How to format your references using the European Review of History: Revue europeenne d'histoire citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for European Review of History: Revue europeenne d'histoire. 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
Monroe, C. “Quantum Information Processing with Atoms and Photons.” Nature 416, no. 6877 (March 14, 2002): 238–46.
A journal article with 2 authors
Roth, Anna, and Sven Diederichs. “Molecular Biology: Rap and Chirp about X Inactivation.” Nature 521, no. 7551 (May 14, 2015): 170–71.
A journal article with 3 authors
Huang, Ning, Yanhong Xu, and Donglin Jiang. “High-Performance Heterogeneous Catalysis with Surface-Exposed Stable Metal Nanoparticles.” Scientific Reports 4 (November 27, 2014): 7228.
A journal article with 11 or more authors
Gillooly, James F., Eric L. Charnov, Geoffrey B. West, Van M. Savage, and James H. Brown. “Effects of Size and Temperature on Developmental Time.” Nature 417, no. 6884 (May 2, 2002): 70–73.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Hanzo, L., T. H. Liew, and B. L. Yeap. Turbo Coding, Turbo Equalisation and Space-Time Coding. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2005.
An edited book
Moscardo, Gianna, and Pierre Benckendorff, eds. Education for Sustainability in Tourism: A Handbook of Processes, Resources, and Strategies. 1st ed. 2015. CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
Brostow, Gabriel J., Jamie Shotton, Julien Fauqueur, and Roberto Cipolla. “Segmentation and Recognition Using Structure from Motion Point Clouds.” In Computer Vision – ECCV 2008: 10th European Conference on Computer Vision, Marseille, France, October 12-18, 2008, Proceedings, Part I, edited by David Forsyth, Philip Torr, and Andrew Zisserman, 44–57. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 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 Review of History: Revue europeenne d'histoire.

Blog post
Andrew, Elise. “Epigenome of 111 Cell and Tissue Types Mapped By Researchers.” IFLScience. IFLScience, February 20, 2015.


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. “Air Traffic Control: FAA Has Not Fully Assessed Its User Request Evaluation Tool.” Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, February 23, 1998.

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
Stevenson, Jasmine. “Differences in Physical Activity Behavior between Insulin Using Diabetics versus Non-Insulin Using Diabetics.” Doctoral dissertation, California State University, Long Beach, 2012.

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
Crow, Kelly. “Sailing On.” New York Times, October 3, 2004.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text

About the journal

Full journal titleEuropean Review of History: Revue europeenne d'histoire
AbbreviationEur. Rev. Hist.
ISSN (print)1350-7486
ISSN (online)1469-8293

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