How to format your references using the Anales de Antropología citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Anales de Antropología. For a complete guide how to prepare your manuscript refer to the journal's instructions to authors.

Using reference management software

Typically you don't format your citations and bibliography by hand. The easiest way is to use a reference manager:

PaperpileThe citation style is built in and you can choose it in Settings > Citation Style or Paperpile > Citation Style in Google Docs.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
Mendeley, Zotero, Papers, and othersThe style is either built in or you can download a CSL file that is supported by most references management programs.
BibTeXBibTeX syles are usually part of a LaTeX template. Check the instructions to authors if the publisher offers a LaTeX template for this journal.

Journal articles

Those examples are references to articles in scholarly journals and how they are supposed to appear in your bibliography.

Not all journals organize their published articles in volumes and issues, so these fields are optional. Some electronic journals do not provide a page range, but instead list an article identifier. In a case like this it's safe to use the article identifier instead of the page range.

A journal article with 1 author
Houston, S. D. (2006). Anthropology. An example of Preclassic Mayan writing? Science (New York, N.Y.), 311(5765), 1249–1250.
A journal article with 2 authors
Tingley, M. P., & Huybers, P. (2013). Recent temperature extremes at high northern latitudes unprecedented in the past 600 years. Nature, 496(7444), 201–205.
A journal article with 3 authors
Baker, P. J., Harris, S., & Webbon, C. C. (2002). Effect of British hunting ban on fox numbers. Nature, 419(6902), 34.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Hoege, C., Pfander, B., Moldovan, G.-L., Pyrowolakis, G., & Jentsch, S. (2002). RAD6-dependent DNA repair is linked to modification of PCNA by ubiquitin and SUMO. Nature, 419(6903), 135–141.

Books and book chapters

Here are examples of references for authored and edited books as well as book chapters.

An authored book
Curtis, P. M. (2011). Maintaining Mission Critical Systems in a 24/7 Environment. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
An edited book
Astolfi, A. (2008). Nonlinear and Adaptive Control with Applications (D. Karagiannis & R. Ortega, Eds.). Springer.
A chapter in an edited book
Suzdalev, I. P., & Maksimov, Y. V. (2007). Critical sizes and characteristics of nanoclusters and nanostructures. In P.-E. Lippens, J.-C. Jumas, & J.-M. R. Génin (Eds.), ICAME 2005: Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on the Applications of the Mössbauer Effect (ICAME 2005) held in Montpellier, France, 4–9 September 2005, Volume I (Part I–II/V) (pp. 25–35). Springer.

Web sites

Sometimes references to web sites should appear directly in the text rather than in the bibliography. Refer to the Instructions to authors for Anales de Antropología.

Blog post
Andrew, E. (2014, September 29). How Fast Are You Moving Through The Universe? IFLScience; IFLScience.


This example shows the general structure used for government reports, technical reports, and scientific reports. If you can't locate the report number then it might be better to cite the report as a book. For reports it is usually not individual people that are credited as authors, but a governmental department or agency like "U. S. Food and Drug Administration" or "National Cancer Institute".

Government report
Government Accountability Office. (1992). Traffic Congestion: Activities to Reduce Travel Demand and Air Pollution Are Not Widely Implemented (PEMD-93-2). U.S. Government Printing Office.

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
Elder, R. (2015). A Mixed-Method Investigation of the Missouri Pre-Service Teacher Assessment Pilot Program at a Private Midwestern University [Doctoral dissertation]. Lindenwood University.

News paper articles

Unlike scholarly journals, news papers do not usually have a volume and issue number. Instead, the full date and page number is required for a correct reference.

New York Times article
Crow, K. (2001, August 5). As Plans for Marsh Dry Up, Park’s Neighbors Complain. New York Times, 145.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by name and year in parentheses:

This sentence cites one reference (Houston, 2006).
This sentence cites two references (Houston, 2006; Tingley & Huybers, 2013).

Here are examples of in-text citations with multiple authors:

  • Two authors: (Tingley & Huybers, 2013)
  • Three authors: (Baker et al., 2002)
  • 6 or more authors: (Hoege et al., 2002)

About the journal

Full journal titleAnales de Antropología
AbbreviationAn. Antropol.
ISSN (print)0185-1225

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