I am having a common problem of incompatible packages, but I have not found anyone having the same problem.

I am trying to use {multibib} package with biblatex:


But it returns:

Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'multibib' \begin{document}
  • I have to use biblatex.

Imho you don't need multibib because biblatex already includes this functionaility. This answer explains parts of it.

Im suspecting that you would like different sections for references, Software and books. \printbibliography excepts optional arguments, please also refer to section 3.7.2 The Bibliography of the biblatex manual

So for your use case I would expect it to be like in this answer


\defbibheading{ref}{Primary Works Cited}
\defbibheading{software}{Software Cited}
\defbibheading{books}{Books Cited}






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  • Hello, this is not precisely what I want, but your answer helps a lot! What I want is to make separate bibliography for few papers of which I am author (called for instance "My articles") and I would like for that bibliography to have custom numbering - for example not [1], [2],... but [P1], [P2], etc...if you have any tips I would be even more thankful! – nevermind Jul 27 '17 at 10:53
  • That sounds interesting :-) But I think your question could benefit from something like an example? B/c I don't really get it.^^ – nhck Jul 27 '17 at 11:19
  • Hello, I solved it in the meanwhile. For my second bibliography, I used ...\printbibliography[prefixnumbers=P,keyword=my,resetnumbers]..., that added prefix P, and also reset numbering to start from 1! :) – nevermind Jul 27 '17 at 11:25

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