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I use splitbib to create a sectioned bibliography in my CV, and I was wondering if there's a way to customize it to force new categories to start on a new page? I'm thinking that I'd have to do something with \SBtitlestyle, but I'm not sure what.

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You could, e.g., define (and use) a new style clearpagebar that resembles the default style bar but adds a \clearpage at the start. (Note: In the following MWE, \nocite{*} at page 1 causes the first splitbib section to start at page 2.)



  \clearpage% NEW
    \vrule height \SBabovesepwidth depth 0pt width \textwidth
      \csname SB\NMSB@level font\endcsname{#1#2}%
    \vrule height \SBbelowsepwidth depth 0pt width \textwidth}}


\begin{category}{Other works}


  author = {Author, A.},
  year = {2001},
  title = {Alpha},
  author = {Knuth, Donald E.},
  year = {1986},
  title = {The \TeX book},




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How does \clearpage differ from \newpage ? – Suresh Sep 4 '12 at 19:41
@Suresh It also deals with unprocessed floats. In the example above, it's not strictly necessary. See tex.stackexchange.com/questions/45609/… – lockstep Sep 4 '12 at 20:51

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