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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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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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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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Biblatex-chicago use @software

I'm using Zotero with BetterBibTeX-Plugin and biblatex-chicago with an authordate style and backend biber with LuaLaTeX. I have to cite a lot of Github-Repositorys, but Zotero marks them as software ...
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How to install LyZ on Lyx?

For those who don't know LyZ is a Zotero plugin for managing references in LyX. On their Github page, they have instructions to setup LyZ in Lyx. They say (in Windows) set LyXServer pipe as \\.\pipe\...
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Package Natbib warning when trying to cite in cas-dc.cls

This is a follow-up to my question here. It's my first time trying to write in Overleaf and I've been finding it super frustrating. The template I want to use comes pre-loaded with all kinds of ...
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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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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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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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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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