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
Moore, P. (2005). Amplifying the signal. Nature, 435(7039), 236.
A journal article with 2 authors
Hanson, R., & Awschalom, D. D. (2008). Coherent manipulation of single spins in semiconductors. Nature, 453(7198), 1043–1049.
A journal article with 3 authors
Inaba, M., Yamanaka, H., & Kondo, S. (2012). Pigment pattern formation by contact-dependent depolarization. Science (New York, N.Y.), 335(6069), 677.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Turchin, P., Oksanen, L., Ekerholm, P., Oksanen, T., & Henttonen, H. (2000). Are lemmings prey or predators? Nature, 405(6786), 562–565.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Horton, W. (2011). E-Learning by Design. Pfeiffer.
An edited book
Freeman, K., Elmegreen, B., Block, D., & Woolway, M. (Eds.). (2015). Lessons from the Local Group: A Conference in honour of David Block and Bruce Elmegreen. Springer International Publishing.
A chapter in an edited book
Kato, S. (2016). Ubiquitous Wireless Communications Beyond 2050. In R. Prasad & S. Dixit (Eds.), Wireless World in 2050 and Beyond: A Window into the Future! (pp. 41–47). Springer International Publishing.

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, March 18). Habitable Planets Probably Nearby. 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. (1980). Staffing Implications of Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System and Remote Sensing Activities (PSAD-80-47). 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
Monk, K. J. (2014). Effects of distractors and force feedback on an aimed movement task in a CDTI environment [Doctoral dissertation]. California State University, Long Beach.

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
Walsh, M. W., & Hurdle, J. (2013, July 25). Harrisburg Sees Path to Restructuring Debts Without Bankruptcy Filing. New York Times, A12.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Moore, 2005).
This sentence cites two references (Hanson & Awschalom, 2008; Moore, 2005).

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

  • Two authors: (Hanson & Awschalom, 2008)
  • Three authors: (Inaba et al., 2012)
  • 6 or more authors: (Turchin et al., 2000)

About the journal

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

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