How to format your references using the Eurasian Business Review citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Eurasian Business 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.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
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
Giacovazzo, C. (2011). Herbert Hauptman (1917-2011). Nature, 479(7373), 300.
A journal article with 2 authors
Kalinin, S. V., & Spaldin, N. A. (2013). Materials science. Functional ion defects in transition metal oxides. Science (New York, N.Y.), 341(6148), 858–859.
A journal article with 3 authors
Johnson, P. T. J., de Roode, J. C., & Fenton, A. (2015). Why infectious disease research needs community ecology. Science (New York, N.Y.), 349(6252), 1259504.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Li, X.-Y., Ko, H.-G., Chen, T., Descalzi, G., Koga, K., Wang, H., et al. (2010). Alleviating neuropathic pain hypersensitivity by inhibiting PKMzeta in the anterior cingulate cortex. Science (New York, N.Y.), 330(6009), 1400–1404.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Segal, H. P. (2012). Utopias. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
An edited book
Blecker, T., & Friedrich, G. (Eds.). (2006). Mass Customization: Challenges and Solutions (Vol. 87). Boston, MA: Springer US.
A chapter in an edited book
Berwanger, D., & Janin, D. (2006). Automata on Directed Graphs: Edge Versus Vertex Marking. In A. Corradini, H. Ehrig, U. Montanari, L. Ribeiro, & G. Rozenberg (Eds.), Graph Transformations: Third International Conference, ICGT 2006 Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, September 17-23, 2006 Proceedings (pp. 46–60). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer.

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 Eurasian Business Review.

Blog post
Andrew, E. (2014, October 17). New Technique Will Allow Robot To Perform Brain Surgery Through Cheek. IFLScience. IFLScience. Accessed 30 October 2018


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. (2014). FAA Reauthorization Act: Progress and Challenges Implementing Various Provisions of the 2012 Act (No. GAO-14-285T). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Gillaspy, K. M. (2012). Words of Samsara (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA.

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
Murphy, M. J. O. (2016, August 5). Looking Back (and Learning From) ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show.’ New York Times, p. C22.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Giacovazzo 2011).
This sentence cites two references (Giacovazzo 2011; Kalinin and Spaldin 2013).

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

  • Two authors: (Kalinin and Spaldin 2013)
  • Three or more authors: (Li et al. 2010)

About the journal

Full journal titleEurasian Business Review
AbbreviationEurasian Bus. Rev.
ISSN (print)1309-4297
ISSN (online)2147-4281

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