How to format your references using the East European Jewish Affairs citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for East European Jewish Affairs. 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
Wurthner, Frank. “Chemistry. Generating a Photocurrent on the Nanometer Scale.” Science (New York, N.Y.) 314, no. 5806 (December 15, 2006): 1693–94.
A journal article with 2 authors
Alperin, Marc, and Tori Hoehler. “Biogeochemistry. The Ongoing Mystery of Sea-Floor Methane.” Science (New York, N.Y.) 329, no. 5989 (July 16, 2010): 288–89.
A journal article with 3 authors
Polikanov, Yury S., Gregor M. Blaha, and Thomas A. Steitz. “How Hibernation Factors RMF, HPF, and YfiA Turn off Protein Synthesis.” Science (New York, N.Y.) 336, no. 6083 (May 18, 2012): 915–18.
A journal article with 11 or more authors
Chen, Y. L., J-H Chu, J. G. Analytis, Z. K. Liu, K. Igarashi, H-H Kuo, X. L. Qi, et al. “Massive Dirac Fermion on the Surface of a Magnetically Doped Topological Insulator.” Science (New York, N.Y.) 329, no. 5992 (August 6, 2010): 659–62.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Dunnivant, Frank M., and Elliot Anders. A Basic Introduction to Pollutant Fate and Transport. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005.
An edited book
Bassani, Giuseppe Franco, ed. Ettore Majorana Scientific Papers: On Occasion of the Centenary of His Birth. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 2006.
A chapter in an edited book
Wang, Fuzhong, Ying Gao, and Fukai Zhang. “Research on Trajectory Tracking Strategy of Roadheader Cutting Head Using ILC.” In Proceedings of the 2015 Chinese Intelligent Systems Conference: Volume 2, edited by Yingmin Jia, Junping Du, Hongbo Li, and Weicun Zhang, 35–44. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 2016.

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 East European Jewish Affairs.

Blog post
Fang, Janet. “Vibrating Magnets Help Male Bees Attract Females From Different Subspecies.” IFLScience. IFLScience, October 26, 2015.


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. “DOD Business Systems Modernization: Governance Mechanisms for Implementing Management Controls Need to Be Improved.” Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, June 1, 2012.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Payne, Nancie A. “Adults Who Have Learning Disabilities: Transition from GED to Postsecondary Activities.” Doctoral dissertation, Capella University, 2010.

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
Moschen, Isabella. “An Amenity That’s Going Places.” New York Times, January 6, 2013.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text

About the journal

Full journal titleEast European Jewish Affairs
AbbreviationEast Eur. Jew. Aff.
ISSN (print)1350-1674
ISSN (online)1743-971X
Cultural Studies
Political Science and International Relations

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