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
Vega-Villa, K. (2014). Biodiversity: Ecuador deters protection efforts. Science (New York, N.Y.), 343(6168), 248.
A journal article with 2 authors
Xu, B., & Tao, N. J. (2003). Measurement of single-molecule resistance by repeated formation of molecular junctions. Science (New York, N.Y.), 301(5637), 1221–1223.
A journal article with 3 authors
Sowers, T., Alley, R. B., & Jubenville, J. (2003). Ice core records of atmospheric N2O covering the last 106,000 years. Science (New York, N.Y.), 301(5635), 945–948.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Akkerman, H. B., Blom, P. W. M., de Leeuw, D. M., & de Boer, B. (2006). Towards molecular electronics with large-area molecular junctions. Nature, 441(7089), 69–72.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Wagner, D. (2012). Trading ETFs. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
An edited book
Rattigan-Rohr, J. (Ed.). (2012). It Takes a Village: A Collaborative Assault on the Struggling Reader Dilemma. SensePublishers.
A chapter in an edited book
Ackerman, S. J. (2012). Eosinophil Biology in the Pathogenesis of Eosinophilic Disorders. In C. A. Liacouras & J. E. Markowitz (Eds.), Eosinophilic Esophagitis (pp. 39–70). Humana Press.

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
Andrew, E. (2014, June 6). Researchers Are Developing A Portable HIV DNA Test. 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. (2012). Information Technology Reform: Progress Made; More Needs to Be Done to Complete Actions and Measure Results (GAO-12-461). 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
Shibata, C. L. (2017). Building positive body image in adolescent girls: An evaluation of a body image prevention program [Doctoral dissertation]. California State University, Long Beach.

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
Kishkovsky, S. (2006, August 22). In Moscow, A Museum Shows Off Its Stars. New York Times, E4.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Vega-Villa, 2014).
This sentence cites two references (Vega-Villa, 2014; Xu & Tao, 2003).

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

  • Two authors: (Xu & Tao, 2003)
  • Three authors: (Sowers et al., 2003)
  • 6 or more authors: (Akkerman et al., 2006)

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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