How to format your references using the European Journal of Mathematics citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for European Journal of Mathematics. 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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Makalowski, W.: Genomics. Not junk after all. Science. 300, 1246–1247 (2003)
A journal article with 2 authors
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Estrada, E., Vargas-Estrada, E.: How peer pressure shapes consensus, leadership, and innovations in social groups. Sci. Rep. 3, 2905 (2013)
A journal article with 3 authors
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Schön, J.H., Meng, H., Bao, Z.: Field-effect modulation of the conductance of single molecules. Science. 294, 2138–2140 (2001)
A journal article with 4 or more authors
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Manning, G., Whyte, D.B., Martinez, R., Hunter, T., Sudarsanam, S.: The protein kinase complement of the human genome. Science. 298, 1912–1934 (2002)

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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Clark, M.: Understanding Diabetes. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK (2006)
An edited book
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Motahari-Nezhad, H.R., Recker, J., Weidlich, M. eds: Business Process Management: 13th International Conference, BPM 2015, Innsbruck, Austria, August 31 -- September 3, 2015, Proceedings. Springer International Publishing, Cham (2015)
A chapter in an edited book
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Irving, A.J., McDonald, N.A., Harkany, T.: CB1 Cannabinoid Receptors: Molecular Biology, Second Messenger Coupling and Polarized Trafficking in Neurons. In: Köfalvi, A. (ed.) Cannabinoids and the Brain. pp. 59–73. Springer US, Boston, MA (2008)

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 European Journal of Mathematics.

Blog post
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Andrew, E.: Watch Doctors Remove A 19cm Worm From A Man’s Eyeball, https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/nsfl-doctors-remove-19-centimeter-long-eyeworm/

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: Telecommuting: Overview of Challenges Facing Federal Agencies. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC (2001)

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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Bryant, J.D.: The Investigation of Self-Determination in Students Participating in Higher Education with an Invisible Disability, (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
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Billard, M.: A Class For Every Yoga Mood, (2012)

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 titleEuropean Journal of Mathematics
AbbreviationEur. J. Math.
ISSN (print)2199-675X
ISSN (online)2199-6768
ScopeGeneral Mathematics

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