How to format your references using the EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing. 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
Gifford, D. K. (2001). Blazing pathways through genetic mountains. Science (New York, N.Y.), 293(5537), 2049–2051.
A journal article with 2 authors
Dye, C., & Gay, N. (2003). Epidemiology. Modeling the SARS epidemic. Science (New York, N.Y.), 300(5627), 1884–1885.
A journal article with 3 authors
Gregg, J. W., Jones, C. G., & Dawson, T. E. (2003). Urbanization effects on tree growth in the vicinity of New York City. Nature, 424(6945), 183–187.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Savic, R., Luo, L., Eisenberg, A., & Maysinger, D. (2003). Micellar nanocontainers distribute to defined cytoplasmic organelles. Science (New York, N.Y.), 300(5619), 615–618.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Gustafsson, F. (2001). Adaptive Filtering and Change Detection. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
An edited book
Defler, T. R., & Stevenson, P. R. (Eds.). (2014). The Woolly Monkey: Behavior, Ecology, Systematics, and Captive Research (Vol. 39). New York, NY: Springer.
A chapter in an edited book
Barazzetti, L., Brumana, R., Oreni, D., & Previtali, M. (2014). Historical Map Registration via Independent Model Adjustment with Affine Transformations. In B. Murgante, S. Misra, A. M. A. C. Rocha, C. Torre, J. G. Rocha, M. I. Falcão, … O. Gervasi (Eds.), Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2014: 14th International Conference, Guimarães, Portugal, June 30 – July 3, 2014, Proceedings, Part IV (pp. 44–56). Cham: Springer International Publishing.

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 EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing.

Blog post
Luntz, S. (2015, August 27). The Straight Dope On The Genetics Of Cannabis. IFLScience. IFLScience. Retrieved October 30, 2018, from


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. (1996). Resources, Community, and Economic Development Information Systems Issue Area: Active Assignments (No. AA-96-30(4)). 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
Li, X. (2008). Two essays on “mining market basket data: Models and applications in marketing” (Doctoral dissertation). George Washington University, Washington, DC.

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
St. John Kelly, E. (1998, March 15). Cobble Hill as Baden-Baden. New York Times, p. 1410.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in square brackets:

This sentence cites one reference [1].
This sentence cites two references [1, 2].
This sentence cites four references [1–4].

About the journal

Full journal titleEURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing
AbbreviationEURASIP J. Audio Speech Music Process.
ISSN (online)1687-4722
ScopeElectrical and Electronic Engineering
Acoustics and Ultrasonics

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