How to format your references using the Australasian Marketing Journal citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Australasian Marketing 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
Rochaix, J.-D., 2013. Plant science. Fine-tuning photosynthesis. Science 342, 50–51.
A journal article with 2 authors
Berman, F., Cerf, V., 2013. Science priorities. Who will pay for public access to research data? Science 341, 616–617.
A journal article with 3 authors
Bento, G., Ogawa, A., Sommer, R.J., 2010. Co-option of the hormone-signalling module dafachronic acid-DAF-12 in nematode evolution. Nature 466, 494–497.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
Worobey, M., Rambaut, A., Pybus, O.G., Robertson, D.L., 2002. Questioning the evidence for genetic recombination in the 1918 “Spanish flu” virus. Science 296, 211 discussion 211.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Evtukh, A., Hartnagel, H., Yilmazoglu, O., Mimura, H., Pavlidis, D., 2015. Vacuum Nanoelectronic Devices. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK.
An edited book
Chen, F. (Ed.), 2010. Speech Technology: Theory and Applications. Springer US, Boston, MA.
A chapter in an edited book
Bückström, T., Birzniece, V., Fernández, G., Johansson, I.-M., Kask, K., Lindblad, C., Lundgren, P., Nyberg, S., Ragagnin, G., Sundström-Poromaa, I., Strömberg, J., Turkmen, S., Wang, M.-D., van Broekhoven, F., van Wingen, G., 2008. Neuroactive Steroids: Effects on Cognitive Functions, in: Ritsner, M.S., Weizman, A. (Eds.), Neuroactive Steroids in Brain Function, Behavior and Neuropsychiatric Disorders: Novel Strategies for Research and Treatment. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, pp. 103–121.

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 Australasian Marketing Journal.

Blog post
Luntz, S., 2016. How To Save Nemo From Being Loved To Death [WWW Document]. IFLScience. URL (accessed 10.30.18).


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, 1999. Agreed-Upon Procedures: Highway Trust Fund Excise Taxes (No. AIMD-99-71R). 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
Large, K.G., 2008. A study of Statewide Transfer and Articulation Reporting System (STARS) approved courses completed at an Alabama community college (Doctoral dissertation). Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS.

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
Burghardt, L.F., 2007. Neighbors Protest Flea Market’s Move to Belmont Park. New York Times 14CN5.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Rochaix, 2013).
This sentence cites two references (Berman and Cerf, 2013; Rochaix, 2013).

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

  • Two authors: (Berman and Cerf, 2013)
  • Three or more authors: (Worobey et al., 2002)

About the journal

Full journal titleAustralasian Marketing Journal
ISSN (print)1441-3582
Economics and Econometrics

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