style, just ...
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Multilingual Bibliography Entries: Apacite/Bibtex/Natbib

I am pretty new to LaTex and I am trying to figure out how to create multilingual bibliographies. Is it possible within apacite? I am not using BibLaTex, altough it's supposedly better at managing ...
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Bad bibliography entry formatting

I am experiencing a weird issue in my bibliography. I have a bibtex entry like: @online{psqldocs, author = {PostgreSQL Development Team}, title = "{PostgreSQL Documentation}", url = {...
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Problem inserting bibliography in my research paper

I am formatting my paper for the DICTAP 2019 conference submission and for that I had used the Web of Conference webofc class. I am facing problem in inserting bibliography at the end of paper. The ...
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elsarticle - same author, same year - show year twice

By running this: \documentclass[review, authoryear]{elsarticle} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @article{mieghem10assortativity, Month = {Nov}, Numpages = {11}...
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Bibtex from Mendeley doesn't cite author and year

I am using Mendeley as a citation manager and I have produced a .bib from my bibliography. I am using this as my \bibiography \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage[...
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Natbib not printing arXiv eprint no

I ran into a problem related to Natbib. My .bib file looks like this @article{Flacke:2016szy, author = "Flacke, Thomas and Frugiuele, Claudia and Fuchs, Elina and Gupta, Rick S. and ...
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need to change the author-year citation call-out style, elsarticle document class

I have a little problem with the model5-names bibliography style in the elsarticle document class. Instead of getting (author, year) citation call-out I'm having author (year) How to get a ...
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natbib: @inproceedings with jmr bibliography style

I am quite new to LaTeX and don't know how to create an own bibliography style. I use natbib and jmr as bibliography style and I am fine with it except this one problem: For entries like @article (...
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Problems with bibliography

I have a problem with my bibliography. As you can see in the picture, it displays volume issue and pages differently and I don't understand why. I'm using the apalike style. Can somebody help me ...
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Hyperref coloring links of natbib tags but not linking to the reference page, why?

This is my first question here, please let me know if I should add more info to the question. I am preparing a paper using a Springer template svjour3. Due to the peculiarities of the way the ...
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Imposing custom spacing within citation lists

I want to impose a custom spacing between items on a list of references listed by \citep command, akin to what I would do with `\hspace*' in text. One option is to write: \documentclass{beamer} \...
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Redefine \citealt to avoid creating hyperlink

My document has lots of natbib citations of the general form \citealt[462]{Andrews1982b} — which I would like to not create hyperlinks, while using the HyperRef package to produce other ...
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Problem with reference display style in Beamer presentation with bibtex

\documentclass[12pt,authoryear]{beamer} \usepackage{gensymb} \usepackage{lineno,hyperref} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb} \usepackage{wrapfig} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{epstopdf} \...
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Using \hyperref within prenote of \citep [duplicate]

I want to add a link to the appendix in a prenote of a citep reference. However, using \hyperref[label_name]{Text with link} (as stated here) instead of \ref{label_name} fails. Here is a MWE ...
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Undefined Control Sequence Error Message as output.bbl Files

Here is the github link uathesis where I am using to write up my dissertation with the newer class uathesis. All I am doing is to replace my text body with that of the templates. Here is the ...
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Enumerated multibib bibliography

I have a follow-up question to this one here I posted. In the following example I have split a bibliography using multibib, for which the first bibliography is enumerated: \RequirePackage{...
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Index with both authors and subjects using natbib and makeidx

I am writing a book and trying to create an index that includes both authors (gathered from natbib references and the \citeindextrue command) and subjects (generated with the makeidx package and the \...
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Citation format (Smith A., 2018)

I'm new to LaTeX. I have already grasped the basics and I have already started working my thesis on it. It is a very nice program to work with. However, I am having a difficulty. I am unable to ...
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Punctuation issue on Harvard style [duplicate]

I have the following style: Anderson, E. (1988), 'Transaction costs as determinants of opportunism in integrated and independent sales forces', Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization Vol. ...
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How to remove the comma behind the institution when using it as the author and using plainnat for references

I'm using natbib with a modified plainnat style to produce references while formatting authors' last names before first names. Specifically, I modified line 222 of plainnat.bst to be { s nameptr "{...
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Cite @misc website without year

I want to cite some websites (some organisation ones like the NOAA etc.) but I do not want to show any year against them. This is what I am doing: MWE: %\RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{...
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Automatic bold formatting of author name in bibliography

I would like to automatically boldface a single author's entries in a bibliography generated with natbib. The bio.tex file looks like this (everything has been fictionalized): \documentclass{bio} \...
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Add access date ahead of URL

I want to add access date ahead of the url. How to modify the bibtex file? Could you tell me how to add [Online] as well? Hawking, S. 2000. Professor Stephen Hawking's website. [Online]. [Accessed ...
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Incorrect citation call-out when citing two pieces with same author and same year with one '\cite' instruction

What should I do when citing two references together in text from the same author and year? At present, the citation year of the second piece changes into 0. Example: \cite{Brown2018a, Brown2018b} ...
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BibLaTeX: How to ensure to also print “publisher” field when using @misc type?

Though I have inserted entries for publisher, it won't get printed in the bibliography sequence: @misc{VDI3478-Sheet.2008, author = {{VDI 3478 - Part 2}}, title = {VDI - 3478 Part 2 - ...
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How do I reduce whitespace or stretching in the bibliography?

How do I reduce whitespace in between words in the bibliography? It seems it's trying to stretch things out to fit into the column. For example: Here is the test document: % test.tex \title{Article ...
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Unable to read citations from bibliography file

I am using a latex file to write a report. The said latex file requires me to have different chapters and plots in different folders. When I try to generate a pdf output from this latex file, I ...
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Use round brackets instead of square brackets in natbib citations

I'm new to LaTeX and have a desire to learn as I'm completing a PhD and have been told LaTeX is a great platform for writing scientific documents. So, I have written a short plain English piece in ...
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URLs extend past page margins

I'm new to LaTeX and have a desire to learn as I'm completing a PhD and have been told LaTeX is a great platform for writing scientific documents. So, I have written a short plain English piece in ...
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natbib bibliography reference starts not from 1

please help me to order references in text from 1 and increase the number through the whole text (like a normal). Now it starts with 6 and the second reference has order 2. Can't find why... \...
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How to use biblatex with Wiley templates?

I would like to use the bib style nejm in my document to have a bibliography like this style. But I had a lot of errors! What should I change/add in my code? \documentclass[num-refs]{wiley-article} ...
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Cannot change natbib bibliography font size [memoir class]

I am using the ucbthesis class (which is based off the memoir class) with natbib and cannot find any way to change the size of the font in my references (in the bib, not the textual citations). It is ...
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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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APAcite package changing word “others” to “et al.”

In apacite package, when there are more than 6 authors, it will list the first six authors followed by "...others" How can I change "others" word to "et al." Following is my MWE: \documentclass{...
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Two slides with references in beamer with BibTeX

I'm preparing a beamer for a talk and I would like to include some bibliography at the end. My idea was to include two different slides, one with the basic bibliography and other with extra ...
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Can't manage to cite in IEEE style with document class {book}

None of the solutions that I've found on internet have worked with me. I am trying to cite this paper: http://ijarece.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/IJARECE-VOL-1-ISSUE-4-52-56.pdf and many other ...
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Overleaf natbibapa citations break overnight

At first I thought I had accidentally broken something, but this is repeatable. Here's the basic version of my paper: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[natbibapa]{apacite} \usepackage{...
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How do I get the achemso package to include the DOIs?

I'm using achemso to compile my references and I would like to include the DOIs. \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} %References - achemso is ACS style, it uses ...
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Bibtex style with url and titles of references in bold

I'm looking for a bibliography style (in bibtex) that displays the web url of the references AND also writes the names of the authors of each reference in bold, e.g. Smith, Nick and John Zeigler, "...
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Natbib (apalike) Changing “and” into symbol “&”

I am using natbib for APA style in my bibliography, but i want to change A and B. (2018). Abc. into A & B. (2018). Abc. I know I have to copy apalike.bst into my working directory and edit ...
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How to change Natbib style to a custom format/Bibtex

Part 1 of the problem: I need the bibliography to cite like: LastName, First letter of first name (year of publication). Title. Place: publisher the closest i got was using the humannat style but ...
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LaTeX journal article not compiling

Case: I've prepared an article for a journal using a template on Overleaf. It compiles fine on Overleaf, looks great, and is ready for submission. I pulled off the zip file, followed their upload ...
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Different in-text citation style from final bibliography citation style

I'm using the natbib package with BibTeX to manage and cite my bibliography. I want in-text citations to be cited as [2], [3], etc, which is achievable using the \bibliographystyle{unsrt}. However, I ...
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Problem with the spacing of the biblography references

I don't this this is correct: ]1 The word spacing for the first entries seems wrong, the first in particular. Here's the MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{natbib} \bibpunct[,...
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backref and natbib generating an error

For some reason since a few weeks ago, when I use both natbib and backref, I get an error message and compilation stops. Runaway argument? ! File ended while scanning use of \BR@@lbibitem. I ...
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natbib: Error with citation having multiple authors `Undefined control sequence. \cite{citationkey}`

I am trying to cite a reference using the informs2014 bibliography style, but I keep getting the Undefined control sequence error when there is more than one author in a citation. MWE: main.tex: \...
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natbib error, “\providecommand\NAT@force@numbers{}\NAT@force@numbers”

During the last days I am really stressed because I face a problem with my References that I never had before. With the following, I try to generate my bibliography but I either get the error "\...
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Alternatives to citet when bst doesn't support authoryear

I've got an article where the publisher is requiring I use a specific citation format. The bibtex style doesn't support author year, but throughout my document, I've been using \citet for textual ...