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
Breaker, R. R. (2008). Complex riboswitches. Science (New York, N.Y.), 319(5871), 1795–1797.
A journal article with 2 authors
Fender, R., & Belloni, T. (2012). Stellar-mass black holes and ultraluminous x-ray sources. Science (New York, N.Y.), 337(6094), 540–544.
A journal article with 3 authors
Dian, B. C., Longarte, A., & Zwier, T. S. (2002). Conformational dynamics in a dipeptide after single-mode vibrational excitation. Science (New York, N.Y.), 296(5577), 2369–2373.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Boettger, T., Hübner, C. A., Maier, H., Rust, M. B., Beck, F. X., & Jentsch, T. J. (2002). Deafness and renal tubular acidosis in mice lacking the K-Cl co-transporter Kcc4. Nature, 416(6883), 874–878.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Ramirez, J. (2011). Handbook of Corporate Equity Derivatives and Equity Capital Markets. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
An edited book
Beziau, J.-Y. (Ed.). (2005). Logica Universalis: Towards a General Theory of Logic. Birkhäuser.
A chapter in an edited book
Wust, J., Grund, M., & Plattner, H. (2015). Dynamic Query Prioritization for In-Memory Databases. In A. Jagatheesan, J. Levandoski, T. Neumann, & A. Pavlo (Eds.), In Memory Data Management and Analysis: First and Second International Workshops, IMDM 2013, Riva del Garda, Italy, August 26, 2013, IMDM 2014, Hongzhou, China, September 1, 2014, Revised Selected Papers (pp. 56–68). 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 Journal of Global Fashion Marketing.

Blog post
Hale, T. (2016, October 25). These Colorful Maps Show That River Basins Are Surprisingly Interesting. 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. (1978). Concurrent Development and Production of MK-12A Reentry Vehicle (PSAD-79-2). 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
Cao, L. (2017). Mathematical Modeling of Long-Term Productivity of Hydraulic- and HEG- Fractured Wells in Ultra-Low Permeability Reservoirs [Doctoral dissertation]. University of Louisiana.

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
Marx, L. (2014, June 1). After the Guests Have Left. New York Times, ST13.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Breaker, 2008).
This sentence cites two references (Breaker, 2008; Fender & Belloni, 2012).

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

  • Two authors: (Fender & Belloni, 2012)
  • Three authors: (Dian et al., 2002)
  • 6 or more authors: (Boettger 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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