How to format your references using the Jahresbericht der Deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Jahresbericht der Deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung. 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
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Doebley, J.: Plant science. Unfallen grains: how ancient farmers turned weeds into crops. Science. 312, 1318–1319 (2006)
A journal article with 2 authors
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de Wit, M., Stankiewicz, J.: Changes in surface water supply across Africa with predicted climate change. Science. 311, 1917–1921 (2006)
A journal article with 3 authors
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Stephens, D.W., McLinn, C.M., Stevens, J.R.: Discounting and reciprocity in an Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma. Science. 298, 2216–2218 (2002)
A journal article with 4 or more authors
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Takada, K., Sakurai, H., Takayama-Muromachi, E., Izumi, F., Dilanian, R.A., Sasaki, T.: Superconductivity in two-dimensional CoO2 layers. Nature. 422, 53–55 (2003)

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
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McMillan, E.J.: Not-for-Profit Budgeting and Financial Management. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ (2010)
An edited book
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Ronco, A.L.: Nutritional Epidemiology of Breast Cancer. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht (2012)
A chapter in an edited book
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Baeza-Yates, R., Brisaboa, N., Larriba-Pey, J.: A Model for Automatic Generation of Multi-partite Graphs from Arbitrary Data. In: Shen, H.T., Pei, J., Özsu, M.T., Zou, L., Lu, J., Ling, T.-W., Yu, G., Zhuang, Y., and Shao, J. (eds.) Web-Age Information Management: WAIM 2010 International Workshops: IWGD 2010, XMLDM 2010, WCMT 2010, Jiuzhaigou Valley, China, July 15-17, 2010 Revised Selected Papers. pp. 49–60. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg (2010)

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 Jahresbericht der Deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung.

Blog post
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Andrew, E.: Spectacular Shark Encounters: Fanning’s Close Shave Reminds Us We Share The Ocean, https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/spectacular-shark-encounters-fanning-s-close-shave-reminds-us-we-share-ocean/

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
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Government Accountability Office: NASA Space Suits. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC (1992)

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
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Stone, M.A.: A quantitative study of perceptions of female Air Force leaders, (2008)

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
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Saslow, L.: Board Renewing Searches By Trained Dogs at School, (2007)

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in square brackets:

This sentence cites one reference [1].
This sentence cites two references [1, 2].
This sentence cites four references [1–4].

About the journal

Full journal titleJahresbericht der Deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung
AbbreviationJahresber. Dtsch. Math.-Ver.
ISSN (print)0012-0456
ISSN (online)1869-7135
Scope

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