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
Holmes, D. (2015). A disease of growth. Nature, 521(7551), S2-3.
A journal article with 2 authors
Goldblatt, C., & Zahnle, K. J. (2011). Faint young Sun paradox remains. Nature, 474(7349), E3-4; discussion E4-5.
A journal article with 3 authors
Dloniak, S. M., French, J. A., & Holekamp, K. E. (2006). Rank-related maternal effects of androgens on behaviour in wild spotted hyaenas. Nature, 440(7088), 1190–1193.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Dadosh, T., Gordin, Y., Krahne, R., Khivrich, I., Mahalu, D., Frydman, V., Sperling, J., Yacoby, A., & Bar-Joseph, I. (2005). Measurement of the conductance of single conjugated molecules. Nature, 436(7051), 677–680.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Morgan, A. (2009). Eating the Big Fish. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
An edited book
Fletcher, L. (Ed.). (2016). Popular Fiction and Spatiality: Reading Genre Settings. Palgrave Macmillan US.
A chapter in an edited book
Malinowska, A. B., & Torres, D. F. M. (2014). Conclusion. In D. F. M. Torres (Ed.), Quantum Variational Calculus (pp. 79–81). 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
Carpineti, A. (2017, February 23). New Planetary Model Suggests More Gas Giant Planets Are Yet To Be Found. 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. (2009). National Airspace System: FAA Reauthorization Issues are Critical to System Transformation and Operations (GAO-09-377T). 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
Zou, X. (2014). Magneto-optical properties of ferromagnetic nanostructures on modified nanosphere templates [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
Greenhouse, L. (2005, September 28). JUSTICES TAKE ON SPENDING LIMITS FOR CANDIDATES. New York Times, A1.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Holmes, 2015).
This sentence cites two references (Goldblatt & Zahnle, 2011; Holmes, 2015).

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

  • Two authors: (Goldblatt & Zahnle, 2011)
  • Three authors: (Dloniak et al., 2006)
  • 6 or more authors: (Dadosh et al., 2005)

About the journal

Full journal titleMitteilungen Klosterneuburg
ISSN (print)0007-5922

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