How to format your references using the European Journal of Wood and Wood Products citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for European Journal of Wood and Wood Products. 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
Worlock DR (2001) The best and worst of times. Nature 413:671
A journal article with 2 authors
Wade J, Wood BJ (2001) The Earth’s “missing” niobium may be in the core. Nature 409:75–78
A journal article with 3 authors
Minamimoto T, Hori Y, Kimura M (2005) Complementary process to response bias in the centromedian nucleus of the thalamus. Science 308:1798–1801
A journal article with 5 or more authors
Jayaram H, Taraporewala Z, Patton JT, Prasad BVV (2002) Rotavirus protein involved in genome replication and packaging exhibits a HIT-like fold. Nature 417:311–315

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Thatcher A (2011) God, Sex, and Gender. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
An edited book
Pickett STA, Cadenasso ML, McGrath B (eds) (2013) Resilience in Ecology and Urban Design: Linking Theory and Practice for Sustainable Cities. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht
A chapter in an edited book
Alvim MS, Andrés ME, Chatzikokolakis K, Palamidessi C (2011) On the Relation between Differential Privacy and Quantitative Information Flow. In: Aceto L, Henzinger M, Sgall J (eds) Automata, Languages and Programming: 38th International Colloquium, ICALP 2011, Zurich, Switzerland, July 4-8, 2011, Proceedings, Part II. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp 60–76

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 Wood and Wood Products.

Blog post
Andrews R (2017) So Now There Are 7,000 Methane Bubbles Beneath Siberia. In: IFLScience. Accessed 30 Oct 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 (1975) Agricultural Attache Role Overseas: What He Does and How He Can Be More Effective for the United States. 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
Hwang YJ (2006) Three Essays on Economics and Risk Perception. Doctoral dissertation, Ohio State University

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
Saslow L (2008) College Where $5 Million Makes a Difference. New York Times LI2

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Worlock 2001).
This sentence cites two references (Wade and Wood 2001; Worlock 2001).

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

  • Two authors: (Wade and Wood 2001)
  • Three or more authors: (Jayaram et al. 2002)

About the journal

Full journal titleEuropean Journal of Wood and Wood Products
ISSN (print)0018-3768
ISSN (online)1436-736X
General Materials Science

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