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BibTeX Field types: Author

In the author-field, you can specify all contributors to the work you want to cite. BibTeX has several ways of specifying author names but expects in all cases a consistent and exact arrangement so that inaccurate information could lead to the unwanted output of the author's name.

Notation: {Firstname Lastname}

A natural indication such as {Firstname Lastname} is possible, but not vice versa, "Lastname Firstname."

Example, {Firstname Lastname}

@article{ (...),

  ...

  author={Isaac Newton}

  ...

}

Notation: {Lastname, Firstname}

However, we recommend the following way {Lastname, Firstname} i.e., last name and first name separated by a comma. This way allows for more control to distinguish between the first and last name.

Example, {Lastname, Firstname}

@article{ (...),

  ...

  author={Newton, Isaac}

  ...

}

Notation: {Lastname, Suffix, Firstname}

If you want to specify any suffix, for example, Junior, Senior, the 5th (Jr. Sr. V), do so in the following way strictly in this order, separating each component with a comma:

{Lastname, Suffix, Firstname}

Example, {Lastname, Suffix, Firstname}

@article{ (...),

  ...

  author={King, Jr , Luther}

  ...

}

How to add multiple Authors in BibTeX?

You specify the individual authors in the manner described above. The separator, AND, divides multiple authors. So in this way: {Lastname, Firstname AND Lastname, Firstname AND Lastname, Firstname AND ...}

Example, "How to add multiple Authors?""

@article{ (...),

  ...

  author={Fisher, James AND Clark, John}

  ...

}

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