How to format your references using the Anglia citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Anglia. 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
Granovetter, Mark. 2003. “Social Science. Ignorance, Knowledge, and Outcomes in a Small World”. Science (New York, N.Y.) 301: 773–74.
A journal article with 2 authors
Anderson, R. T. and D. R. Lovley. 2000. “Hexadecane Decay by Methanogenesis”. Nature 404: 722–23.
A journal article with 3 authors
Palenzuela, Carlos, Luis Lehner and Steven L. Liebling. 2010. “Dual Jets from Binary Black Holes”. Science (New York, N.Y.) 329: 927–30.
A journal article with 11 or more authors
Qi, Zhenhua, Guangsheng Pei, Lei Chen and Weiwen Zhang. 2014. “Single-Cell Analysis Reveals Gene-Expression Heterogeneity in Syntrophic Dual-Culture of Desulfovibrio Vulgaris with Methanosarcina Barkeri”. Scientific Reports 4: 7478.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Lowman, Marie. 2017. A Practical Guide to Analytics for Governments. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
An edited book
Dong, Zheng and Xiao-Ming Yin (eds.). 2009. Essentials of Apoptosis: A Guide for Basic and Clinical Research. Second Edition. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press.
A chapter in an edited book
Fox, Mark D. and Ricky T. Munoz. 2013. “Ethical Issues in Organ Donation from Brain-Dead Donors”. In: Dimitri Novitzky and David K. C. Cooper (eds.). The Brain-Dead Organ Donor: Pathophysiology and Management. New York, NY: Springer. 37–53.

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 Anglia.

Blog post
Carpineti, Alfredo. 2016. “Some Of The Universe’s Earliest Black Holes May Have Been Found”. IFLScience. IFLScience. July 8, 2016 <> [accessed 30 October 2018].


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. 2007. “Higher Education: Information Sharing Could Help Institutions Identify and Address Challenges Some Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Students Face”. GAO-07-925. Washington, DC: 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
Arendse, Erin Michelle. 2014. “A Textual Caribbean: Voices of the Multitude in Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao”. Doctoral dissertation, Long Beach, CA: California State University, Long Beach.

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
BRUCE LAMBERT; Linda Saslow contributed reporting for this article. 2005. “County Chief Sets Sights on School Tax”. New York Times, November 10, 2005.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Granovetter 2003).
This sentence cites two references (Granovetter 2003; Anderson and Lovley 2000).

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

  • Two authors: (Anderson and Lovley 2000)
  • Three authors: (Palenzuela, Lehner, and Liebling 2010)
  • 4 or more authors: (Qi et al. 2014)

About the journal

Full journal titleAnglia
ISSN (print)0340-5222
ISSN (online)1865-8938

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