How to format your references using the Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration. 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
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Helfand SL (2002) Neurobiology. Chaperones take flight. Science 295:809–810
A journal article with 2 authors
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Zatorre R, McGill J (2005) Music, the food of neuroscience? Nature 434:312–315
A journal article with 3 authors
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Noskov SY, Bernèche S, Roux B (2004) Control of ion selectivity in potassium channels by electrostatic and dynamic properties of carbonyl ligands. Nature 431:830–834
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Szenker-Ravi E, Altunoglu U, Leushacke M, et al (2018) RSPO2 inhibition of RNF43 and ZNRF3 governs limb development independently of LGR4/5/6. Nature 557:564–569

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
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American Counseling Association (2015) The ACA Encyclopedia of Counseling. American Counseling Association, Alexandria, VA, USA
An edited book
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Janowski T, Mohanty H (2007) Distributed Computing and Internet Technology: 4th International Conference, ICDCIT 2007, Bangalore, India, December 17-20. Proceedings. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
A chapter in an edited book
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Fujita Y, Phanvilay K, Donovan D (2007) PAST CONFLICTS AND RESOURCE USE IN POSTWAR LAO PDR. In: Jong WD, Donovan D, Abe K-I (eds) Extreme Conflict and Tropical Forests. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, pp 75–91

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 Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration.

Blog post
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Carpineti A (2017) Physicists Test Entropy In A Non-Equilibrium System For The First Time. In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/physics/physicists-test-entropy-in-a-non-equilibrium-system-for-the-first-time/. Accessed 30 Oct 2018

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
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Government Accountability Office (2000) National Airspace System: Problems Plaguing the Wide Area Augmentation System and FAA’s Actions to Address Them. 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
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Andrade NA (2008) Environmental fate of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in agricultural soils which have received biosolids application. Doctoral dissertation, University of Maryland, College Park

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
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Stewart JB (2016) Justifiably, This Buck Stopped With the Chief Executive. New York Times B3

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 titleEuro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
ISSN (print)2365-6433
ISSN (online)2365-7448
Scope

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