How to format your references using the Journal of Global Fashion Marketing citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Global Fashion 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
Ahmed, F. (2010). Health: Edible advice. Nature, 468(7327), S10-2.
A journal article with 2 authors
Vijg, J., & Campisi, J. (2008). Puzzles, promises and a cure for ageing. Nature, 454(7208), 1065–1071.
A journal article with 3 authors
Linnartz, H., Verdes, D., & Maier, J. P. (2002). Rotationally resolved infrared spectrum of the charge transfer complex [Ar-N2]+. Science (New York, N.Y.), 297(5584), 1166–1167.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Ge, B., Gram, H., Di Padova, F., Huang, B., New, L., Ulevitch, R. J., Luo, Y., & Han, J. (2002). MAPKK-independent activation of p38alpha mediated by TAB1-dependent autophosphorylation of p38alpha. Science (New York, N.Y.), 295(5558), 1291–1294.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Aldridge, P., & O’Dwyer, L. (2013). Practical Emergency and Critical Care Veterinary Nursing. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
An edited book
Nicholls, S. J., & Crowe, T. (Eds.). (2014). Imaging Coronary Atherosclerosis. Springer.
A chapter in an edited book
Shim, S., & Ming, G.-L. (2007). Signaling of Secreted Semaphorins in Growth Cone Steering. In R. J. Pasterkamp (Ed.), Semaphorins: Receptor and Intracellular Signaling Mechanisms (pp. 52–60). Springer.

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 Journal of Global Fashion Marketing.

Blog post
Fang, J. (2014, September 27). Sea Turtles Sense Seasons Through Skylights In Their Skulls. IFLScience; IFLScience.


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. (1990). Automated Systems: Legislative Branch’s Efforts in Sharing Payroll/Personnel Systems (IMTEC-90-20). 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
Lefebvre, K. (2017). Racial Prejudice, Individualism, and Political Identity: Understanding the Forty-Year Trend of Anti-Welfare Spending Preferences [Doctoral dissertation]. Southern Illinois 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
Shpigel, B. (2016, December 23). Pro Football; Bowles Hospitalized, and He May Not Coach. New York Times, D4.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Ahmed, 2010).
This sentence cites two references (Ahmed, 2010; Vijg & Campisi, 2008).

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

  • Two authors: (Vijg & Campisi, 2008)
  • Three authors: (Linnartz et al., 2002)
  • 6 or more authors: (Ge et al., 2002)

About the journal

Full journal titleJournal of Global Fashion Marketing
AbbreviationJ. Glob. Fashion Mark.
ISSN (print)2093-2685
ISSN (online)2325-4483
ScopeManagement of Technology and Innovation
Strategy and Management
Cultural Studies

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