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
Humphries, C., (2011) Genetics: Profiling a shape-shifter. Nature 480, S50-1.
A journal article with 2 authors
Milne, S. and Hinde, R., (2005) Obituary: Joseph Rotblat 1908-2005. Nature 437, 634.
A journal article with 3 authors
Piana, S., Reyhani, M. and Gale, J.D., (2005) Simulating micrometre-scale crystal growth from solution. Nature 438, 70–73.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
Marshall, L., Helgadóttir, H., Mölle, M. and Born, J., (2006) Boosting slow oscillations during sleep potentiates memory. Nature 444, 610–613.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Murphy, R., (2010) Dynamic Assessment, Intelligence and Measurement. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK.
An edited book
Romanowicz, R.J. and Osuch, M. (Eds.), (2015) Stochastic Flood Forecasting System: The Middle River Vistula Case Study, GeoPlanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences. Springer International Publishing, Cham.
A chapter in an edited book
Grönlund, H.-E., Francis, C. and Grimes, S., (2012) Motion Recipes, in: Francis, C., Grimes, S. (Eds.), IOS 6 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach. Apress, Berkeley, CA, pp. 217–242.

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
Fang, J., (2015) Male Beetles Who Have More Sex Are Actually More Socially Insecure [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) Pipeline Safety: New Risk Assessment Program Could Help Evaluate Inspection Cycle ( No. RCED-89-107). 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
Lucky-Medford, L., (2010) A gendered approach to synaesthesia using the poetry of John Keats and Emily Dickinson (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
Crow, K., (2001) City Is to Build the Largest DNA Lab, for a Grim Task. New York Times 147.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Humphries 2011).
This sentence cites two references (Milne & Hinde 2005, Humphries 2011).

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

  • Two authors: (Milne & Hinde 2005)
  • Three or more authors: (Marshall et al. 2006)

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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