I am using the bibentry package to insert bibliography entries into my document. In my particular case, I will also need a regular bibliography entry. From what I've understood, to accomplish this, I need to use \nobibliography* in conjunction with \bibliography.

This code works fine:


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With the following sample .bib file:

        Author = {Author, First},
        Booktitle = {Booktitle},
        Title = {Title},
        Year = {2008}

However, when I switch the document class to the one I am required to use, it no longer works. The problem can also be seen using article or report classes in a slightly different context, namely, when using \nobibliography{al} (and no corresponding \bibliography command).

Here is a link to some full working example that can be compiled and viewed entirely online using sharelatex; I've made it editable in case it is helpful:

closed as unclear what you're asking by Joseph Wright Aug 4 '14 at 12:08

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    The package bibentry is from 1999 and it seems it doesn't work well with newer version of natbib. However I think biblatex would be a good choice. – Marco Daniel Jul 12 '13 at 10:41
  • @Marco Daniel. Thanks for the heads up. For various reasons, I probably can't switch to biblatex. If this is indeed a conflict between bibentry and natbib, I guess I'll have to do things manually. However, I have some hope of finding a solution since it does work in many cases. – rhaertel80 Jul 12 '13 at 18:42
  • The class here is defective: even with no packages loaded and no text at all I get (\end occurred inside a group at level 1). That's a bad sign! However, I don't have any errors if I compile the demo with my local system, which is fully up to date. Which natbib do you have? – Joseph Wright Aug 24 '13 at 16:33
  • With no feedback on my earlier comment, I'm afraid this looks 'unclear' (as it's not really reproducible). – Joseph Wright Aug 4 '14 at 12:08

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