How to format your references using the Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research. 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
Pagel, M., (2009) Natural selection 150 years on. Nature 457, 808–811.
A journal article with 2 authors
Chouard, T. and Venema, L., (2015) Machine intelligence. Nature 521, 435.
A journal article with 3 authors
Burstein, G.T., Hutchings, I.M. and Sasaki, K., (2000) Electrochemically induced annealing of stainless-steel surfaces. Nature 407, 885–887.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
Gomberg, J., Reasenberg, P.A., Bodin, P. and Harris, R.A., (2001) Earthquake triggering by seismic waves following the Landers and Hector Mine earthquakes. Nature 411, 462–466.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Niemi, V. and Nyberg, K., (2006) Universal Mobile Telecommunications System Security. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK.
An edited book
Schulzrinne, H., State, R. and Niccolini, S. (Eds.), (2008) Principles, Systems and Applications of IP Telecommunications. Services and Security for Next Generation Networks: Second International Conference, IPTComm 2008, Heidelberg, Germany, July 1-2, 2008. Revised Selected Papers, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.
A chapter in an edited book
Mauroy, B., (2005) 3D Hydrodynamics in the Upper Human Bronchial Tree: Interplay between Geometry and Flow Distribution, in: Losa, G.A., Merlini, D., Nonnenmacher, T.F., Weibel, E.R. (Eds.), Fractals in Biology and Medicine, Mathematics and Biosciences in Interaction. Birkhäuser, Basel, pp. 43–53.

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 Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research.

Blog post
Andrew, E., (2015) Imagine A World Without Oil [WWW Document]. IFLScience. URL


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, (1989) Information Management: Issues Important to Farmers Home Administration Systems Modernization ( No. IMTEC-89-64). 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
John, S.P., (2017) Drying without Dying: The Resurrection Fern Pleopeltis polypodioides (Doctoral dissertation).

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
Poniewozik, J., (2017) A Divide Refracted in Blue, Black and White. New York Times C2.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Pagel 2009).
This sentence cites two references (Pagel 2009, Chouard & Venema 2015).

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

  • Two authors: (Chouard & Venema 2015)
  • Three or more authors: (Gomberg et al. 2001)

About the journal

Full journal titleAustralian Journal of Grape and Wine Research
AbbreviationAust. J. Grape Wine Res.
ISSN (print)1322-7130
ISSN (online)1755-0238

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