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
Clarke, T. (2003). Infection risk puts the brakes on Canada’s biomedical research. Nature, 422(6933), 652.
A journal article with 2 authors
Erdélyi, R., & Fedun, V. (2007). Are there Alfvén waves in the solar atmosphere? Science (New York, N.Y.), 318(5856), 1572–1574.
A journal article with 3 authors
Moreno, E., Basler, K., & Morata, G. (2002). Cells compete for decapentaplegic survival factor to prevent apoptosis in Drosophila wing development. Nature, 416(6882), 755–759.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Nikolov, N., Sing, D. K., Fortney, J. J., Goyal, J. M., Drummond, B., Evans, T. M., Gibson, N. P., De Mooij, E. J. W., Rustamkulov, Z., Wakeford, H. R., Smalley, B., Burgasser, A. J., Hellier, C., Helling, C., Mayne, N. J., Madhusudhan, N., Kataria, T., Baines, J., Carter, A. L., … Spake, J. J. (2018). An absolute sodium abundance for a cloud-free “hot Saturn” exoplanet. Nature, 557(7706), 526–529.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Gadd, K. (2016). TRIZ für Ingenieure. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA.
An edited book
Demazeau, Y., Pěchoucěk, M., Corchado, J. M., & Pérez, J. B. (Eds.). (2011). Advances on Practical Applications of Agents and Multiagent Systems: 9th International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multiagent Systems (Vol. 88). Springer.
A chapter in an edited book
Diakite, I., & Chen-Charpentier, B. M. (2015). Effects of a Discrete Time Delay on an HIV Pandemic. In G. O. Tost & O. Vasilieva (Eds.), Analysis, Modelling, Optimization, and Numerical Techniques: ICAMI, San Andres Island, Colombia, November 2013 (pp. 57–73). 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. (2014, November 3). Lone Porcupine Skillfully Defends Himself Against 17 Hungry Lions. 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. (2015). NASA: Assessments of Selected Large-Scale Projects [Reissued on March 26, 2015] (GAO-15-320SP). 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
Kellogg, A. (2010). Hospital Lean and Six Sigma: Is there a financial benefit? [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
Walsh, M. W. (2016, February 2). How Free Electricity Helped Dig $9 Billion Hole in Puerto Rico. 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 (Clarke, 2003).
This sentence cites two references (Clarke, 2003; Erdélyi & Fedun, 2007).

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

  • Two authors: (Erdélyi & Fedun, 2007)
  • Three authors: (Moreno et al., 2002)
  • 6 or more authors: (Nikolov et al., 2018)

About the journal

Full journal titleMitteilungen Klosterneuburg
ISSN (print)0007-5922

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