How to format your references using the Architectural Engineering and Design Management citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Architectural Engineering and Design Management. 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.
EndNoteDownload the output style file
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
Tannock, I. F. (2015). Cancer: Resistance through repopulation. Nature, 517(7533), 152–153.
A journal article with 2 authors
Toggweiler, J. R., & Russell, J. (2008). Ocean circulation in a warming climate. Nature, 451(7176), 286–288.
A journal article with 3 authors
Moseley, R. L., Pulvermüller, F., & Shtyrov, Y. (2013). Sensorimotor semantics on the spot: brain activity dissociates between conceptual categories within 150 ms. Scientific Reports, 3, 1928.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Finer, M., Jenkins, C. N., Sky, M. A. B., & Pine, J. (2014). Logging concessions enable illegal logging crisis in the Peruvian Amazon. Scientific Reports, 4, 4719.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Speight, J. G. (2017). Rules of Thumb for Petroleum Engineers. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
An edited book
Badescu, V. (Ed.). (2009). Mars: Prospective Energy and Material Resources. Springer.
A chapter in an edited book
Saunus, J. M., McCart-Reed, A., Momeny, M., Cummings, M., & Lakhani, S. R. (2013). Breast Cancer Heterogeneity in Primary and Metastatic Disease. In A. Ahmad (Ed.), Breast Cancer Metastasis and Drug Resistance: Progress and Prospects (pp. 65–95). 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 Architectural Engineering and Design Management.

Blog post
Andrew, E. (2016, May 6). Pregnancy: Cooperative Paradise Or Conflict-Driven Battle Between Mother And Child? 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. (1994). Women’s Educational Equity Act: A Review of Program Goals and Strategies Needed (PEMD-95-6). 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
Moore, C. (2017). Seasonal Temperature Reconstruction for Northeastern Siberia during the Late Pleistocene from High-Resolution Oxygen Isotope Measurements Across Fossil Wood [Doctoral dissertation]. University of Louisiana.

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
Yeginsu, C., & Magra, I. (2017, June 23). Chaotic Scramble as Fire Worries Force the Evacuation of 5 High Rises in London. New York Times, A8.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Tannock, 2015).
This sentence cites two references (Tannock, 2015; Toggweiler & Russell, 2008).

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

  • Two authors: (Toggweiler & Russell, 2008)
  • Three authors: (Moseley et al., 2013)
  • 6 or more authors: (Finer et al., 2014)

About the journal

Full journal titleArchitectural Engineering and Design Management
AbbreviationArch. Eng. Des. Manag.
ISSN (print)1745-2007
ISSN (online)1752-7589
ScopeGeneral Business, Management and Accounting
Building and Construction

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