How to format your references using the cultural geographies citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for cultural geographies. 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
S. C. Glotzer,
‘Materials science. Some Assembly Required’, Science (New York, N.Y.), 306, 2004, 419–420.
A journal article with 2 authors
B. Kang and G. Ceder,
‘Battery materials for ultrafast charging and discharging’, Nature, 458, 2009, 190–193.
A journal article with 3 authors
J. Bascompte, P. Jordano and J. M. Olesen,
‘Asymmetric coevolutionary networks facilitate biodiversity maintenance’, Science (New York, N.Y.), 312, 2006, 431–433.
A journal article with 31 or more authors
T. I. Prigozy, O. Naidenko, P. Qasba, D. Elewaut, L. Brossay, A. Khurana, T. Natori, Y. Koezuka, A. Kulkarni and M. Kronenberg,
‘Glycolipid antigen processing for presentation by CD1d molecules’, Science (New York, N.Y.), 291, 2001, 664–667.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
T. Kwartler,
Text Mining in Practice with R (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester, UK, 2017).
An edited book
I. Zelinka, S. Celikovsky, H. Richter and G. Chen (eds.),
Evolutionary Algorithms and Chaotic Systems (Springer: Berlin, Heidelberg, 2010), p. 560 p. 600 illus.
A chapter in an edited book
R. Ford, Rubeena, R. J. Redden, M. Materne and P. W. J. Taylor,
‘Lentil’, in C. Kole (ed), Pulses, Sugar and Tuber Crops (Springer: Berlin, Heidelberg, 2007), pp. 91–108.

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 cultural geographies.

Blog post
A. Carpineti,
Chaotic Orbit Of Halley’s Comet Explained, IFLScience, 2016. Available at: https://www.iflscience.com/space/chaotic-orbit-of-halleys-comet-explained/. [Accessed: 30-Oct-2018].

Reports

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,
Mass Transit: Review of the Bay Area Rapid Transit District’s Airport Extension Finance Plan (U.S. Government Printing Office: Washington, DC, 2000).

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
B. P. Eggleston,
An Investigation of the Difference in Student Achievement during the Middle School Transition Years (Doctoral dissertation, Lindenwood University, 2014).

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
E. Barry and S. Kishkovsky,
‘Parsing Motives In Bolshoi Attack’, New York Times, 2013, C1.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference S. C. Glotzer, ‘Materials science. Some Assembly Required’, Science (New York, N.Y.) CCCVI (2004), pp. 419–420.
This sentence cites two references S. C. Glotzer, ‘Materials science. Some Assembly Required’, Science (New York, N.Y.) CCCVI (2004), pp. 419–420; B. Kang and G. Ceder, ‘Battery materials for ultrafast charging and discharging’, Nature CDLVIII (2009), pp. 190–193.

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

  • Two authors: B. Kang and G. Ceder, ‘Battery materials for ultrafast charging and discharging’, Nature CDLVIII (2009), pp. 190–193
  • Three authors: J. Bascompte, P. Jordano and J. M. Olesen, ‘Asymmetric coevolutionary networks facilitate biodiversity maintenance’, Science (New York, N.Y.) CCCXII (2006), pp. 431–433
  • Four or more authors: T. I. Prigozy, O. Naidenko, P. Qasba, D. Elewaut, L. Brossay, A. Khurana, T. Natori, Y. Koezuka, A. Kulkarni and M. Kronenberg, ‘Glycolipid antigen processing for presentation by CD1d molecules’, Science (New York, N.Y.) CCXCI (2001), pp. 664–667

About the journal

Full journal titlecultural geographies
AbbreviationCult. Geogr.
ISSN (print)1474-4740
ISSN (online)1477-0881
ScopeEnvironmental Science (miscellaneous)
Geography, Planning and Development
Cultural Studies

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