I'm trying to write a book divided into two parts. I'd like to insert a bibliography at the end of each part (several chapters each) but, since it will be one volume, I want the page number to keep growing. Is there a way to do it? I'm currently arguing with chapterbib, but I had no luck up to now. Any suggestion?

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    Welcome. I think you should look at this solution to a similar question. – Andrew Swann Dec 16 '12 at 19:01
  • My problem is a bit different: I have inserted citation throughout all the chapters but I need bibliography just at the end of the last. Furthermore I tried using \usepackage[gather]{chapterbib} but it makes me a page of reference for every chapter. I'm just looking for an environment like \thebibliography but where page number keeps growing after it. – Lorenzo Dec 16 '12 at 19:15
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    Would you be willing to use biblatex to create your bibliographies? – Gonzalo Medina Dec 16 '12 at 20:02
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    @egreg The solution in Multiple bibliographies does not work if one has multiple \includes (e.g., one for each chapter) but not the same number of bibliographies. – Guido Dec 16 '12 at 20:47

bibunits (use texdoc bibunits for the manual) provides an alternative to chapterbib.

Here is a possible template for your use




Then run

latex file
bibtex bu1
bibtex bu2
latex file
latex file

where file is the name of your master .tex file

  • I was trying exactly your solution but as soon as I latex the file the second time (I tried with just 1 bu) I get the error: "Can only be used in the preamble" making reference to \bibcite{citation}{1}. Any idea? – Lorenzo Dec 16 '12 at 21:25
  • @Lorenzo No, I don't get errors. – Guido Dec 16 '12 at 21:40
  • The example works fine to me but in my file i get the error. I'm using both babel and hyperref do you know any issue? – Lorenzo Dec 16 '12 at 21:54
  • babel and hyperref work for me (they might be problems with hyperref if a citation appears in both bibliography. Otherwise, no problems. Have you removed existing auxiliary files? – Guido Dec 16 '12 at 22:04
  • Ok, I tried to load bibunits as the last package and now it give me no errors BUT where there should be the bibliography there are just [1] ... [6] (I have 18 references). I'm getting out for the blue... – Lorenzo Dec 16 '12 at 23:01

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