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I want to insert multiple bibliographyes into my document. I just want one for the whole document and one for each appendix.

I tried different packages (multibib, biblatex,...) but cant seem to obtain a correct answer.

Each of the bibliographyes are in a different .bib file.

How can I approach the problem?

PD: I am using Miktex and Texmaker

share|improve this question may help – wasteofspace Jun 17 '13 at 10:42
@wasteofspace and how can chose what bilbiography i am compiling?? – Ander Biguri Jun 17 '13 at 10:45
See the section about preparing bibliographies in this presentation on my LaTeX and Friends site. – Marc van Dongen Jun 17 '13 at 10:59
@wasteofspace I really cant get to do nothing from that link... bilbiographyes are not shown... – Ander Biguri Jun 17 '13 at 10:59
@MarcvanDongen amazing work done there! Still can get it :(. Starting from page 49 I tried to follow all the steps to 50 (several slices). The only thing i don have equal is the backend options, as I cant use bibtex (dont know why it gives compiling error). IT just doesnt print any bilbiography... – Ander Biguri Jun 17 '13 at 11:15

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You can use the chapterbib package for that purpose.

This is how I normally use it.

I create a main file, let's say:







This is the file where I save my chapters



some text\cite{author1}


some text\cite{author2}


This is my first appendix



some text\cite{app1}


and this is the second



some text\cite{app2}


Now, biblio-chap1.bib is the overall bibliography and author1 and author2 citations come from there.

The bibliography biblio-app1.bib is related to the first appendix and app1 citation come from there, while biblio-app2.bib is related to the second appendix and app2 citation come from there.

To get a fully compiled document, run

pdflatex main

bibtex chapter1

bibtex appendix1

bibtex appendix2

pdflatex main

pdflatex main

Having a look at its documentation will anyway let you know how to adjust it for your needs.

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