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
Humphries, Courtney. “Latency: A Sleeping Giant.” Nature 502, no. 7470 (October 10, 2013): S14-5.
A journal article with 2 authors
Kagaya, Katsushi, and Masakazu Takahata. “Sequential Synaptic Excitation and Inhibition Shape Readiness Discharge for Voluntary Behavior.” Science (New York, N.Y.) 332, no. 6027 (April 15, 2011): 365–68.
A journal article with 3 authors
David, C., N. A. Mortensen, and J. Christensen. “Perfect Imaging, Epsilon-near Zero Phenomena and Waveguiding in the Scope of Nonlocal Effects.” Scientific Reports 3 (2013): 2526.
A journal article with 11 or more authors
Xu, Cui-Xia, Yu-Xuan Zheng, Xiao-Hui Zheng, Qian Hu, Yong Zhao, Liang-Nian Ji, and Zong-Wan Mao. “V-Shaped Dinuclear Pt(II) Complexes: Selective Interaction with Human Telomeric G-Quadruplex and Significant Inhibition towards Telomerase.” Scientific Reports 3 (2013): 2060.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Gunn, Alan, and Sarah J. Pitt. Parasitology. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2012.
An edited book
Debled-Rennesson, Isabelle, Eric Domenjoud, Bertrand Kerautret, and Philippe Even, eds. Discrete Geometry for Computer Imagery: 16th IAPR International Conference, DGCI 2011, Nancy, France, April 6-8, 2011. Proceedings. Vol. 6607. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 2011.
A chapter in an edited book
Poblete, Barbara, Myra Spiliopoulou, and Ricardo Baeza-Yates. “Website Privacy Preservation for Query Log Publishing.” In Privacy, Security, and Trust in KDD: First ACM SIGKDD International Workshop, PinKDD 2007, San Jose, CA, USA, August 12, 2007, Revised Selected Papers, edited by Francesco Bonchi, Elena Ferrari, Bradley Malin, and Yücel Saygin, 80–96. 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
Davis, Josh. “Neanderthal Babies Were Stocky, Just Like Their Parents.” IFLScience. IFLScience, May 27, 2016.


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. “Assessing Social Program Impact Evaluations: A Checklist Approach.” Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, October 1, 1978.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
BenVau, Lee. “Effects of Larval Nosema Ceranae Infection on Adult Honey Bee (Apis Mellifera) Morphology and Physiology.” Doctoral dissertation, University of California San Diego, 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
Semple, Kirk, and Annie Correal. “The Extent of Losses Begins to Come Into Focus for Families, Friends and Residents.” New York Times, March 28, 2015.

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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