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
Carr, Lincoln D. “Physics. Negative Temperatures?” Science (New York, N.Y.) 339, no. 6115 (January 4, 2013): 42–43.
A journal article with 2 authors
Dennett-Thorpe, J., and A. G. de Bruyn. “Interstellar Scintillation as the Origin of the Rapid Radio Variability of the Quasar J1819+3845.” Nature 415, no. 6867 (January 3, 2002): 57–60.
A journal article with 3 authors
Stratton, Michael R., Peter J. Campbell, and P. Andrew Futreal. “The Cancer Genome.” Nature 458, no. 7239 (April 9, 2009): 719–24.
A journal article with 11 or more authors
Wang, Dan, Jun Qian, Wei Qin, Anjun Qin, Ben Zhong Tang, and Sailing He. “Biocompatible and Photostable AIE Dots with Red Emission for in Vivo Two-Photon Bioimaging.” Scientific Reports 4 (March 17, 2014): 4279.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Freeman, Roger L. Fundamentals of Telecommunications. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005.
An edited book
Emmer, Michele, ed. Matematica e Cultura 2006. Matematica e Cultura. Milano: Springer, 2006.
A chapter in an edited book
Panin, Ivan. “Purity for Multipliers.” In Algebra and Number Theory: Proceedings of the Silver Jubilee Conference University of Hyderabad, edited by Rajat Tandon, 66–89. Graduate Texts in Math. Gurgaon: Hindustan Book Agency, 2005.

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. “Invasive Pythons Feast on Radiotracked Rabbits.” IFLScience. IFLScience, March 22, 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. “Overhead Costs: Unallowable Costs Charged by Rockwell Corporation, Rocketdyne Division.” Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, December 9, 1994.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Priddy, Jeremy Daniel-John. “As Tufa to Sapphire: Gendering the Roles of Medieval Women in Combat.” Doctoral dissertation, George Washington 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
Tavernise, Sabrina. “A Moscow of Dancing Feet, Under an Iron Fist.” New York Times, August 9, 2015.

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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