How to format your references using the Mitteilungen Klosterneuburg citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Mitteilungen Klosterneuburg. 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
Narain, S. (2012). Sanitation for all. Nature, 486(7402), 185.
A journal article with 2 authors
Walczyk, T., & von Blanckenburg, F. (2002). Natural iron isotope variations in human blood. Science (New York, N.Y.), 295(5562), 2065–2066.
A journal article with 3 authors
Makovicky, P. J., Apesteguía, S., & Agnolín, F. L. (2005). The earliest dromaeosaurid theropod from South America. Nature, 437(7061), 1007–1011.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Chiba, D., Sawicki, M., Nishitani, Y., Nakatani, Y., Matsukura, F., & Ohno, H. (2008). Magnetization vector manipulation by electric fields. Nature, 455(7212), 515–518.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Lin, X. S. (2006). Introductory Stochastic Analysis for Finance and Insurance: Lin/Introductory. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
An edited book
Vrajitoru, D. (2014). Practical Analysis of Algorithms (W. Knight, Ed.). Cham: Springer International Publishing.
A chapter in an edited book
Zhang, Z., Ye, Q., Law, R., & Li, Y. (2009). Automatic Detection of Subjective Sentences Based on Chinese Subjective Patterns. In Y. Shi, S. Wang, Y. Peng, J. Li, & Y. Zeng (Eds.), Cutting-Edge Research Topics on Multiple Criteria Decision Making: 20th International Conference, MCDM 2009, Chengdu/Jiuzhaigou, China, June 21-26, 2009. Proceedings (pp. 29–36). Berlin, Heidelberg: 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 Mitteilungen Klosterneuburg.

Blog post
Andrew, E. (2015, August 12). Night Sky Puts On A Meteor Shower To Celebrate Rosetta’s Closest Approach To The Sun. Retrieved October 30, 2018, from IFLScience website:


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. (1980). Need for Improved Management and Increased Sharing of Computer Resources at the San Antonio Data Services Center (No. FGMSD-80-82). Washington, DC: 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
Solomon, R. B. (2017). Analysis of Emergency Responder Preparedness to Active Shooter Incidents in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, and Riverside Counties (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA.

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
STEVEN LEE MYERS; Sophia Kishkovsky contributed reporting from Moscow for this article, & Judith Miller From. (2005, May 19). Russian Denies Receiving Rights To Sell Oil from Saddam Hussein. New York Times, p. A12.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Narain, 2012).
This sentence cites two references (Narain, 2012; Walczyk & von Blanckenburg, 2002).

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

  • Two authors: (Walczyk & von Blanckenburg, 2002)
  • Three authors: (Makovicky, Apesteguía, & Agnolín, 2005)
  • 6 or more authors: (Chiba et al., 2008)

About the journal

Full journal titleMitteilungen Klosterneuburg
ISSN (print)0007-5922

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