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The bibliography/reference handling system of TeX/LaTeX, including other versions such as bibLaTeX

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How to handle capitalized abbreviations in Book, Anthology, Journal, etc. titles in APA?

I am using APA and need to cite an article from a conference which has a capitalized abbreviation in its name: Proceedings of the 1992 ACM/IEEE Conference on Supercomputing https://dl.acm.org/...
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How to cite a bookchapter that is accepted and To appear?

I have a book chapter that is accepted and I want to cite it on a conference paper that I should upload its camera ready today. What is the best way to cite it ? here is my bibtex. @inbook{...
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How to cite this booklet/manual?

I am not sure how should I cite this concrete thing - https://www.credit-suisse.com/media/assets/corporate/docs/news-and-expertise/articles/2016/07/global-investor-2-15-en.pdf I am using bibtex, but ...
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import all references of a paper into a bibtex file

I have a paper that has say 100 references. I'd like to use a lot of them as references to a paper I'm writing, but it seems pretty laborious to go on each and everyone of them, search in google ...
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Cite NumPy in BibTex

How to cite NumPy in BibTex? The Scipy citing page recommends: Travis E, Oliphant. A guide to NumPy, USA: Trelgol Publishing, (2006). Is it correct to use: @Misc{numpy, author = {Travis ...
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Alternatives to Google Scholar for citation / lit search / BibTex entries? [closed]

Simple question: What alternatives are there to Google Scholar for finding citations, doing lit searches, and most importantly, downloading citation data in BibTex? There are lots of specialized ...
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citing company yearly reports in papers

I am writing a conference paper and want to cite the following report by Symantec using Bibtex (https://www.symantec.com/security-center/threat-report). I am currently using @techreport which only ...
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Cite a book in general and then a chapter in particular

The question is in the context of a paper and a thesis in the area of computational science, computer science and chemistry. I manage my references with Mendeley, and import them into a LaTeX file ...
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Automated legal download of multiple full-text PDFs by parsing entries in bib file [duplicate]

I am posting this question here after being badly bruised by Mendeley in it's capabilities to handle PDFs gracefully. Working from one of my university's library computers, I had downloaded PDFs of ...
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Is `\char21{}` a typo or a correct form of the `--` (en-dash) character on bibtex for publications? [closed]

My paper just published online, but I found there might be a problem with the bibtex entry they provided. The title of my paper has an en-dash sign in it, which in latex is -- as I used. However, in ...
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How does one cite a book series/sequence?

I have a need to cite a certain scifi book series (i.e. a collection of books functioning as elements in a single larger story, not a series like the Springer Graduate Texts in Math) as inspiring a ...
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How to cite a website/manual where the authors are (mostly) unknown?

For my thesis, I need to cite some pieces of software documentation. The website in question is the documentation of Kubernetes. I'm fine with using @misc entries in my bibtex file, but obviously I ...
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A reference that is old, has no bibtex entry, and probably not well-known throughout the readership. How to cite this?

I am writing an article for an audience that mostly consists of computer scientists. A specific part of the subject is motivated by Kirchhoff's laws. I intend to mention this fact and reference the ...
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How to cite a site from the dark web?

For my masters degree in computer science, I'm currently working on a paper on ransomware. Goal of this paper is to focus on academic writing and citing sources correctly. Trustworthiness/Quality of ...
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Naming inconsistencies in booktitle fields of BibTeX entries provided by IEEEXplore

Why are the booktitle fields of BibTeX entries provided by IEEEXplore inconsistent in the following way: @InProceedings{ ... booktitle={2009 International Conference on Reconfigurable Computing and ...
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In-text citation: what is the correct way of using both last name (i.e., \citeauthor ) and typical citation (i.e., \cite)

I am using plain citation style with biblatex and was wondering about the convention of using \citeauthor (and probably \citeyear) along with \cite While writing sometimes I do the following: \...
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MLA bibliography style in computer science

Does anyone know a computer science or engineering journal that uses MLA as their bibliography style?
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How to cite computer terminals like Bloomberg or Thomson Reuters?

Consider that I looked up some data, more specifically credit ratings for a sovereign, in the Bloomberg and the Thomson Reuters terminal for my thesis: The sovereign is rated Aaa by Moody's, AAA by ...
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Bibliographic entry for a pseudymous work with known real author

This question is the bibliographic pendant to this question. Let us suppose I write an academic paper where I cite the well known paper English sentences without overt grammatical subject (pdf), ...
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How to cite files on a CD-ROM?

I would like to cite one of the descriptions present on the DIEHARD test battery, which is located on a CD-ROM here. Specifically, I would like to cite the craps test. If I could have the citation in ...
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Why “in Proceedings of conference…”, but not “in Journal of …”

I'm wondering why a well-known citation style (bibtex's "plain" style) produces "In proceedings of 'conference name'" or "In 'conference name'", but drops "in" in case of journals. In my opinion, ...
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Find article link by bibtex citation key

I have a list of citation keys (entry names in bib file) but I don't have the name of article. How can I find the article link? For example, according to bib file of this article, the citation key is ...
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Citing an ISO standard with multiple parts, using Harvard style?

I would like to cite an ISO standard that is split into multiple parts, I want to cite the whole standard but am unsure of how to do this in Harvard style. ISO 14230 Road vehicles – Diagnostic ...
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Finding (correct) citation info for math references

I've just recently learned about BibTeX, rather than manually making a bibliography at the end of everything I write. Now I'd like a reliable source for the citation info. At school I can use ...
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What is the correct way of citing scientific publications?

The APA citation basics write: If you refer to the title of a source within your paper, capitalize all words that are four letters long or greater within the title of a source: Permanence and ...
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How to cite a paper with erratum?

I want to cite a paper [A], which has been corrected by an erratum [B] in the same journal. I have not found a rule how to cite this case. Is it proper to cite [A,B], or just [A] or just [B]. I am ...
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Article with unspecified-but-present authorship (“consensus document”)

I'd like to properly refrence an article whose author is mentioned as A Consensus Document (it has some 25 authors). I have never seen this kind of authorship before; the citation entry generated by ...
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How to cite a Google Play app?

In my paper I need to cite an Android application. There is an official way to cite the site Google Play? I know the tag @misc on BibTeX, but I am looking for a standard style, if exist.
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How to cite a senior project in BibTeX

I want to cite a senior project of a student in my thesis. However, I don't really have much information about the student. I know, the title of his work, his name, his university and the link to the ...
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How to cite ACM Computing Classification System?

In the research I'm doing for my master thesis I use the ACM Computing Classification System (2012 edition). I mean I literally use the data they provide as an RDF graph. How should I cite this ...
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Is possible cite an internet site (of an academical project) with the authors

I am writing a paper about a project. I must cite the internet site of the project with the results. Question: can I cite, not only the site, but also the authors in the references? NOTE The site ...
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What is a good system for generating BibTeX reference keys?

When using a reference manager (or even when tracking references on a handwritten draft), it is common to have a key for each entry when referring to items, which the computer (or you in a final form) ...
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Should I keep all my .bib files in a single folder, or one with each .tex file?

Self-explanatory. I would be most interested to hear from researchers who have published a fair amount, decided one way or the other wasn't working for them, so switched — and why. Related advice / ...
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How should I cite a publication where the author(s) are anonymous (but the organization is not)?

I'd like to cite the following articles from "Scientific Data" (a journal from the Nature Publishing Group), but no authors are mentioned (as far as I can tell): http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2015....
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How to represent and cite a patent using BibTeX?

I need to cite some patents for a paper in BibTeX format. Google Patents provide me a BibTeX like this one: @misc{spangler1988method, title={Method and system for measurement of road profile}, ...
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Should I add a bibliography for this?

While writing up my introduction for my transfer report (first year exam of the PhD in the UK) I want to give importance to the topic saying something like: It lead to huge research, being N amount ...
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Tool for obtaining a BibTeX entry from a key, without creating it manually [closed]

I am looking for a tool, where I only need to write something like alessandroni2015bibtex (this very question) to obtain the BibTeX entry, without needing to rewrite it. I am aware that Google ...
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Is it okay for the author field to contain names of research labs?

I find most articles through EBSCO and similar search tools, then export the BibTeX details to my own bibliography.bib file. Recently, I found some BibTeX files with a strange author field, containing ...
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How can I export my Google Scholar Library as a BibTeX format?

In the My Library of Google Scholar, is there a way to export all of the citations, whether to BibTex or something similar?
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How do I cite ebooks without page numbers? [duplicate]

I am directly quoting a sentence from an ebook. Thus, I want to add the page numbering to its citation. However, different to the print version, which I do not have, this ebook (Amazon Kindle version) ...
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Cite page of paper vs page of proceedings

I am currently writing my thesis and I use several papers that are available als single PDFs like this one I did not want to write the bibtex on my own, so I searched online and found this: @...
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Are there any tools to automatically search and download literature in a given .bib file?

I'd like to download automatically tons of papers listed on .bib file so I'm trying to find a way to facilitate the process by, e.g. I import or input to a tool a certain .bib file which contains a ...
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Cleaning up/Uniformize bibliography for long document

I was wondering whether existed some software that would take as input a text file bibliography (for instance a bib file if you use bibtex), and that run it through google scholar (or any other ...
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Construct a network of citations

I had the thought that I should run a computation on my document to see things like: How many times I cite each source, how many times I cite each author etc. Then I thought that isn't enough. What if ...
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When citing a paper on arXiv, how important is the category?

The arXiv documentation says that we should reference arXiv documents using references of the form: arXiv:YYMM.NNNNv# [category] e.g.: arXiv:0706.1234v1 [math.FA] However, most papers that I am ...
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How to automatically link LaTeX .bib references to a set of pdf full-text articles?

I have a huge collection of PDFs of research papers. Many of these have valuable annotations. I also have a huge .bib file containing citations for these and many other works. Is there a reference ...
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To cite an organisation correctly in IEEE style

My tex based on Espanta's answer @techreport{AAMI, title = {Recommended Practice for Testing and Reporting Performance Results of Ventricular Arrhythmia Detection Algorithms}, institution = {{...
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Is there an open source tool for producing bibtex entries from paper PDFs? [closed]

In the desktop application for Mendeley, it's possible to import a PDF and have the bibliographic data automatically extracted (or perhaps looked up, I'm not sure). This feature is more or less ...
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Using BibTeX when submitting an article

Some journals have their own bibliography styles (bst) for BibTeX. If a journal does not have its own bibliography style, am I supposed to include the content of the bbl-file into the tex-file I am ...
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How do you cite a Github repository?

I am working on a honours thesis and have developed a Fortran library that I would like to cite in it. In some places they suggest to quote the documentation of the project but this is something I ...