Since my bibligraphy stretches over several pages I would like to make only these pages multicolum (2 columns) and maybe also make their text size a bit smaller than the document standard.
How is this possible?
A simple way is to load the
EDIT: A problem with the above solution is that References appears, in the first column at the same level as the bibliography. For the standard classes a (better) alternative is the following
and then use the standard way in which you insert your bibliography.
In this way the (section) heading for the reference/bibliography appears before starting the columns.
Different classes might need different patches.