How can I make the Reference visible in the table of contents without numbering it? I use the document class article. So far I have been using \usepackage[nottoc,numbib]{tocbibind}, but this numbers the Reference like a section.

I have also tried \addcontentsline{toc}{section}{References}, but this doesn't seem to work in a article.

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– user31729
May 9 '15 at 13:44
• Do you mean the bibliography as an entry in the toc? The Reference is a little bit misleading
– user31729
May 9 '15 at 13:45
• Try loading tocbibind without the numbib option, that is \usepackage[nottoc]{tocbibind} May 9 '15 at 15:46
• I mean bibliography. I'm sorry, reference is indeed a bit misleading. May 10 '15 at 9:24
• Loading the tocbibind without the numbib worked! Seems actually very obvious, but I never payed any attention to numbib. Thanks for the help! May 10 '15 at 9:26

Brute force method with \addcontentsline

\documentclass{article}

\usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex}

\usepackage{blindtext}
\begin{document}
\tableofcontents
\section{First}
\blindtext[14]
\nocite{Lam94}
\clearpage
\printbibliography
\end{document}


Better way with heading=bibintoc method from biblatex (it's easier)

\documentclass{article}

\usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex}