How to format your references using the Annali di Matematica Pura ed Applicata citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Annali di Matematica Pura ed Applicata. 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
Türler, A.: Nuclear chemistry: Lawrencium bridges a knowledge gap. Nature. 520, 166–167 (2015)
A journal article with 2 authors
Rudolph, M.L., Zhong, S.: Does quadrupole stability imply LLSVP fixity? Nature. 503, E3-4 (2013)
A journal article with 3 authors
Lee, A., Dennis, C., Campbell, P.: Nature’s guide for mentors. Nature. 447, 791–797 (2007)
A journal article with 4 or more authors
Reithmaier, G., Lichtmannecker, S., Reichert, T., Hasch, P., Müller, K., Bichler, M., Gross, R., Finley, J.J.: On-chip time resolved detection of quantum dot emission using integrated superconducting single photon detectors. Sci. Rep. 3, 1901 (2013)

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Robinson, N., Hall, G., Fawcett, W.: How to Survive in Anaesthesia. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK (2011)
An edited book
Al-Khayri, J.M., Jain, S.M., Johnson, D.V. eds: Date Palm Genetic Resources and Utilization: Volume 1: Africa and the Americas. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht (2015)
A chapter in an edited book
Mourão, V., Cantu, R.: Brazil. In: Lember, V., Kattel, R., and Kalvet, T. (eds.) Public Procurement, Innovation and Policy: International Perspectives. pp. 65–92. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg (2014)

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 Annali di Matematica Pura ed Applicata.

Blog post
Davis, J.: Cold War Spy Satellites Used To Track Himalayan Glacier Retreat,


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: Federal Research: Interim Assessment of the Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer Programs. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC (1996)

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Wignall, J.: No longer in the shadows: Identity, citizenship, and belonging among undocumented college students in Southern California, (2013)

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
Valerian, S.: For a Brown, the Comeback Trail Leads Home, (2013)

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in square brackets:

This sentence cites one reference [1].
This sentence cites two references [1, 2].
This sentence cites four references [1–4].

About the journal

Full journal titleAnnali di Matematica Pura ed Applicata
AbbreviationAnn. Mat. Pura Appl. (4)
ISSN (print)0373-3114
ISSN (online)1618-1891
ScopeApplied Mathematics

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