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
Padma, T. V. (2005). Strength in numbers. Nature, 436(7050), 492–493.
A journal article with 2 authors
Kluwe, C., & Ellington, A. D. (2010). Evolution. RNA GPS. Science (New York, N.Y.), 330(6002), 330–331.
A journal article with 3 authors
Acquisti, A., Brandimarte, L., & Loewenstein, G. (2015). Privacy and human behavior in the age of information. Science (New York, N.Y.), 347(6221), 509–514.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Frazier, M. E., Johnson, G. M., Thomassen, D. G., Oliver, C. E., & Patrinos, A. (2003). Realizing the potential of the genome revolution: the genomes to life program. Science (New York, N.Y.), 300(5617), 290–293.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Staudt, G. (2001). Experimentalphysik. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA.
An edited book
Zeimpekis, V., Kaimakamis, G., & Daras, N. J. (Eds.). (2015). Military Logistics: Research Advances and Future Trends (Vol. 56). Cham: Springer International Publishing.
A chapter in an edited book
Yoon, J. S., Lee, C. S., & Lee, S. (2014). Ocular and Adnexal Lymphoma: Epidemiological Aspects. In A. D. Singh (Ed.), Ocular and Adnexal Lymphoma (pp. 47–56). Berlin, Heidelberg: 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
Andrews, R. (2016, May 15). Germany Just Produced So Much Renewable Energy That It Had To Pay People To Use It. Retrieved October 30, 2018, from


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. (1994). Aviation Safety: FAA’s Assessment of Pre-flight Service Technology Options (No. AIMD-94-137BR). Washington, DC: 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
Kehoe, M. I. (2008). Tobacco control: A qualitative assessment of the perceptions and practices of nurse practitioners (Doctoral dissertation). University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ.

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
Burghardt, L. F. (2008, July 20). ‘Traffic Calming’ Theory Can Provoke a Storm. New York Times, p. LI5.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Padma, 2005).
This sentence cites two references (Kluwe & Ellington, 2010; Padma, 2005).

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

  • Two authors: (Kluwe & Ellington, 2010)
  • Three authors: (Acquisti, Brandimarte, & Loewenstein, 2015)
  • 6 or more authors: (Frazier, Johnson, Thomassen, Oliver, & Patrinos, 2003)

About the journal

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

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