How to format your references using the International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture. 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
Baughman RH (2000) MATERIALS SCIENCE: Putting a New Spin on Carbon Nanotubes. Science 290:1310–1311
A journal article with 2 authors
Gray RD, Atkinson QD (2003) Language-tree divergence times support the Anatolian theory of Indo-European origin. Nature 426:435–439
A journal article with 3 authors
Falkovich G, Fouxon A, Stepanov MG (2002) Acceleration of rain initiation by cloud turbulence. Nature 419:151–154
A journal article with 5 or more authors
Thines B, Katsir L, Melotto M, et al (2007) JAZ repressor proteins are targets of the SCF(COI1) complex during jasmonate signalling. Nature 448:661–665

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Smirnov BM (2011) Fundamentals of Ionized Gases. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany
An edited book
Elliott SG, Foote MA, Molineux G (eds) (2009) Erythropoietins, Erythropoietic Factors, and Erythropoiesis: Molecular, Cellular, Preclinical, and Clinical Biology, 2nd Revised and Extended Edition. Birkhäuser, Basel
A chapter in an edited book
Horváth L, Rudas IJ (2015) Intelligent Content for Product Definition in RFLP Structure. In: Fujita H, Selamat A (eds) Intelligent Software Methodologies, Tools and Techniques: 13th International Conference, SoMeT 2014, Langkawi, Malaysia, September 22-24, 2014. Revised Selected Papers. Springer International Publishing, Cham, pp 55–70

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 Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture.

Blog post
Andrew E (2014) Live Webcast of Supernova. In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/space/live-webcast-supernova-candidate/. Accessed 30 Oct 2018

Reports

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 (1996) Central Artery/Tunnel Project: Cost and Financing. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Tabano JG (2013) How Former Division I Student-Athletes Experienced Their Dual Undergraduate Roles: The Internal Competition for an Identity. Doctoral dissertation, George Washington 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
Crow K (2001) Writers Are Halted Mid-Sentence as a Y Cancels Classes. New York Times 147

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Baughman 2000).
This sentence cites two references (Baughman 2000; Gray and Atkinson 2003).

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

  • Two authors: (Gray and Atkinson 2003)
  • Three or more authors: (Thines et al. 2007)

About the journal

Full journal titleInternational Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture
ISSN (print)2195-3228
ISSN (online)2251-7715
Scope

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