Questions tagged [zotero]

Zotero is free and open-source reference management software to manage bibliographic data and related research materials (such as PDF files). It provides export to BibTeX and BibLaTex files and could be used in correlation with LaTeX.

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How to change name of Zotero reference label

I've linked up my Zotero and Overleaf accounts and am working on references for a document. Two of the references are being given the exact same label but I can't edit the bib file within Overleaf it ...
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Zotero and BibTeX: citation keys containing underscore are unusable

I am using Zotero to maintain my library. Up to now it is working fine. I am writing a report in LaTeX and am generating the .bib file with Zotero. I just select the items I want to be in the ...
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Biblatex not finding citations [duplicate]

I have been going out of my mind trying to fix this problem. I recently moved from natbib to biblatex, as a lot of my references contain unicode characters. My citations used to work find using natbib,...
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Biblatex with biber splits long name to first and last name

I'm writing my thesis and I'm stucked with a problem with BibLaTeX. The sorting of the bibliography entries is functional. BUT the author-field is separated automatically to first- and surname, ...
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Biblatex bibliography style without URLs when DOI exists (in Overleaf with Zotero bibliography)

I have a Zotero bibliography in Overleaf. I use biblatex. \usepackage[backend=biber,citestyle=authoryear]{biblatex} \addbibresource{zoteroALH.bib} Bibliography entries look like: @book{de_saint-...
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Printing non-cited software in separate bibliography

Unfortunately I can't find quite a solution, hence this post. I need to print a separate "References" section for software used in the article. This software obviously isn't cited anywhere in the text....
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BibTeX styles that use all the info that Zotero outputs to bib file for less common sources?

I'm also using Zotero to generate the bib file, then I'm using BibTeX and Natbib for a paper and I'm trying to find a style, preferably something that looks like APA or at least uses name and year ...
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custom citation format based on custom tag in .bib-file

first off: I will very much try to do this myself. I'll probably fail epicly but at least I will have tried :) If you look into my post history, you will notice I am (forced to) create my own APA-...
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Importing Zotero library in Overleaf turns \ into $\backslash$, won't compile

I am writing a paper on Overleaf (v1) and connected it to my Zotero account to keep my references up to date. I am using a journal template, so my BibTeX entries have the journal names as \mnras for ...
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How to get LyX and zotero together?

I am using the latest versions of LyX and zotero. What I want is pretty simple: to import citations in LyX from zotero --- and to import new papers into zotero and have zotero auto-update the .bib ...
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biblatex/biber patent citation support (based on zotero+bbl output)

I have a few questions on biblatex regarding patent citations which I think has very poor support only; my workflow is as follows: search Google patents use zotero connector and import patent to ...
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What is the proper casing to use when storing titles in the bibliography database?

What is the proper casing to use when storing titles in the bibliography database? There are two options: (a) Store titles in Title Case. Convert to Sentence case when a style asks for it. title = {...
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Export BibLaTex format collection from Zotero to use in LyX

I'm trying to use a collection from Zotero in a LyX file as a reference database. I export the Zotero collection as a BibLaTeX format database with unicode encoding. I've also tried using unicode ...
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aip template, zotero, and citation undefined issues

I am currently using an American Institute of Physics sample file downloaded here I am also using zotero with the better BibLaTeX package to create my bibliography. I find that after exporting the ...
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Command \bibhang already defined with Zotero

I'm trying to use a Zotero .bib file for the citation backend in this template document setup below but I get the error: /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/biblatex/biblatex.sty:462: LaTeX Error:...
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Biblatex is printing file path at top of doucument [closed]

In a document which I have been writing just as I have always done, file paths appear at the top of the document for each citation I make with biblatex. I have no idea why this is happening since I ...
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Problem with Bibliography Language English (and) instead of German (und)

I'm trying to switch the language in the bibliography to german, but so far I had no luck with all the hints from the internet. Here is the code in overleaf, I'm using: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{...
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Biber \textasciicircum error

When exporting an article title containing a caret, like "10^30", Zotero outputs a .bib entry like the following: @article{isles_what_1992, title = {What evidence is there that 2{\textasciicircum}...
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Quick citation insert from Zotero 5

I'm curious to find a quick and convenient way to cite references in Latex from Zotero 5. In Zotero 4, I believe one could use the "quick copy" shortcut (e.g. Ctrl+Shift+A on a reference in Zotero) ...
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How to remove the language information in a bibliography?

In Zotero, there is a 'language' field which is filled out with the appropriate languages of the bibliography item. However, it is shown as such in the bibliography. I think it would be better to omit....
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What is valid as a BibLaTeX entry key?

What characters are valid in a biblatex entry key? I'm asking because Zotero will export entry keys with <i>foo</i> in them, and pandoc-citeproc doesn't like that. But I don't know ...
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Lyxpipe not working

I am using JabRef 3.8.2 and Lyx 2.2.2 on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena XFCE 64. I would like to cite from JabRef instead of from Lyx as described in this question. I cannot find a lyxpipe file. In Lyx, I ...
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custom text in reference list

I'm using Zotero to export my references to a .bib file. Using biblatex and biber, is there a way to reproduce the kind of "custom" bibliography entry seen here: This kind of reference list entry ...
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How do I cite author in LaTeX with BibLaTeX?

It's not the same question as here : How do I cite author in LaTeX? I create my bib file with Zotero (better BibLaTeX) and so I don't have year and publisher but date and journaltitle and so I can't ...
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Biblatex-apa, adherence to standard apa formatting of date (full date vs. year only)

I use Zotero for my manage my bibliography. Zotero lets me export my library in both BibLateX and BibTeX formats. There is not much difference between them, however, I did notice that it exports the ...
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IPA Symbols in bibtex

Does anybody know how to get bibtex to output ʔ (and other IPA symbols)? I need to cite the following article: Blevins, Juliette. 2001. Klamath /sʔ/ Clusters. International Journal of American ...
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Reference error “Warning--empty year in (…); set to ”????“”

I am new to latex/bibtex, and I can't figure out where this error is coming from. I generated a .bib file from a Zotero collection, and try to generate a bibliography in my latex document. However, ...
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Suppress url from biblatex newspaper articles exported from Zotero

I am using Zotero + Better BibTex and using the biblatex package to generate a bibliography in APA citation style. I want to exclude url and urldate from academic journal @articles but retain them for ...
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Undefined control sequence \abx@aux@page

I am new LaTeX user (with Overleaf) I have this kind of error and I have no idea how to fix it. My hypothesis is that I delete something in bibliography section, and now I don't know how to continue....
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How to convert .bib to .bbl for arXiv submission?

How can I generate .bbl from .bib for ArXiv submission, preferably, using LyX, Zotero, JabRef, TeXworks, MS Office, or some free online converters. Any suggestions?
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Biber fails to run

I'm currently in the process of finishing my bachelor thesis but I'm runnning into some trouble with referencing. For some reason whenever I try to cite anything TexStudio freezes up for a few seconds ...
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Problem compiling with BibTeX [closed]

I'm having a problem when compiling the bibliography with BibTeX. Before it worked fine, while now I get the following code from the console when I run BibTeX: This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (TeX Live ...
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How to make hyperref aware of Firefox's internal protocols for extensions?

I'd like to create an hyperlink in a .pdf file that opens Firefox at the Zotero pane, the "URL" of which being chrome://zotero/content/tab.xul: instead of http or ftp, here the protocol used is chrome,...
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Citing a website in Overleaf and Zotero

I just started to use Zotero in Overleaf. When I tried to cite a wiki page, I got an error: ./main.bbl:3: Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.3 \bibitem[_wi, 2016]{...
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Presentation of year and ISBN of BetterBibLaTeX from Zotero in LaTeX

First of all my question: How can I adjust biblatex to show only the year from the date and not to delete the dashes from the ISBN? Here is my MWE: BetterBibLaTeX 1.6.6 within Zotero Standalone 4.0 ...
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Modify a generated Biblatex file to add extra fields (post processing)

The reference manager I use (Zotero), does not support certain fields which I want to use (e.g. DOI for book selection). Is there some tool to automatically add a field + value to a certain BibTex ...
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Avoiding \ensuremath when incorporating backslash \ in better-bibtex export from zotero

I am writing a paper that needs various elements of the references to be enclosed in \pkg{blahblah}. When I try to include this directly in zotero, the zotero regular bibtex export outputs exactly ...
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How to use Zotero and Vancouver style citations?

I'm using Zotero to handle my references and with a plugin called AutoZotBib it generates the following .bib file: @misc{_gps.gov:_2015, title = {{GPS}.gov: {GPS} {Accuracy}}, url = {http://...
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Biblatex is printing a 5 digit number when converting to pdf

I am using Emacs Org-Mode to export to pdf. I get a five digit number printing out in the references like the 00005 below. Schneier, B., (2004, January), Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a ...
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citing from zotero for workflow in emacs/AUCTex

I am trying to develop a workflow as I begin writing my dissertation (in the social sciences). I am using emcas as my LaTeX editor, Zotero as my citation manager, and Linux Mint as OS. I had a ...
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APA references with Mendeley/Zotero, remove url and month [duplicate]

I have been using mainly Mendeley and its web importer to handle my references and generate the .bib file. In order to generate my APA conforming references, I opted for \usepackage[natbibapa]{apacite}...
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How to add a DOI field in book type reference in zotero?

I want to add a book reference with DOI in zotero. But I found no DOI field in book type items. Is there a method to do this?
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RIS & crufty bibtex to biblatex without an OCD tool?

I have 30 years of bibtex in a file with some other notes. Bibtex doesn't mind, but biblatex does. Also, certain publishers (Nature, APA, MIT) don't provide bibtex but do provide dois or ris. I've ...
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bibtex file exported by Zotero contains bad character

I use biblatex with biber. My bibliography is automatically exported by Zotero. My editor is texmaker on debian. Unfortunately characters are included into the bib file latex is unable to decode. I ...
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Showstopper with better-biblatex+zotero?

I am using better-biblatex to access my Zotero collections of journal articles. Mostly it works fine, though duplicate keys are a bummer (the documentation for the alternate JabRef syntax based fields ...
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What is the BibTeX source of the CSL example in the Zotero style repository?

I am using pandoc to add BibTeX bibliographies in a chosen CSL style to documents in various output formats. pandoc --bibliography=previews.bib --csl=american-medical-association.csl -o output.pdf ...
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Is there a BibTeX “schema” somewhere?

Is there some specification of BibTeX fields and best practices for using them? E.g. I see people using eprint, is this specified somewhere? E.g. bibtexml is supposed to provide schemes for BibTeX, ...
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double braces for author in biblatex not working?

Hej, I have a problem with biblatex when the author name has to many braces. My MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[style=ieee]{...
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How to find citation tag in bibtex

I am using Zotero to collect my references then exporting them as a BibTex file and then I cite them in Latex. This is all fine but I often struggle to find the relevant citation tag. I would like to ...
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How to insert mathematical formula/equation in Zotero's note?

I've been exploring several reference manager by now and ends up using Zotero, because of it's simplicity. Previously I had mostly been using Citavi, which had this feature of storing mathematical ...