I'm using biblatex for PhD thesis.

I want to have per chapter bibliographies. Moreover I would like to split the bibliography for each \section. Therefore I use refsection=section when loading biblatex and use \bibbysection[heading=subbibliography] to print the references.

The problem is all list of references have the same title (References). I would like to use the number of the \section (or even better the name).

I have found the way to do that in the manual (section 3.10.3) but can't make it work. For instance with the following file:


\section*{References from section \ref{refsection:\therefsection}}}
% \usepackage{nameref}
% \defbibheading{subbibliography}{%
% \section*{\nameref{refsection:\therefsection}}}


\section{My first method}


\section{My better method}




And the bib:

author = {Dubois, Mathieu},
title = {New stuff},
year  = {2011}
author = {Dubois, Mathieu},
title = {Old stuff},
year  = {2010}

I get:

References from section 1
References from section 1.1

Where I expected:

References from section 1.1
References from section 1.2

Any idea? ...

I'm using TeXLive 2010 on Ubuntu 11.04 (biblatex version 1.4c).

closed as too localized by lockstep, Werner, Alan Munn, Joseph Wright Sep 3 '11 at 21:04

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  • When I compile your example, I get the expected output ("References from section 1.1", "References from section 1.2"). I'm using biblatex v1.6. – lockstep Sep 2 '11 at 14:52
  • Thanks. I'm updating my install (the last TeXLive comes with biblatex 1.6). – Mathieu Dubois Sep 2 '11 at 15:22
  • OK. This works now. The conclusion is that it is a bug from biblatex version 1.4. Thanks. – Mathieu Dubois Sep 2 '11 at 15:49

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