How to format your references using the Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Cerámica y Vidrio citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Cerámica y Vidrio. 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
J. Bohannon, The Gonzo Scientist. Results from the science dance match-up challenge, Science. 324 (2009) 1262.
A journal article with 2 authors
V. Soundararajan, M. Aravamudan, Global connectivity of hub residues in Oncoprotein structures encodes genetic factors dictating personalized drug response to targeted Cancer therapy, Sci. Rep. 4 (2014) 7294.
A journal article with 3 authors
S. Kim, P. Wong, P.A. Coulombe, A keratin cytoskeletal protein regulates protein synthesis and epithelial cell growth, Nature. 441 (2006) 362–365.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
R.E. Moellering, M. Cornejo, T.N. Davis, C. Del Bianco, J.C. Aster, S.C. Blacklow, A.L. Kung, D.G. Gilliland, G.L. Verdine, J.E. Bradner, Direct inhibition of the NOTCH transcription factor complex, Nature. 462 (2009) 182–188.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
S.H. Fullman, Increasing Alpha with Options, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, 2010.
An edited book
Y.Q. Shi, ed., Transactions on Data Hiding and Multimedia Security VII, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2012.
A chapter in an edited book
J. Dagher, A Joint Acquisition-Estimation Framework for MR Phase Imaging, in: S. Ourselin, D.C. Alexander, C.-F. Westin, M.J. Cardoso (Eds.), Information Processing in Medical Imaging: 24th International Conference, IPMI 2015, Sabhal Mor Ostaig, Isle of Skye, UK, June 28 - July 3, 2015, Proceedings, Springer International Publishing, Cham, 2015: pp. 45–56.

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 Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Cerámica y Vidrio.

Blog post
J. Davis, Parents Who Refuse To Vaccinate Their Kids Could Be Forced To Take A Class On The Science Of Immunizations, IFLScience. (2016). (accessed October 30, 2018).


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, Higher Education: Information on Minority-Targeted Scholarships, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1994.

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
B.J. Chow, Forming Infrastructural Materials by Mechanical Compaction of Lunar and Martian Regolith Simulants, Doctoral dissertation, University of California San Diego, 2016.

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
L. Saslow, Jones Beach Hit Hard By Budget Cuts to Parks, New York Times. (2009) LI6.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in square brackets:

This sentence cites one reference [1].
This sentence cites two references [1,2].
This sentence cites four references [1–4].

About the journal

Full journal titleBoletín de la Sociedad Española de Cerámica y Vidrio
AbbreviationBol. Soc. Esp. Ceram. Vidr.
ISSN (print)0366-3175
ScopeIndustrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanics of Materials
Ceramics and Composites

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