By default, the bibliography entry produced by biblatex in the table of contents of my memoir document is aligned with the chapter title.




    author={some author},
    title={some title}



\chapter{A chapter}
\section{A section}


This gives:

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How can I get the bibliography entry aligned with the title of the section headings? That is, how can I get the "R" in "References" aligned with the "A" in "A section"?

1 Answer 1


This (added to the preamble) ought to do it



found in biblatex.def. I added the \numberline{} part.

Though, personally I prefer the default formatting.

Note that in biblatex.def there are two branches for memoir, depending on the article option is used or not. I just searched for \addcontentsline as that is the standard method for writing to the TOC.

  • Thanks, this does the job. (My reasoning is that the bibliography is like a section in the chapter, so it's title should be aligned with the titles of other (numbered) sections.) Jan 15, 2021 at 15:37
  • @user1362373 To me, the indentation from your image is enough to indicate that this is part of the chapter.
    – daleif
    Jan 15, 2021 at 15:50

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