How to format your references using the Asia Europe Journal citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Asia Europe Journal. 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
Becker BJ (2003) Perceptions of science. Celestial spectroscopy: making reality fit the myth. Science 301:1332–1333
A journal article with 2 authors
Perutz MF, Windle AH (2001) Cause of neural death in neurodegenerative diseases attributable to expansion of glutamine repeats. Nature 412:143–144
A journal article with 3 authors
Rustagi D, Engel S, Kosfeld M (2010) Conditional cooperation and costly monitoring explain success in forest commons management. Science 330:961–965
A journal article with 5 or more authors
Mundil R, Ludwig KR, Metcalfe I, Renne PR (2004) Age and timing of the Permian mass extinctions: U/Pb dating of closed-system zircons. Science 305:1760–1763

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
German Geotechnical Society (2013) Taschenbuch für den Tunnelbau 2014. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, D-69451 Weinheim, Germany
An edited book
Fichtinger G, Martel A, Peters T (eds) (2011) Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention – MICCAI 2011: 14th International Conference, Toronto, Canada, September 18-22, 2011, Proceedings, Part III. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
A chapter in an edited book
Oh SH, Lhm JT (2007) CDMA2000 1X & 1X EV-DO. In: Park Y, Adachi F (eds) Enhanced Radio Access Technologies for Next Generation Mobile Communication. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, pp 151–190

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 Asia Europe Journal.

Blog post
Andrew D (2017) Here’s What To Eat To Recover From An Injury. In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/heres-what-to-eat-to-recover-from-an-injury/. Accessed 30 Oct 2018

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 (1988) The Fight Against Infant Mortality. 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
Leonard Puppa EL (2010) Duration of case management: Correlation with Medicaid pediatric patient outcomes. Doctoral dissertation, University of Phoenix

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
Nir SM (2015) Behind Perfect Nails, Ailing Salon Workers. New York Times A1

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Becker 2003).
This sentence cites two references (Perutz and Windle 2001; Becker 2003).

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

  • Two authors: (Perutz and Windle 2001)
  • Three or more authors: (Mundil et al. 2004)

About the journal

Full journal titleAsia Europe Journal
AbbreviationAsia Eur. J.
ISSN (print)1610-2932
ISSN (online)1612-1031
ScopeGeneral Business, Management and Accounting
General Social Sciences

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