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I want to include two bib lists in a document.

The simplest way to do that, I thought, would be to use:

some text
\bibliography{file1}

some text

\bibliography{file2}

but this doesn't work and gives an error (too many bibdata).

I also do not want to have the "References" title in the beginning of each list. I am using abbrv style.

Any ideas how to fix that?

I think what I could do is compile each list separately into a .bbl file, and then include the .bbl file as part of the .tex file. But I would like to avoid doing that, because it would require a more complex compilation process.

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How about using multibib? –  mafp Jan 23 '13 at 22:36
    
The package "multibib" might be solution. Moreover, there are some useful information in this link: tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=multbib –  Pouya Jan 23 '13 at 22:36
    
it's not totally clear whether you want any header for either list. if you do want a header, then resetting \bibname or \refname (as appropriate for the document class) would allow you to tailor the header text. –  barbara beeton Jan 23 '13 at 23:04
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Depending on why exactly you want multiple bibliographies, use bibunits or one of the solutions discussed in this FAQ entry (already posted by Pouya). Each solution is tailored to different uses (bibliographies per topic, or per chapter/section, etc.)

Don't remove the heading "References", redefine it to what you want. The multibbl package (mentioned in the above FAQ entry) provides a shortcut for changing the title of the partial bibliographies. For packages that don't provide a similar facility, you can usually redefine \bibname or \refname to get the same effect.

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