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
Sabeti, Pardis. “Genome-Sequencing Anniversary. The Landscape of Human Evolution.” Science (New York, N.Y.) 331, no. 6018 (February 11, 2011): 690.
A journal article with 2 authors
Maynard, Andrew, and David Rejeski. “Too Small to Overlook.” Nature 460, no. 7252 (July 9, 2009): 174.
A journal article with 3 authors
Duijn, Paul A. C., Victor Kashirin, and Peter M. A. Sloot. “The Relative Ineffectiveness of Criminal Network Disruption.” Scientific Reports 4 (February 28, 2014): 4238.
A journal article with 11 or more authors
Faraci, Giuseppe, Agata R. Pennisi, Alessandra Alberti, Rosa Ruggeri, and Giovanni Mannino. “Giant Photoluminescence Emission in Crystalline Faceted Si Grains.” Scientific Reports 3 (2013): 2674.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Cicek, Volkan, and Bayan Al-Numan. Corrosion Chemistry. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011.
An edited book
Jones, Stephanie. On Mutant Pedagogies: Seeking Justice and Drawing Change in Teacher Education. Edited by James F. Woglom. Doing Arts Thinking, Arts Practice, Research and Education. Rotterdam: SensePublishers, 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
Surján, Péter R., and Ágnes Szabados. “Perturbative Approximations to Avoid Matrix Diagonalization.” In Linear-Scaling Techniques in Computational Chemistry and Physics: Methods and Applications, edited by Robert Zalesny, Manthos G. Papadopoulos, Paul G. Mezey, and Jerzy Leszczynski, 83–95. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands, 2011.

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
Hale, Tom. “Cost Of Hurricane Damage In The US Could Triple By 2100 Due To Global Warming.” IFLScience. IFLScience, August 18, 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. “Telecommunications: The Proposed Performance Rights Act Would Result in Additional Costs for Broadcast Radio Stations and Additional Revenue for Record Companies, Musicians, and Performers.” Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, August 4, 2010.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Wilensky, Sara Elizabeth. “340B Prime Vendor Program: Health Center Decision Making and Barriers to Participation.” Doctoral dissertation, George Washington University, 2010.

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
Schwartz, John. “Combative, Conflicting and Confusing.” New York Times, March 10, 2017.

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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