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
McFarland, Eric. “Chemistry. Unconventional Chemistry for Unconventional Natural Gas.” Science (New York, N.Y.) 338, no. 6105 (October 19, 2012): 340–42.
A journal article with 2 authors
Peck, J. R., and D. Waxman. “Mutation and Sex in a Competitive World.” Nature 406, no. 6794 (July 27, 2000): 399–404.
A journal article with 3 authors
Dethlefsen, Les, Margaret McFall-Ngai, and David A. Relman. “An Ecological and Evolutionary Perspective on Human-Microbe Mutualism and Disease.” Nature 449, no. 7164 (October 18, 2007): 811–18.
A journal article with 11 or more authors
Chen, Che-Hong, Grant R. Budas, Eric N. Churchill, Marie-Hélène Disatnik, Thomas D. Hurley, and Daria Mochly-Rosen. “Activation of Aldehyde Dehydrogenase-2 Reduces Ischemic Damage to the Heart.” Science (New York, N.Y.) 321, no. 5895 (September 12, 2008): 1493–95.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Glover, Fred, Darwin Klingman, and Nancy V. Phillips. Network Models in Optimization and Their Applications in Practice. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1992.
An edited book
Lebedev, Valery, and Vladimir Shiltsev, eds. Accelerator Physics at the Tevatron Collider. Particle Acceleration and Detection. New York, NY: Springer, 2014.
A chapter in an edited book
Harmon, Christopher B., Michael Hadley, and Payam Tristani. “Trichloroacetic Acid.” In Color Atlas of Chemical Peels, edited by Antonella Tosti, Pearl E. Grimes, and Maria Pia De Padova, 33–40. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 2012.

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
Andrew, Elise. “Study Suggests Newborns Delivered By C-Section Have a Higher Risk of Developing Chronic Health Problems.” IFLScience. IFLScience, June 11, 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. “Department of Energy: Problems in the Management and Use of Supercomputers.” Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, July 14, 1999.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Fahmy, Chantal. “Intoxicated by Music: A Content Analysis of the Prevalence of Alcohol, Illicit Substances, and Tobacco in Popular Music from 2000 to 2011.” Doctoral dissertation, California State University, Long Beach, 2012.

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
Kenigsberg, Ben. “Film Series.” New York Times, April 6, 2017.

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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