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
Pines, D., (2000) Science-based security under threat. Nature 407, 447–448.
A journal article with 2 authors
Halloran, M.E. and Longini, I.M., Jr, (2014) Emerging, evolving, and established infectious diseases and interventions. Science 345, 1292–1294.
A journal article with 3 authors
Kotera, E., Tasaka, M. and Shikanai, T., (2005) A pentatricopeptide repeat protein is essential for RNA editing in chloroplasts. Nature 433, 326–330.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
Zehr, J.P., Bench, S.R., Carter, B.J., Hewson, I., Niazi, F., Shi, T., Tripp, H.J. and Affourtit, J.P., (2008) Globally distributed uncultivated oceanic N2-fixing cyanobacteria lack oxygenic photosystem II. Science 322, 1110–1112.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Wang, J.-J., (2014) Hydraulic Fracturing in Earth-Rock Fill DAMS. John Wiley & Sons, Singapore Pte. Ltd, Singapore.
An edited book
Sahin, K.S. and Turner, R.S. (Eds.), (2015) New Ground: Pushing the Boundaries of Studying Informal Learning in Science, Mathematics, and Technology, Bold Visions in Educational Research. SensePublishers, Rotterdam.
A chapter in an edited book
Jacobi, M., (2016) Water Use, in: Rauschenbach, T. (Ed.), Modeling, Control and Optimization of Water Systems: Systems Engineering Methods for Control and Decision Making Tasks. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 159–183.

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
Hale, T., (2016) What’s The Absolute Farthest You Can Get On Planet Earth From Any Other Human Beings? [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, (2006) Financial Restatement Database ( No. GAO-06-1053R). 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
Rogers, R., (2017) What Qualities Make an Effective Teacher Labor Union Leader? (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., (2002) For Nathan and Matthew’s Fans, Broken Hearts on Broadway. New York Times 144.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Pines 2000).
This sentence cites two references (Pines 2000, Halloran & Longini 2014).

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

  • Two authors: (Halloran & Longini 2014)
  • Three or more authors: (Zehr et al. 2008)

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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