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. D. BROCK, Chemistry. Watching atoms move. Science 315 (2007/5812) 609–610.
A journal article with 2 authors
M. METZ – J. FÜTTERER, Biodiversity (Communications arising): suspect evidence of transgenic contamination. Nature 416 (2002/6881) 600–1; discussion 600, 602.
A journal article with 3 authors
J. C. SUN – J. N. BEILKE – L. L. LANIER, Adaptive immune features of natural killer cells. Nature 457 (2009/7229) 557–561.
A journal article with 11 or more authors
I. SIRETANU – D. EBELING – M. P. ANDERSSON – S. L. S. STIPP – A. PHILIPSE – M. C. STUART – D. VAN DEN ENDE – F. MUGELE, Direct observation of ionic structure at solid-liquid interfaces: a deep look into the Stern Layer. Sci. Rep. 4 (2014) 4956.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
R. Z. VALIEV – A. P. ZHILYAEV – T. G. LANGDON, Bulk Nanostructured Materials. Hoboken, NJ 2013.
An edited book
A. MUCHERINO – C. LAVOR – L. LIBERTI – N. MACULAN, Distance Geometry: Theory, Methods, and Applications. New York, NY 2013.
A chapter in an edited book
T. OHNUMA* – J. F. HOLLAND, Anorexia and Cachexia, in: Supportive Care in Cancer Therapy (ed. D.S. ETTINGER). Totowa, NJ 2009, 47–86.

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
J. O`CALLAGHAN, Balloon Capsule That Will Take People To The Edge Of Space Completes Test Flight. 2015.

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, Transportation Security Administration’s Processes for Designating and Releasing Sensitive Security Information. Washington, DC 2007.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
M. D. HEFFNER, Informing Decision-Making for Derailments Involving Hazmat: An Analysis of Phmsa Train Accident Data. Long Beach, CA 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
M. BILLARD, Still Wild For Animal Prints. New York Times (2010) E6.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference J. D. BROCK, Chemistry. Watching atoms move. Science 315 (2007/5812) 609–610..
This sentence cites two references J. D. BROCK, Chemistry. Watching atoms move. Science 315 (2007/5812) 609–610; M. METZ – J. FÜTTERER, Biodiversity (Communications arising): suspect evidence of transgenic contamination. Nature 416 (2002/6881) 600–1; discussion 600, 602..

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

  • Two authors:
  • Three authors:
  • 4 or more authors: I. SIRETANU et al., Direct observation of ionic structure at solid-liquid interfaces: a deep look into the Stern Layer. Sci. Rep. 4 (2014) 4956.

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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