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I use the following coding for biblatex with verbose-ibid, sorry I still do not know how to include a file:

\usepackage[style=verbose-ibid,firstinits=true,sorting=nty,sortcites=true,useprefix=false,maxnames=6,backend=biber]{biblatex} % originally the style was verbose-ibid

\renewcommand*{\newunitpunct}{\addcomma\space}%put commas instead of periods after some elements of the title
%\usepackage{biblatex}%remove �in� in journal articles

\printtext[parens]{% ADDED
}\nopunct% ADDED
%for citing short forms
% If article:
% If incollection:
% Else:



I try to use shorthands for some of the books usually quoted in a shorthand form. This is the example for it:

author = {Eide, T. and Hagg, T. and {Holton Pierce} and R. and Török, L.},
year = {1994},
title = {Fontes Historiae Nubiorum},
number = {I},
publisher = {University of Bergen, Department of Classics},
location = {Bergen},
shorthand = {FHN}

My problems are:

  1. This title is repeated in the shorthand and in the bibliography. I wanted only in the shorthand.

  2. I would like not to waste many pages. I would like something like:

Bibliography title at the top of the page. Then shorthands immediately after the title and after shorthands are finished, the normal bibliography.

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Your style modifications are unrelated to your actual problems. :-) That said, here's how to solve them:

  1. To exclude entries with a shorthand field from the "normal" bibliography, define a corresponding bibcheck. See section 3.5.9 of the biblatex manual for details.

  2. To typeset the bibliography and the list of shorthands as \section* instead of \chapter* in the book/report class, use the "subbibliography" heading and a custom-defined "subshorthands" heading. See section 3.5.7 of the manual for details.






  shorthand = {Aut},
  author = {Author, A.},
  year = {2001},
  title = {Alpha},
  author = {Buthor, B.},
  year = {2002},
  title = {Bravo},






\printbibliography[heading=subbibliography,title={Other References},check=noshorthand]


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