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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Getting Natbib to use an Oxford comma

Is there a way to get Natbib to use an Oxford comma when citing multiple papers? I would like to retain the automatic formatting/sorting when using \citet{}. I don't want this to affect the behaviour ...
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Natbib Newblock Undefined Error with Informs3 Document Class

I am trying to submit an article to a Journal that uses the INFORMS3 document class. I used BibDesk to generate the BIB file and TexShop to compile the source file. Here is the TEX file, a minimum (...
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Different bibstyles for bibentry vs. bibliography

Using natbib, bibentry. I would like if possible to render the bibentries in a different style than that in the Bibliography section in the end. A particularity with this is that bibentry copies ...
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biber: WARN - No data sources defined!

At the moment I struggle with creating my bibliography. I always get the message "WARN - No data sources defined!" from Biber. So what did I try to solve my problem? I updated Biber, BibLaTeX and ...
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Preview-LaTeX does not work when using natbib (on Emacs 24.5.1, AUCTeX 11.89)

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[authoryear]{natbib} \begin{document} $\alpha$ \bibliographystyle{ims} \bibliography{mybibliography} \end{document} Preview-latex does not work with above ...
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How to create italic “in press”-year labels for in-text citations by modifying the bibtex style file

I'm looking for a way to add "in press" in italics into my bibtex-style file for publications for which a doi already exists. As I'm using a Natbib-AuthorYear reference style, I have to add this in ...
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Can I make citep quote author and number?

I am interested in using natbib and citep to display both the author and a number. For example, that \citep{author} displays (author [1]), rather than [1] in numbers mode, or (author, year) in ...
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How to link and highlight the year only, instead of the author name and year together

I am using hyperref to color my links, and using author year citation style. I cite a lot of works and so my text looks like a mess of black text and colored text now. How can I just highlight the ...
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Corporate authors not sorted alphabetically

I'm using natbib with the apalike-german.bst and a bibliography in alphabetical order. I need to cite some corporate authors in my thesis. However these are unfortunately not included alphabetically, ...
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How to configure customized \ref, \pageref in TeX4HT

Is possible to configure the below XML structure for \ref, \pageref and natbib cite commands such as \citep, \citealt etc.., ? see Chapter <xref ref-type="book-part" rid="11">11</xref> ...
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Apalike with \citep

I'm having trouble with using the apalike style together with natbib. The point is to have the possibility to use different types of citations (like \citep, \citet etc. in natbib), and at the same ...
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Is there an alternative to apalike that properly deals with website citations?

I'm using the apalike style suitable for economic papers. This old bibliography style doesn't deal with URLS. An answer provides a trick using the note field in the bibtex entry such as: Note = "\...
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Show only first author in citation call-outs

I am using scrbook and the natbib package. What I basically want to do is that in the reference when using \citep only the last name of the first author and the year should be shown no matter how many ...
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Different citation styles for multiple bibliography

I've a document with multiple bibliography and I'm desperately trying to have different styles for \cite options. I'd like an author-year style for bibliography, while a numeric style is better for ...
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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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Natbib numbers order

I'm having some trouble with BibTeX. The code below makes references in author-year order, but for references with same author and year order is arbitrary. Any solution? Thanks :D \documentclass{...
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Citation replaced by question marks, no error or warning

In a pdf with many citations, one of them becomes ????, without errors or warnings. How to make it display correctly? Multiple compilation runs do not help. Replacing the bibtex entry for that ...
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Citation: Author-comma-year in LyX (classicthesis)

I am writing my thesis in LyX using classicthesis and have some troubles with citation style. Basically, I want to avoid ERT when citing and instead use LyX' built-in "Insert citation" to get Author-...
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How can I change the language of my natbib bibliography?

I am using the natbib package for my bibliography. For documents in English, everything works fine. \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \bibliography{tex/bibliography} % the file is called bibliography.bib ...
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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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How to edit bst file to reorder editors and book title in @incollection?

How to edit the bst file to order editors before the book title in @incollection? The current code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname....
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Displaying 3 or more authors in natbib inline citations

I'm trying to get LaTeX to display all of the authors in the inline citations. For example, \citep*{Cravino2018} currently displays (Cravino et al. 2018), but I would like it to display (Cravino, ...
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Natbib Error \providecommand\NAT@force@numbers{}\NAT@force@numbers

I have a problem with natbib and unsrtnat in compilation. The error is : Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations...mand\NAT@force@numbers{}\NAT@force@numbers The error is raised by ...
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Multiple In preparation citations by same authors

I am attempting to cite previous chapters in my dissertation using bibtex, but most of these are currently unpublished so I am citing them as in prepartion. I have attempted to use the \noop{} ...
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Combining multibib and chapterbib

I am compiling a thesis in LaTeX using the documentclass book. The thesis consists of multiple chapters with separate papers. Each chapter thus needs a separate reference list. In one of the ...
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Natbib: how to replace the last comma in a citation list with “and” when using citep

I'm referencing using Harvard style citations and in places I have to reference multiple citations at once. However I've been told that I have to seperate the last and second to last citations with an ...
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! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]

My file was running fine, and I've since added a reference and the error (see title) has arrived. I had to remove the reference to fix it (editing the .bib file didn't help). I added another (...
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Using two languages for natbib cite commands

I write my thesis in English, but need to include a summary in Swedish, which I want to include in my latex document. Therefore I need to switch between the two languages when I use the \citep command....
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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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Harvard Style Bibliography not as expected

I would like to create bibliography in LaTeX using Harvard Style referencing. I wasn't able to find an exact solution to this and therefore I thought to ask here. I have 3 different materials to ...
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How to make hyperlinks in bibliography without showing URL

This is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{bibentry} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{hyperref} % For hyperlinks in the PDF \hypersetup{colorlinks=...
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List all authors (10+) instead of et al. in references

I used \usepackage[numbers,sort&compress]{natbib} \bibliographystyle{apsrev} but in references for more 10 authors write et al. instead of other authors.
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Cite author's name using IEEE style

Currently I am using natbib with IEEEtran as the bibliography style. \usepackage[square,comma,numbers,sort]{natbib} \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} When citing, I want to sometimes refer to the author'...
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How to change font of bibliography with no extra text appeared before it?

I want to change font of bibliography (using package natbib). I found some solutions here. They worked for me, but the text size (e.g.: \small or 10pt) started to appear as text before bibliography. I ...
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Citing vital records using tufte-book & natbib

I'm using the tufte-book class to help my mom write a family history. I'm running into a problem with figuring out how to cite vital records such as birth certificates, marriage documents, microfilms, ...
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AIP conference proceedings template - issue with BibTeX

I'm currently using the aip-cp.cls class file for generating an AIP conference paper using LaTeX. In general, everything is working fine apart from the references which are generated at the end of the ...
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agsm.bst: change color of the field “Author”

is there any way to change the color of the authors reported in the bibilography, using agsm style? I know is not correct, but it would make much easier to identify the authors in looooong ...
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Strange reference behaviour. (References disappearing randomly)

I am using the MNRAS class https://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/mnras?lang=en, and I have a very strange behaviour with my references. I am using BibTex, and some times the file ...
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linebreaking of name-year citation style in arxiv version

I was trying to submit a manuscript to the arXiv using the imsart package: see here. I am using the name-year citation style, and it works well in my own tex compiler. However the version that the ...
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Using apalike and natbib in Lyx with author abbreviation as index

I'm using Lyx 2.1.2 and want to use the apalike citation style. I created a BibTEX generated Bibliography, added my bib file and set the style to apalike, which all worked so far. But then I wanted ...
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hyperref problem if the link at the end of the page

I am using \usepackage[breaklinks]{hyperref} to allow breaklines in the hyperlink. However, when the citation link at the end of a page and breaks into a new page, it takes into consideration the ...
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Displaying authors in color bibtex

If I call a reference by \citet{xxx}, it appears in my document as Author [number], where the number appears in the color I defined in \hypersetup{citecolor=red} while Author and [] appear in black ...
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bibliography not compatible with author-year citations, with all authors and years included

I cannot get my citations to work using natbib, compiling the entire document gives an error Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations. My preamble is the ...
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Full names with Chicago bibliographystyle

I'm using \bibliographystyle{chicago} and the Natbib package. I would like to have the FULL NAMES of the authors listed in the bibliography. For instance: Lastname1, Name1, and Name2 Lastname2. 2013....
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Bibliography APA-like but include DOI and remove issue number?

I am trying to create a references section that follows APA format but also: 1. Removes the issue number and 2. adds the doi, i.e. Bioinformatics, 33(17):2776–2778. should be Bioinformatics, 33, ...
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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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Custom BST (based on apalike) with following sorting mechanism: (1) First author only, (2) Year, (3) All (other) authors, (4) Title

Following https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/484079/ I have created a custom BST, based on the apalike bibliographystyle of the natbib package in bibtex. This custom BST orders references in the ...
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How to cite articles from UNHCR in latex possibly Overleaf?

I am trying to cite an article from the UNHCR. I would like it to be in text as the following The United Nations High Commissioner (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees [UNHCR], 2017b)...
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How to cite books published by organizations using natbib

What would be the best way to cite a material published from an organization? I tried using misc, but the .bst file I am using does not accept this, the item disappears from the reference list. If I ...
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Customize plainnat.bst to make references to show in certain format

I use Bibtex and plainnat coupled with Natbib and I would like to have some customizations to plainnat. My test Example is given below: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[numbers]{natbib} \begin{...