How to format your references using the Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Byzantinischen Gesellschaft citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Byzantinischen Gesellschaft. 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
J. CHAMBERS, Planetary science: Archaeology of the asteroid belt. Nature 460 (2009/7258) 963–964.
A journal article with 2 authors
E. FREIDIN – A. KACELNIK, Rational choice, context dependence, and the value of information in European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Science 334 (2011/6058) 1000–1002.
A journal article with 3 authors
L. RANDAU – I. SCHRÖDER – D. SÖLL, Life without RNase P. Nature 453 (2008/7191) 120–123.
A journal article with 11 or more authors
I. D. COUZIN – J. KRAUSE – N. R. FRANKS – S. A. LEVIN, Effective leadership and decision-making in animal groups on the move. Nature 433 (2005/7025) 513–516.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
A. PANDE – B. WOLSHON, Traffic Engineering Handbook. Hoboken, NJ 2015.
An edited book
R. DÖRNER – S. GÖBEL – M. KICKMEIER-RUST – M. MASUCH – K. ZWEIG, Entertainment Computing and Serious Games: International GI-Dagstuhl Seminar 15283, Dagstuhl Castle, Germany, July 5-10, 2015, Revised Selected Papers (Lecture Notes in Computer Science). Cham 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
C. JENTSCH – F. SCHLOSSER – D. BEIMBORN, Applying a Configurational Approach for Explaining the Role of Relationship Quality for Successful Outsourcing Arrangements, in: Achieving Success and Innovation in Global Sourcing: Perspectives and Practices: 9th Global Sourcing Workshop 2015, La Thuile, Italy, February 18-21, 2015, Revised Selected Papers (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing) (ed. I. OSHRI – J. KOTLARSKY – L.P. WILLCOCKS). Cham 2015, 62–82.

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 Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Byzantinischen Gesellschaft.

Blog post
B. TAUB, Scientists Have Discovered That Stingrays Chew Their Food. 2016.

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, U.S.-Korea Fighter Coproduction Program. Washington, DC 1990.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
K. U. CHIRWA, Encumbered Existence: A Three Movement Work for Jazz Orchestra. Lafayette, LA 2017.

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
B. BRANTLEY, Bright, Brassy and All Bette. New York Times (2017) C1.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference J. CHAMBERS, Planetary science: Archaeology of the asteroid belt. Nature 460 (2009/7258) 963–964..
This sentence cites two references J. CHAMBERS, Planetary science: Archaeology of the asteroid belt. Nature 460 (2009/7258) 963–964; E. FREIDIN – A. KACELNIK, Rational choice, context dependence, and the value of information in European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Science 334 (2011/6058) 1000–1002..

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

  • Two authors:
  • Three authors:
  • 4 or more authors: I. D. COUZIN et al., Effective leadership and decision-making in animal groups on the move. Nature 433 (2005/7025) 513–516.

About the journal

Full journal titleJahrbuch der Österreichischen Byzantinischen Gesellschaft
ISSN (print)0378-8660
ISSN (online)1810-536X
ScopeHistory
Archaeology
Literature and Literary Theory
Visual Arts and Performing Arts

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