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
Balter, M. “Cancer Research. Transatlantic War over BRCA1 Patent.” Science (New York, N.Y.) 292, no. 5523 (June 8, 2001): 1818.
A journal article with 2 authors
Radisky, Derek C., and Mina J. Bissell. “Cancer. Respect Thy Neighbor!” Science (New York, N.Y.) 303, no. 5659 (February 6, 2004): 775–77.
A journal article with 3 authors
Del Toro-De León, Gerardo, Marcelina García-Aguilar, and C. Stewart Gillmor. “Non-Equivalent Contributions of Maternal and Paternal Genomes to Early Plant Embryogenesis.” Nature 514, no. 7524 (October 30, 2014): 624–27.
A journal article with 11 or more authors
Peng, Ya-Pei, Xinqiang Yuan, Junjie Zhang, and Long Zhang. “The Effect of La₂O₃ in Tm3+-Doped Germanate-Tellurite Glasses for ~2 Μm Emission.” Scientific Reports 4 (June 11, 2014): 5256.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Ibrahim, Mohamed A. Disturbance Analysis for Power Systems. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011.
An edited book
Rahman, M. Sohel, and Etsuji Tomita, eds. WALCOM: Algorithms and Computation: 9th International Workshop, WALCOM 2015, Dhaka, Bangladesh, February 26-28, 2015. Proceedings. Vol. 8973. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
Baseler, Walter A., Tara L. Croston, and John M. Hollander. “Functional Characteristics of Mortalin.” In Mortalin Biology: Life, Stress and Death, edited by Sunil C. Kaul and Renu Wadhwa, 55–80. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands, 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
Fang, Janet. “Giant River Otters Are Much Chattier Than We Thought.” IFLScience. IFLScience, November 18, 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. “Toward the Moon, Asteroids, and Mars.” Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, January 1, 1992.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Wood, Roy D. “Correlation of Conductor Leadership Style, Musician Employment Status, Organizational Participation to Orchestra Musician Job Satisfaction.” Doctoral dissertation, University of Phoenix, 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
Feeney, Kelly. “One Stop for Homey or Haute.” New York Times, December 2, 2007.

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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