How to format your references using the Journal of High Technology Management Research citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of High Technology Management Research. 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.
EndNoteDownload the output style file
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
Baliga, N. S. (2008). Systems biology. The scale of prediction. Science (New York, N.Y.), 320(5881), 1297–1298.
A journal article with 2 authors
Wolf, A., & Anderegg, W. R. L. (2011). Comment on “Changes in climatic water balance drive downhill shifts in plant species’ optimum elevations.” Science (New York, N.Y.), 334(6053), 177; author reply 177.
A journal article with 3 authors
Sparks, R. S. J., Biggs, J., & Neuberg, J. W. (2012). Geophysics. Monitoring volcanoes. Science (New York, N.Y.), 335(6074), 1310–1311.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Huang, P., Feng, L., Oldham, E. A., Keating, M. J., & Plunkett, W. (2000). Superoxide dismutase as a target for the selective killing of cancer cells. Nature, 407(6802), 390–395.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Venkat, S., & Baird, S. (2016). Liquidity Risk Management. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
An edited book
Dwyer, A., Ball, M., & Crofts, T. (Eds.). (2016). Queering Criminology. Palgrave Macmillan UK.
A chapter in an edited book
Trautschold, M., & Mazo, G. (2010). Sync Your iPad with iTunes. In G. Mazo (Ed.), iPad Made Simple (pp. 97–145). Apress.

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 High Technology Management Research.

Blog post
Hale, T. (2017, March 14). Colorful Murals Cover A 1,000-Year-Old Chinese Tomb. 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. (1987). University Funding: Information on the Role of Peer Review at NSF and NIH (RCED-87-87FS). 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
Yasa, S. R. (2017). Visual Basic Simulation of H2S Removal from Natural Gas at Downhole in an Extraction Well [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
Bittman, M. (2012, December 14). Feast in a Day. New York Times, MM38.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Baliga, 2008).
This sentence cites two references (Baliga, 2008; Wolf & Anderegg, 2011).

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

  • Two authors: (Wolf & Anderegg, 2011)
  • Three authors: (Sparks et al., 2012)
  • 6 or more authors: (Huang et al., 2000)

About the journal

Full journal titleJournal of High Technology Management Research
ISSN (print)1047-8310
ScopeManagement of Technology and Innovation
Strategy and Management
Computer Science Applications
Information Systems and Management

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