How to format your references using the Emerging Markets Review citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Emerging Markets Review. 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
Sohn, E., 2015. Screening: Don’t look now. Nature 527, S118-9.
A journal article with 2 authors
Tao, Y.J., Zheng, W., 2012. Biochemistry. Visualizing the influenza genome. Science 338, 1545–1546.
A journal article with 3 authors
Klahr, D., Zimmerman, C., Jirout, J., 2011. Educational interventions to advance children’s scientific thinking. Science 333, 971–975.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
Paludan, C., Schmid, D., Landthaler, M., Vockerodt, M., Kube, D., Tuschl, T., Münz, C., 2005. Endogenous MHC class II processing of a viral nuclear antigen after autophagy. Science 307, 593–596.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Henriksen, R.N., 2015. Scale Invariance. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany.
An edited book
Backhaus, J.G. (Ed.), 2012. Two Centuries of Local Autonomy, The European Heritage in Economics and the Social Sciences. Springer, New York, NY.
A chapter in an edited book
Newborough, J., Stepney, S., 2005. A Generic Framework for Population-Based Algorithms, Implemented on Multiple FPGAs, in: Jacob, C., Pilat, M.L., Bentley, P.J., Timmis, J.I. (Eds.), Artificial Immune Systems: 4th International Conference, ICARIS 2005, Banff, Alberta, Canada, August 14-17, 2005. Proceedings, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 43–55.

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 Emerging Markets Review.

Blog post
Andrew, D., 2017. The 25 Highest-Paying Jobs In America In 2017 [WWW Document]. IFLScience. URL https://www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/the-25-highestpaying-jobs-in-america-in-2017/ (accessed 10.30.18).

Reports

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, 1989. ADP Systems: VA Actions to Improve Management of Information Resources (No. IMTEC-89-24). U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Haug, J.J., 2010. A summer literacy intervention for struggling readers at the middle school level using strategies in comprehension, fluency, vocabulary, and positive school climate to improve reading comprehension: An evaluation study (Doctoral dissertation). Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO.

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
Rothenberg, B., 2017. Zverev and Konta Lose In French Open Upsets. New York Times B10.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by name and year in parentheses:

This sentence cites one reference (Sohn, 2015).
This sentence cites two references (Sohn, 2015; Tao and Zheng, 2012).

Here are examples of in-text citations with multiple authors:

  • Two authors: (Tao and Zheng, 2012)
  • Three or more authors: (Paludan et al., 2005)

About the journal

Full journal titleEmerging Markets Review
AbbreviationEmerg. Mark. Rev.
ISSN (print)1566-0141
ScopeBusiness and International Management
Economics and Econometrics

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