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
Lucas, Robert. “Journal Club. A Neuroscientist Explores the Network of Cells in the Retina.” Nature 464, no. 7285 (March 4, 2010): 11.
A journal article with 2 authors
Wiseman, Bryony S., and Zena Werb. “Stromal Effects on Mammary Gland Development and Breast Cancer.” Science (New York, N.Y.) 296, no. 5570 (May 10, 2002): 1046–49.
A journal article with 3 authors
McHenry, Colin R., Alex G. Cook, and Stephen Wroe. “Bottom-Feeding Plesiosaurs.” Science (New York, N.Y.) 310, no. 5745 (October 7, 2005): 75.
A journal article with 11 or more authors
Guo, Yahui, Lu Zhou, Lijun Xu, Xiaodong Zhou, Jiming Hu, and Renjun Pei. “Multiple Types of Logic Gates Based on a Single G-Quadruplex DNA Strand.” Scientific Reports 4 (December 4, 2014): 7315.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Cragg, Peter J. A Practical Guide to Supramolecular Chemistry. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2006.
An edited book
Brueckner, Sven A., Giovanna Di Marzo Serugendo, Anthony Karageorgos, and Radhika Nagpal, eds. Engineering Self-Organising Systems: Methodologies and Applications. Vol. 3464. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 2005.
A chapter in an edited book
Gerlach, Manfred, Claudia Mehler-Wex, and Benno G. Schimmelmann. “Antipsychotics.” In Psychiatric Drugs in Children and Adolescents: Basic Pharmacology and Practical Applications, edited by Manfred Gerlach, Andreas Warnke, and Laurence Greenhill, 157–218. Vienna: Springer, 2014.

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
O`Callaghan, Jonathan. “This New Planet Formation Theory Could Explain The Weird TRAPPIST-1 System.” IFLScience. IFLScience, June 8, 2017.


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. “Export Control: Army Guidance on Cooperative Research and Development Agreement Compliance with Export Control Laws and Regulations.” Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, April 8, 2002.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Alaiyegbami, Ayodele O. “Porescale Investigation of Gas Shales Reservoir Description by Comparing the Barnett, Mancos, and Marcellus Formation.” Doctoral dissertation, University of Louisiana, 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
Urbina, Ian. “Forced Labor for Cheap Fish.” New York Times, July 27, 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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