How to format your references using the Czech Journal of Tourism citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Czech Journal of Tourism. 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
Sadoulet, B. (2007). Particle dark matter in the universe: at the brink of discovery? Science (New York, N.Y.), 315(5808), 61–63.
A journal article with 2 authors
Jox, R., & Gewin, V. (2003). Engineering your own path. Nature, 425(6955), 327.
A journal article with 3 authors
Bylicka, B., Chruściński, D., & Maniscalco, S. (2014). Non-Markovianity and reservoir memory of quantum channels: a quantum information theory perspective. Scientific Reports, 4, 5720.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Tan, Z., Li, S., Wang, F., Qian, D., Lin, J., Hou, J., & Li, Y. (2014). High performance polymer solar cells with as-prepared zirconium acetylacetonate film as cathode buffer layer. Scientific Reports, 4, 4691.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Wells, R. (2004). Global Credit Management. John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
An edited book
Shiffman, M. A., Mirrafati, S. J., Lam, S. M., & Cueteaux, C. G. (Eds.). (2008). Simplified Facial Rejuvenation. Springer.
A chapter in an edited book
Andrade-Cetto, J., & Sanfeliu, A. (2006). Unscented Transformation of Vehicle States. In A. Sanfeliu (Ed.), Environment Learning for Indoor Mobile Robots: A Stochastic State Estimation Approach to Simultaneous Localization and Map Building (pp. 97–106). Springer.

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 Czech Journal of Tourism.

Blog post
Luntz, S. (2014, December 23). How To Find A Binary System’s Habitable Zone. IFLScience; IFLScience.


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. (1974). Procurement Equipment for New York Postal Data Center (B-180235). U.S. Government Printing Office.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Teeter, C. M. (2010). Characterizing the Spatial Density Functions of Neural Arbors [Doctoral dissertation]. University of California San Diego.

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
Wagner, J. (2017, June 16). Brought Together by a Fight With Cancer and a Love of Baseball. New York Times, D2.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Sadoulet, 2007).
This sentence cites two references (Jox & Gewin, 2003; Sadoulet, 2007).

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

  • Two authors: (Jox & Gewin, 2003)
  • Three authors: (Bylicka et al., 2014)
  • 6 or more authors: (Tan et al., 2014)

About the journal

Full journal titleCzech Journal of Tourism
ISSN (print)1805-3580
ISSN (online)1805-9767

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