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
Fiset, S. (2010). Comment on “Differential sensitivity to human communication in dogs, wolves, and human infants.” Science (New York, N.Y.), 329(5988), 142; author reply 142.
A journal article with 2 authors
Deeks, S. G., & Barré-Sinoussi, F. (2012). Public health: Towards a cure for HIV. Nature, 487(7407), 293–294.
A journal article with 3 authors
Aravanis, A. M., Pyle, J. L., & Tsien, R. W. (2003). Single synaptic vesicles fusing transiently and successively without loss of identity. Nature, 423(6940), 643–647.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Salzberg, S. L., White, O., Peterson, J., & Eisen, J. A. (2001). Microbial genes in the human genome: lateral transfer or gene loss? Science (New York, N.Y.), 292(5523), 1903–1906.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Griskey, R. G. (2005). Transport Phenomena and Unit Operations. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
An edited book
Chattot, J. J. (2015). Theoretical and Applied Aerodynamics: and Related Numerical Methods (M. M. Hafez, Ed.). Springer Netherlands.
A chapter in an edited book
Gorkič, P. (2016). The (F)utility of Privacy Laws: The Case of Drones? In A. Završnik (Ed.), Drones and Unmanned Aerial Systems: Legal and Social Implications for Security and Surveillance (pp. 69–81). 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 Mitteilungen Klosterneuburg.

Blog post
Andrew, E. (2015, May 19). Panda Guts Have Failed To Evolve With Bamboo Diet. 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. (1989). ADP Systems: SSA Efforts in Implementing Its Field Office Modernization (IMTEC-89-45). 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
Koonin, L. M. (2013). Acceptability of pharmacies serving as primary dispensers of antiviral drugs during an influenza pandemic: Perspectives of pharmacy executives [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
Brantley, B. (2016, September 30). A High-Tech Head Trip Through an Amazon Labyrinth. New York Times, C1.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Fiset, 2010).
This sentence cites two references (Deeks & Barré-Sinoussi, 2012; Fiset, 2010).

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

  • Two authors: (Deeks & Barré-Sinoussi, 2012)
  • Three authors: (Aravanis et al., 2003)
  • 6 or more authors: (Salzberg et al., 2001)

About the journal

Full journal titleMitteilungen Klosterneuburg
ISSN (print)0007-5922

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