How to format your references using the International Journal of Jungian Studies citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for International Journal of Jungian Studies. 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
Jayaraman, K. S. (2000). Funding crisis for Indian biotech centre. Nature, 403(6771), 694.
A journal article with 2 authors
Vollmer, S. V., & Palumbi, S. R. (2002). Hybridization and the evolution of reef coral diversity. Science (New York, N.Y.), 296(5575), 2023–2025.
A journal article with 3 authors
Tuckerman, M. E., Marx, D., & Parrinello, M. (2002). The nature and transport mechanism of hydrated hydroxide ions in aqueous solution. Nature, 417(6892), 925–929.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Fang, J., Chen, A., Peng, C., Zhao, S., & Ci, L. (2001). Changes in forest biomass carbon storage in China between 1949 and 1998. Science (New York, N.Y.), 292(5525), 2320–2322.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Islam, M. R., & Speight, J. G. (2016). Peak Energy: Myth or Reality? John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
An edited book
Vermeir, K., & Funk Deckard, M. (Eds.). (2012). The Science of Sensibility: Reading Burke’s Philosophical Enquiry (Vol. 206). Springer Netherlands.
A chapter in an edited book
Riemenschneider, M. J., & Reifenberger, G. (2008). Histology and Molecular Genetics. In B. Jeremic & S. Pitz (Eds.), Primary Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma (pp. 55–66). Springer.

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 International Journal of Jungian Studies.

Blog post
Davis, J. (2015, November 2). Watch Polar Bears Live From The Arctic Tundra. IFLScience; IFLScience.


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. (1998). Surface Infrastructure: Costs, Financing and Schedules for Large-Dollar Transportation Projects (RCED-98-64). U.S. Government Printing Office.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Tuquero, J. M. (2010). A meta-ethnographic synthesis of support services for adult learners in distance learning programs [Doctoral dissertation]. Capella 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
Williams, J. (2017, June 29). Backstage With Van Halen. New York Times, BR4.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Jayaraman, 2000).
This sentence cites two references (Jayaraman, 2000; Vollmer & Palumbi, 2002).

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

  • Two authors: (Vollmer & Palumbi, 2002)
  • Three authors: (Tuckerman et al., 2002)
  • 6 or more authors: (Fang et al., 2001)

About the journal

Full journal titleInternational Journal of Jungian Studies
ISSN (print)1940-9052
ISSN (online)1940-9060
ScopeApplied Psychology

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