How to format your references using the Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior. 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
Boughman J. 2007. Great expectations. Nature. 447(7145):752
A journal article with 2 authors
Clausen S, Smith AB. 2005. Palaeoanatomy and biological affinities of a Cambrian deuterostome (Stylophora). Nature. 438(7066):351–54
A journal article with 3 authors
Gao G, Guo X, Goff SP. 2002. Inhibition of retroviral RNA production by ZAP, a CCCH-type zinc finger protein. Science. 297(5587):1703–6
A journal article with 7 or more authors
Rieseberg LH, Raymond O, Rosenthal DM, Lai Z, Livingstone K, et al. 2003. Major ecological transitions in wild sunflowers facilitated by hybridization. Science. 301(5637):1211–16

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Center for Chemical Process Safety. 2010. Guidelines for Acquisition Evaluation and Post Merger Integration. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
An edited book
Kendall M, Samways B, eds. 2008. Learning to Live in the Knowledge Society: IFIP 20th World Computer Congress, IFIP TC 3 ED-L2L Conference September 7–10, 2008, Milano, Italy, Vol. 281. Boston, MA: Springer US
A chapter in an edited book
de los Rios S, Cabrera-Umpierrez MF, Arredondo MT, Paramo M, Tijus C, et al. 2015. Living Lab Concept Validation Experiment to Experience COOLTURA in the Cité Des Science et de L’Industrie. In Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Access to the Human Environment and Culture: 9th International Conference, UAHCI 2015, Held as Part of HCI International 2015, Los Angeles, CA, USA, August 2-7, 2015, Proceedings, Part IV, eds. M Antona, C Stephanidis, pp. 41–52. Cham: Springer International Publishing

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 Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior.

Blog post
Andrew D. 2017. Scientific Theories Aren’t Mere Conjecture – to Survive They Must Work. IFLScience

Reports

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. 2009. Motor Carrier Safety: Reincarnating Commercial Vehicle Companies Pose Safety Threat to Motoring Public; Federal Safety Agency Has Initiated Efforts to Prevent Future Occurrences. GAO-09-924, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Sowers PA. 2012. “Klanaheim”: Suburbia, civic identity, and the second Ku Klux Klan. Doctoral dissertation thesis. 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
Loomis G. 2012. One “Lulu” Has Little New to Say, While Another Can Do No Wrong. New York Times, Oct. 23, , p. 0

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Boughman 2007).
This sentence cites two references (Boughman 2007; Clausen & Smith 2005).

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

  • Two authors: (Clausen & Smith 2005)
  • Three or more authors: (Rieseberg et al. 2003)

About the journal

Full journal titleAnnual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior
AbbreviationAnnu. Rev. Organ. Psychol. Organ. Behav.
ISSN (print)2327-0608
ISSN (online)2327-0616
Scope

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