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
Ruoff, R. S. (2010). Journal club. A physical chemist is excited by the electronic potential of a new arrangement of carbon sheets. Nature, 463(7283), 853.
A journal article with 2 authors
Montpetit, B., & Weis, K. (2012). Cell biology. An alternative route for nuclear mRNP export by membrane budding. Science (New York, N.Y.), 336(6083), 809–810.
A journal article with 3 authors
Euston, D. R., Tatsuno, M., & McNaughton, B. L. (2007). Fast-forward playback of recent memory sequences in prefrontal cortex during sleep. Science (New York, N.Y.), 318(5853), 1147–1150.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Ma, J. F., Tamai, K., Yamaji, N., Mitani, N., Konishi, S., Katsuhara, M., Ishiguro, M., Murata, Y., & Yano, M. (2006). A silicon transporter in rice. Nature, 440(7084), 688–691.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Center for Chemical Process Safety. (1994). Guidelines for Implementing Process Safety Management Systems. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
An edited book
Canuto, C. (2005). Analisi matematica I: Teoria ed esercizi con complementi in rete (A. Tabacco, Ed.; 2a edizione). Springer.
A chapter in an edited book
Beaty, B., & Woo, B. (2016). A Superhero Story by Jack Kirby? In B. Woo (Ed.), The Greatest Comic Book of All Time: Symbolic Capital and the Field of American Comic Books (pp. 43–52). Palgrave Macmillan US.

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
Andrew, E. (2015, July 3). Astronomers Believe They’re Witnessing The Birth Of A New Planet. 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. (2002). Information Technology: DLA Needs to Strengthen Its Investment Management Capability (GAO-02-314). 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
Rojas, A. (2010). ASD: A family approach curriculum [Doctoral dissertation]. California State University, Long Beach.

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
Kishkovsky, S. (2015, September 25). Putin Calls Elton John, This Time for Real. New York Times, A4.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Ruoff, 2010).
This sentence cites two references (Montpetit & Weis, 2012; Ruoff, 2010).

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

  • Two authors: (Montpetit & Weis, 2012)
  • Three authors: (Euston et al., 2007)
  • 6 or more authors: (Ma et al., 2006)

About the journal

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

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