How to format your references using the International Review on Public and Nonprofit Marketing citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for International Review on Public and Nonprofit Marketing. 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
Harwood, C. (2008). A microbiologist hopes to disrupt bacterial “decisions.” Nature, 455(7209), 5.
A journal article with 2 authors
de Groot, B. L., & Grubmüller, H. (2001). Water permeation across biological membranes: mechanism and dynamics of aquaporin-1 and GlpF. Science (New York, N.Y.), 294(5550), 2353–2357.
A journal article with 3 authors
Helle, S., Lummaa, V., & Jokela, J. (2002). Sons reduced maternal longevity in preindustrial humans. Science (New York, N.Y.), 296(5570), 1085.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Bastolla, U., Fortuna, M. A., Pascual-García, A., Ferrera, A., Luque, B., & Bascompte, J. (2009). The architecture of mutualistic networks minimizes competition and increases biodiversity. Nature, 458(7241), 1018–1020.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Kapterev, A. (2011). Presentation Secrets. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
An edited book
Müller, P. (2015). Bayesian Nonparametric Data Analysis. (F. A. Quintana, A. Jara, & T. Hanson, Eds.). Cham: Springer International Publishing.
A chapter in an edited book
Poirier, D. R., & Geiger, G. H. (2016). Energy Balance Applications in Fluid Flow. In G. H. Geiger (Ed.), Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing (pp. 113–143). Cham: Springer International Publishing.

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 Review on Public and Nonprofit Marketing.

Blog post
Hamilton, K. (2016, December 6). How Can We Learn To Reject Fake News In The Digital World? IFLScience. IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/technology/how-can-we-learn-to-reject-fake-news-in-the-digital-world/. Accessed 30 October 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. (1980). GSA Lease Prospectuses Provide a Reasonable Basis for the Congress To Approve Proposed Space Acquisitions (No. LCD-80-44). Washington, DC: 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
Rutherford, B. A. (2017). Beneficial Tensile Mean Strain Effects on the Fatigue Behavior of Superelastic NiTi (Doctoral dissertation). Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS.

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
(nyt), S. K. (2002, June 27). World Briefing | Europe: Russia: Another Step Toward Private Farmland. New York Times, p. A10.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Harwood 2008).
This sentence cites two references (de Groot and Grubmüller 2001; Harwood 2008).

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

  • Two authors: (de Groot and Grubmüller 2001)
  • Three or more authors: (Bastolla et al. 2009)

About the journal

Full journal titleInternational Review on Public and Nonprofit Marketing
ISSN (print)1865-1984
ISSN (online)1865-1992
ScopeMarketing
Economics and Econometrics

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