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{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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bibcheck not working

I tried to filter my bibliography in line with what I read on this answer. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ % for biblatex backend = biber, sorting = none, ...
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Generating Citation Keys with Zotero and Better BibTex Plugin

EDIT: The issue was something completely different. The Better BibTex plugin for Zotero changes the way citation keys are generated. This can be changed in Preferences -> Better BibTex -> Open ...
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Zotero, Biblatex

I have to write a seminar paper with special citation guidelines. I thought of using Zotero, but didn't find a similar style. I don't get how I can implement my guidelines, so I hope, there's someone ...
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How to keep hyphen in BibTex key title?

I recently installed Better BibTeX for Zotero in my zotero (ver. 6.0.27) on Windows 10 PC. Before installing it, the citation key was like author_title_year where title included a hyphen. For ...
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Zotero citation, Undefined control sequence [closed]

After I installed the Zotero connector, I tried to cite through it, following every single step. I don't think there are issues with my citation procedure. \chapter{Introduction} % Poly- and ...
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Speeding up zotero-overleaf sync

I use the integration of zotero and overleaf to store the references I use. However, now that the bibliography file is very big, it takes a long time to add every single reference to the .bib file. Is ...
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Error because of name prefixes with bibentry and Zotero export (noopsort)

I've an issue for which I've identified where it comes from but can't find the code to solve it. I'm managing my bibliography using Zotero automatic export system. In order to have names with prefixes ...
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Batch add dois to .bib file from online database?

I have a huge .bib file that contains all my references. Very few of them currently have a doi field. Given access to an online database that includes many of the same references, is capable of ...
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The cursor remains on TeXstudio after the Zotero picker window shows up

I have a problem. I used this https://forums.zotero.org/discussion/comment/389917/#Comment_389917 to show up the Zotero picker window in front of TeXstudio. But when the Zotero picker window shows up, ...
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Syncing Zotero private group with Overleaf bib file - not all references shown

I am writing a paper on Overleaf and synced my bib-file with a Zotero private group to keep my references automatically updated (explained here). While this generally works, only about 20 out of my 30 ...
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Dates doesnt show up in the bibliography (Using zotero and IEEE)

As the title says, the dates don't show up in the bibliography. Currently referencing in IEEE style and using Zotero as a reference library. When checking the references.bib the dates are all there. ...
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Handling "family=" and "given=" within the "author" field

My zotero+BetterBibTeX has exported some citations like this @article{abduMagneticDeclinationControl1981, title = {Magnetic Declination Control of the Equatorial {{F}} Region Dynamo Electric Field ...
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Previous references in .bib file changes name when similar one is added (Citation key is changing)

This problem might be more pointed towards Zotero and the way it exports to .bib-files, but I'll try here either way. I am writing a LaTeX document in Overleaf, with a group library in Zotero. The ...
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IEEETran "Accessed on" date with Zotero Better BibTeX

I'm using IEEETran for my article and need to specify an Accessed on date. My references are managed by Zotero using the Better BibTeX plugin. How do I add the date so it appears in the bibliography? ...
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Chicago Author-Date: Multiple References within ONE footnote

I'd like a way to have a footnote with multiple references. I'm NOT looking for how to reference the same footnote multiple times which is something I've found a lot of threads on. I'm looking for ...
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LaTeX using Zotero references: include original publication date using Chicago author-date in footnotes

Chicago Author-Date requires the original publication to be indicated like so: Smith [2008] 2020, for a book that was first published in 2008, but I'm referencing a version from 2020. I put that into ...
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Using a Template: Converting markdown to PDF with Zotero Citations - how do I use citekey (or similar) to render Citations?

All of the threads I can find about Citations and LaTeX are about citing directly in LaTeX. I'm using a template to convert Obsidian markdown files to PDF via LaTeX (and Pandoc). Is there a way to e.g....
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Zotero integration in Overleaf fails on accented characters

I am using the Zotero integration in Overleaf with bibtex (not biblatex) due to the requirement of a journal. I have been trying to compile with entries containing names with accented characters. ...
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Citekey has changed between two instalation of Zotero

I am using Zotero with Latex, refering the documents to the exported library .bib file. I have re-installed Zotero recently, and the citekey of the .bib file has changed. Before citekeys were in this ...
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How to change sepator in zotero BetterBibTex

Zotero extension BetterBibTex use the following citekey format on its configuration shorttitle(3,3) + auth + year the format of citekey is separated by lower camelCase titleAuthorYear How can I ...
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Zotero/Betterbibtex: Isnt there any easy way to copy the info you need for the .bib file?

So im using overleaf and im trying to get Zotero to work with that. I installed the betterbibtex add-on and im trying to get this kind of code @book{Strategie2030Vermogen2005, title = {{Strategie ...
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Referencing with Zotero gives a reverse order of numbering in text

I am very new to latex as well as using all its integrations such as Zotero. I have most basics down at this point but am running into as issue with my referencing. When adding a new reference in the ...
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Tell latex to print bibliography exactly as it is

I use Zotero for my literature and the following package to include it in my thesis: \usepackage[ backend=biber, natbib, style=trad-abbrv, maxbibnames=5, minbibnames=5, giveninits=true, style=...
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Zotero export update crashed biber [duplicate]

Until I re-exported my library from Zotero, everything worked fine. Now with new references, something happened and I don't understand where the problem is. Nothing execpt for the reference.bib file ...
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biblatex double last name issues with imported zotero in overleaf

I am writing a large text in overleaf using an import zotero biblatex. Whenever I want to cite a double last name like 'van Garderen' than the 'van' disappears. There are some questions on this ...
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How do I suppress the language field only for references which are in the English language in Biblatex?

I'm aware you can use AtEveryBibItem like so: \AtEveryBibitem{ \clearlist{language} } But this removes the language field from every reference; can you suppress it for English only (or any other ...
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BibTex: string name "mar" is undefined

BibTex is having issues with default three-letter abbreviations for months. I'm using overleaf and the mdpi template, as well as Zotero for managing my references. However, Overleaf is having some ...
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Possible error encoding bibliography in Biblatex

I am writing my thesis with LyX and managing my references with Zotero. My document class is Book (Standard Class) and the style format is Biblatex. I am having a problem with my biblatex bibliography....
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Proper BibTeX citation for Pew Research Report

What is the proper BibTeX format for a Pew research report? The Pew website says: Citation. “Report Title.” Pew Research Center, Washington, D.C. (Publication date) URL. My entry currently looks ...
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BibTex file from Zotero does not match my style

I exported my references from Zotero in BibTex format and uploaded the .bib file into my project in Overleaf. My webpage references in Zotero .bib output are categorized as @misc. However, my style (...
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BibLatex Empty Parentheses for No Author | After Author's Name [duplicate]

I am using Zotero to manage my references. Then, I export the .bib file (Biblatex) from Zotero. The issue is there is an empty parentheses if there is no author. Also, if it is a web-page citation, ...
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Importing references from ZOTERO as @online and not @misc

I have very recently started using ZOTERO as a tool to import my references to my latex script. It´s working fine except for the websites I want to import. Instead of @online… they only appear as @...
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Why aren't my citations printing and my bibliography showing up? [closed]

I've created a .bib file using Zotero and placed it in the same folder as the .tex file. This is the document code: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \begin{document} \title{The Effects of ...
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Zotero citation styles in LaTeX

I've recently started to use Zotero as reference manager. However, the bibliography in the compiled PDF document is formatted differently from what I see in the citation style manager of Zotero. Here ...
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.bib file stopped refreshing from Zotero

I have linked my Zotero with my Overleaf document and have had no problems to date. I used to be able to refresh the imported .bib file when I would update my Zotero with new references, however this ...
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Using ISO-690 / AFNOR Z 44-005 standard in LaTeX

I'm using Zotero and when I'm exporting the whole collection I can choose the right format, BibTeX here, but when I cite in References it do not follow the ISO-690 standard. Should I use a custom .bib ...
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Undefined citations when use latex-workshop in VS-code, while it works well in texstudio

Thanks for your attention, English is not my native language; please excuse typing errors. I used to write my paper in latex with texstudio and I export my bibliographies by Zotero with add-in "...
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Break long titles (containing file paths) with BibLaTeX

I am currently trying to get linebreaks inside long bibliography entry titles which have no whitespace to break at. Let us assume that we have the following MWE with its minimal bibliography entry (...
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Please re(run) biber

I think I've read all posts concerning this issue and a solution might have been provided but I don't understand it. Here is the full story. I export my bibliography file from Zotero (I tried ...
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Where can the symbol \lessequivlnt be found?

I'm using Zotero with Better BibTeX to manage a bibliography. The latter, I believe, translates the symbol ≲ into \lessequivlnt, which throws an Undefined Symbol error upon compilation. I don't see ...
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Make Overleaf to use Better Bibtex citation keys instead of Zotero keys [closed]

I have a LaTeX Overleaf project article and I use the connection to my Zotero database to generate the .bib file used in my project. I recently installed the Better BibTex package with the aim to sync ...
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How to show "Institution" and "Location" in bibliography using unsrtdin and @thesis in bibtex file

I am creating my bibliography by creating my .bib file using Zotero. I am trying to add a dissertation or any kind of thesis document respectively. Zortero creates my .bib just fine doing this: @...
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BibTeX vs. BibLaTeX for Zotero import to Overleaf--the TL;DR version

I'm not sure if this wonderfully thorough and informative question -- bibtex vs. biber and biblatex vs. natbib -- answers my much smaller question: I'm importing a bibtex file from Zotero into ...
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BetterBibtex/Biber/Zotero - No export of Book Pages

I'm using Zotero (V.5.0.81) and BetterBibtex (V.5.2.7) in order to export my bibliography to a .bib file. When I do that, my pagetotal field for @books doesn't appear in my .bib. It works well on ...
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Word to LaTeX with Zotero - In line citations

I would like to write and produce my thesis in LaTeX, but my supervisors prefer Word for commenting and reviewing on my thesis. The first time I did the conversion, I used Endnote and it was pretty ...
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Change Zotero Bibliography language in Overleaf [closed]

I am using Zotero with Overleaf as follows: \usepackage[backend=bibtex, style = authoryear]{biblatex} \addbibresource{references.bib} \selectlanguage{german} \printbibliography The result looks fine,...
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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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