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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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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Which bibliography stile to have the references with “et al.” after the third author and the (year) after the authors?

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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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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Authors in wrong order when using and, \& not working [closed]

I've had a look at previous questions and answers, such as Bibliography Author names out of order and with no Comma [duplicate] and order of appearance of authors in bibliographic entries but I don't ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Remove space between two references

I'm using elsarticle document class with biboptions for references. When I cite two references there is a space between them [1, 2]. I'd like to have a citation like [1,2], but I don't know how to ...
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Order references alphabetically with “elsarticle-num-names.bst”

How Can I order my references alphabetically using the bibliographystyle "elsarticle-num-names.bst"? Here is a MWE, copied from the elsarticle template folder itself: elsarticle-template.tex: \...
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Using Chicago B

Should I drop natbib and use biblatex-chicago if I want to use Chicago B style referencing? I'm using: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \...
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Undefined Citation natbib / Failing to print References

I am using the natbib package to manage my references for my thesis. Unfortunately the citations are undefined and it prints "?" in the pdf rather than the actual Citation from my bib file. Neither ...
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Problem with first reference aaaa. with natbib

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper,italian,oneside,openright]{book} \usepackage{packages} \usepackage{frontesp} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{array,...
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Asking for an specific bibliography style

I am asking for this specific type of bibliographystyle and not could get it yet. Many thanks for any help. (in text) Jones et al. (2005) (citep) (Devlou & Zaparolli, 2013) (bib) ...
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Header Text does not change after 'References' anymore

I have a large document for which I use fancyhdr to include the heading of the respective section. I have two questions: 1) Is it possible to only display the heading of the main respective section? ...
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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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How to correctly cite a report with apacite?

I am using \usepackage[natbibapa]{apacite} and \bibliographystyle{apacite} to build up my references. I want to cite this report in my article in APA style but the citation does not seem to come out ...
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How to display first 6 and last author in reference list, using apa style

This questions regards the Bibliography/Reference List at the end of the document NOT the in-text citation. I want to use apa-good.bst as my bibliography style. Some of my references have way more ...
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Updating Citations in Lyx

I am using JabRef to handle my bibliography and the natbib package in LyX for citations. The questions is: if I decide to change the bibtex keys of my references in the .bib file, how can I tell LyX ...
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Color specific citations in a group of citations (Bibtex/natbib)

My question is the same as the following Different style/color for some specific references using Bibtex, however the solution does not apply to my case. Here is a MWE (.tex and .bib), the 2nd ...
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Modifying page-number formatting in in-text citations when using natbib

I use natbib in author-year format, along with a custom .bst file. It formats bibliographies as I want. But in the text of my documents, I have many citations like \citet[12-30]{lamport94}. They ...
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Citing a book chapter in a multiple entry citation?

I would like to be able to cite a specific chapter in a book within a multi-entry citation and have the additional citation information map correctly (full MWE follows this explanation). I found this ...
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bibtex vs. biber and biblatex vs. natbib

I've heard of many different bibliography-related packages/platforms/?. What's the difference between the following, which is good for what tasks, advantages/disadvantages, which one is the most ...
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Force Truncate Author List in Citation for long list of authors

I am writing an research article using elsarticle. It uses natbib with a custom bst file for citation. I could not modify it in a way so that in citation, it would truncate the authors list with et~al....
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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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Newline in bst file

I'm using natbib like so: \usepackage[numbers,square,sort&compress]{natbib} and using the plainnat bibliography: \bibliographystyle{plainnat} I have the following citation in my bibliography: ...
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Cite Master's Thesis using natbib

I'm currently writing my Bachelor's thesis and I want to cite a Master's thesis. I have some issues and I'm really new to Latex why I do not know how to help myself. As you always want a code example, ...