How to format your references using the Journal of International Entrepreneurship citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of International Entrepreneurship. 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
Smaglik P (2005) Job movements. Nature 433:901
A journal article with 2 authors
Pouille F, Scanziani M (2004) Routing of spike series by dynamic circuits in the hippocampus. Nature 429:717–723
A journal article with 3 authors
Swiontek SE, Pulsifer DP, Lakhtakia A (2013) Optical sensing of analytes in aqueous solutions with a multiple surface-plasmon-polariton-wave platform. Sci Rep 3:1409
A journal article with 5 or more authors
Parikshak NN, Swarup V, Belgard TG, et al (2018) Author Correction: Genome-wide changes in lncRNA, splicing, and regional gene expression patterns in autism. Nature 560:E30

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Michael E, Gillian H, Stefan K, Alex L (2012) Gramsci. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Oxford, UK
An edited book
Cuenca P, Orozco-Barbosa L (eds) (2006) Personal Wireless Communications: IFIP TC6 11th International Conference, PWC 2006, Albacete, Spain, September 20-22, 2006. Proceedings. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
A chapter in an edited book
Ding J, Challa VR, Prasad MG, Fisher FT (2013) Vibration Energy Harvesting and Its Application for Nano- and Microrobotics. In: Guo Y (ed) Selected Topics in Micro/Nano-robotics for Biomedical Applications. Springer, New York, NY, pp 59–83

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 International Entrepreneurship.

Blog post
Andrew E (2015) Studying Tooth Enamel Nanostructure May Lead To Less Time With The Dentist’s Drill. In: IFLScience. Accessed 30 Oct 2018

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
Government Accountability Office (2014) Federal Student Loans: Better Oversight Could Improve Defaulted Loan Rehabilitation. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Carpenter DM (2009) Understanding the effect of conflicting information on medication adherence for vasculitis patients. Doctoral dissertation, University of North Carolina

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
Saslow L (2007) Village Wants Restaurant Wastewater Degreased. New York Times 14LI2

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Smaglik 2005).
This sentence cites two references (Pouille and Scanziani 2004; Smaglik 2005).

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

  • Two authors: (Pouille and Scanziani 2004)
  • Three or more authors: (Parikshak et al. 2018)

About the journal

Full journal titleJournal of International Entrepreneurship
AbbreviationJ. Int. Entrep..
ISSN (print)1570-7385
ISSN (online)1573-7349
ScopeBusiness, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)

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