How to format your references using the Annals of Global Analysis and Geometry citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Annals of Global Analysis and Geometry. 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
Anderson, R.S.: GEOPHYSICS. Pinched topography initiates the critical zone. Science. 350, 506–507 (2015)
A journal article with 2 authors
Klankermayer, J., Leitner, W.: CHEMISTRY. Love at second sight for CO₂ and H₂ in organic synthesis. Science. 350, 629–630 (2015)
A journal article with 3 authors
Sachs, J.P., Anderson, R.F., Lehman, S.J.: Glacial surface temperatures of the southeast Atlantic Ocean. Science. 293, 2077–2079 (2001)
A journal article with 4 or more authors
Pál, C., Papp, B., Lercher, M.J., Csermely, P., Oliver, S.G., Hurst, L.D.: Chance and necessity in the evolution of minimal metabolic networks. Nature. 440, 667–670 (2006)

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Smith, P.: Structural Design of Buildings. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK (2016)
An edited book
Cusano, A., Consales, M., Crescitelli, A., Ricciardi, A. eds: Lab-on-Fiber Technology. Springer International Publishing, Cham (2015)
A chapter in an edited book
Nikulin, M., Wu, H.-D.I.: The AFT, GPH, LT, Frailty, and GLPH Models. In: Wu, H.-D.I. (ed.) The Cox Model and Its Applications. pp. 53–62. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg (2016)

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 Annals of Global Analysis and Geometry.

Blog post


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: Telecommunications: Improved Management Can Enhance FCC Decision Making for the Universal Service Fund Low-Income Program. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC (2010)

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Heitz, S.L.: A Mindfulness Approach to Help Teachers And Staff Provide Support to High School Students: A Self-Instructional Curriculum, (2017)

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
Brantley, B.: Election Night, With a Play in Real Time, (2016)

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 titleAnnals of Global Analysis and Geometry
AbbreviationAnn. Glob. Anal. Geom.
ISSN (print)0232-704X
ISSN (online)1572-9060
Geometry and Topology
Political Science and International Relations

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