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CTAN | PDF Docu Scientific publications are too dry. Too much math, too little emotions. Science needs emojis! Leave a small heart to value the hard work gone into a paper (Smith, 2014 โค๏ธ ). Flag self-citations as in (Sixt et al., 2019 ๐Ÿคณ) Finally, you can express what you truly think directly as in (Wakefield et. al, 1998 ๐Ÿคฆ). We could also indicate, how thoroughly we read papers (Van Wesel et al., 2014 ๐Ÿ™ˆ)

Basic Usage


\setcitestyle{authoryear, round}


\emojicitep{einstein, kissing-heart}


See example.tex for basic usage.


Table 1: How did you liked the cited work?

Citation Emoji Description
(Einstein, 1905 ๐Ÿ˜˜) kissing-heart I like this work. Here is a kiss.
(Shannon, 1948 ๐Ÿ™‡) bow Wow, I can only bow to this work.
(Kim et al., 2017 ๐Ÿ‘) +1 Good work!
(Zhang and Cheok, 2016 ๐Ÿ˜• ) confused I am confused by this work.
(Le Cun et al., 1989 ๐Ÿฅฑ) yawning-face Boring work.
(Tishby and Zaslavsky, 2015 ๐Ÿคจ) raised-eyebrow I have some serious questions...
(Wakefield et al., 1998 ๐Ÿคฆ) facepalm omg, this work sucks!

Table 2: How thoroughly have you read the work?

Citation Emoji Description
(Kingma and Welling, 2013 ๐Ÿค“) nerd-face I know everything about this work.
(Kim et al., 2017 ๐ŸŽ“) graduation-cap I know this work well.
(Shannon, 1948 ๐Ÿค”) thinking I read it but I still have questions.
(Jones, 1972 ๐Ÿ™ˆ) see-no-evil Ups, I did not read this work in-depth.
(Einstein, 1905 ๐Ÿคท) shrug too long; did not read

See PDF Docu for more examples.


The package requires the Tex Live 2020 distributon and you need to use lualatex. If you use the latexmk tool, simple use latexmk -pdflua. See the emoji package for are in-depth description on the requirements.

Copyright (C) 2020 by Leon Sixt, License LPPL 1.3c

๐Ÿ™ to Xiangdong Zeng creator of emoji

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emojicite – Add emojis to citations

This package adds emojis to citations.

Bug trackerhttps://github.com/berleon/emojicite/issues
Version0.3 2020-05-13
LicensesThe Project Public License 1.3c
Copyright2020 Leon Sixt
MaintainerLeon Sixt
Contained inTeX Live as emojicite
MiKTeX as emojicite
TopicsGraphics use
Cite support
Experimental 3
See alsoemoji
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