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
Supari, Siti Fadilah. “Q&A: Siti Fadilah Supari. Interviewed by Declan Butler.” Nature 450, no. 7173 (December 20, 2007): 1137.
A journal article with 2 authors
Otsuki, Michio, and Hiroshi Matsukawa. “Systematic Breakdown of Amontons’ Law of Friction for an Elastic Object Locally Obeying Amontons’ Law.” Scientific Reports 3 (2013): 1586.
A journal article with 3 authors
Goldblatt, Colin, Timothy M. Lenton, and Andrew J. Watson. “Bistability of Atmospheric Oxygen and the Great Oxidation.” Nature 443, no. 7112 (October 12, 2006): 683–86.
A journal article with 11 or more authors
Hochella, Michael F., Jr, Steven K. Lower, Patricia A. Maurice, R. Lee Penn, Nita Sahai, Donald L. Sparks, and Benjamin S. Twining. “Nanominerals, Mineral Nanoparticles, and Earth Systems.” Science (New York, N.Y.) 319, no. 5870 (March 21, 2008): 1631–35.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Moskowitz, Howard R., Sebastiano Porretta, and Matthias Silcher. Concept Research in Food Product Design and Development. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing, 2008.
An edited book
Maña, Antonio. Developing Ambient Intelligence: Proceedings of the International Conference on Ambient Intelligence Developments (AmI.d’07). Edited by Carsten Rudolph. Paris: Springer, 2008.
A chapter in an edited book
Deng, Xiangzheng, Jiyuan Liu, Enjun Ma, Li Jiang, Rui Yu, Qun’ou Jiang, and Chunhong Zhao. “Impact Assessments on Water and Heat Fluxes of Terrestrial Ecosystem Due to Land Use Change.” In Impacts of Land-Use Change on Ecosystem Services, edited by Jinyan Zhan, 149–209. Springer Geography. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 2015.

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. “You Could Be Flying In A Windowless Plane Within A Decade.” IFLScience. IFLScience, October 30, 2014.


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. “License Suspensions for Nondriving Offenses: Practices in Four States That May Ease the Financial Impact on Low-Income Individuals.” Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, February 18, 2010.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Glasgow, Heather Lovae. “Design and Selection of Probes for In Vivo Molecular Targeting and Imaging.” Doctoral dissertation, University of California San Diego, 2015.

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
Novick, Susan M. “When the Brew Is as Crucial as the Bean.” New York Times, March 29, 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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