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 ==== Why do some citations include first names or initials, and how can I prevent this from happening? ==== ==== Why do some citations include first names or initials, and how can I prevent this from happening? ====
  
-Sometimes, you will see citations like "(J. Smith 2000, J. R. Smith 2001)",​ even though your citation style normally only shows the author'​s last name ("Doe 2004"​). In these cases, Zotero is trying to disambiguate different authors. This is generally a good thing, but disambiguation also occurs when a certain author is inconsistently named in your Zotero library. For example, Zotero treats the names+Sometimes, you will see citations like "(J. Smith 2000, J. R. Smith 2001)",​ even though your citation style normally only shows the author'​s last name ("Doe 2004"​). In these cases, Zotero is trying to disambiguate different authors ​according to the rules of your selected citation style. This is generally a good thing, but disambiguation also occurs when a certain author is inconsistently named in your Zotero library. For example, Zotero treats the names
  
   * Jeff Smith   * Jeff Smith
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