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
McGraw R (2004) Humidity, ice, and nitric acid. Science 304:961–3; author reply 961-3
A journal article with 2 authors
Martin TJ, Mundy GR (2007) Bone metastasis: can osteoclasts be excluded? Nature 445:E19; discussion E19-20
A journal article with 3 authors
Xu L, Yin M-L, Liu SF (2014) Ag(x)@WO₃ core-shell nanostructure for LSP enhanced chemical sensors. Sci Rep 4:6745
A journal article with 5 or more authors
Saitoe M, Schwarz TL, Umbach JA, et al (2001) Absence of junctional glutamate receptor clusters in Drosophila mutants lacking spontaneous transmitter release. Science 293:514–517

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Fernandez-Maloigne C, Robert-Inacio F, Macaire L (2012) Digital Color. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ USA
An edited book
Lapidus ML (2013) Fractal Geometry, Complex Dimensions and Zeta Functions: Geometry and Spectra of Fractal Strings, 2nd ed. 2013. Springer, New York, NY
A chapter in an edited book
Pistrosch F, Schaper F, Hanefeld M (2013) The Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Disease. In: Beck-Nielsen H (ed) The Metabolic Syndrome: Pharmacology and Clinical Aspects. Springer, Vienna, pp 43–54

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
Fang J (2015) Ancient Supernova Mystery Discovered At The Bottom Of The Ocean. 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 (2007) Rail Safety: The Federal Railroad Administration Is Taking Steps to Better Target Its Oversight, but Assessment of Results Is Needed to Determine Impact. 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
Agbi ES (2010) Shadow economy and the related issues of tax evasion: A comparative analysis among Canadian workers. Doctoral dissertation, Northcentral 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
Kolata G, Longman J, Pilon M (2013) Saving Lives, if Not Legs, With No Time to Fret. New York Times A1

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (McGraw 2004).
This sentence cites two references (McGraw 2004; Martin and Mundy 2007).

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

  • Two authors: (Martin and Mundy 2007)
  • Three or more authors: (Saitoe et al. 2001)

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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