How to format your references using the Sociologie du travail citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Sociologie du travail. 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.
EndNoteDownload the output style file
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
Abbott, A., 2000. One for all--and all for one. Nature 405, 728.
A journal article with 2 authors
Odorizzi, P.M., Wherry, E.J., 2013. Immunology. An interferon paradox. Science 340, 155–156.
A journal article with 3 authors
King, J.-R., Bekinschtein, T., Dehaene, S., 2011. Comment on “Preserved feedforward but impaired top-down processes in the vegetative state.” Science 334, 1203; author reply 1203.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
Luo, W., Wang, X., Meyers, C., Wannenmacher, N., Sirisaksoontorn, W., Lerner, M.M., Ji, X., 2013. Efficient fabrication of nanoporous si and Si/Ge enabled by a heat scavenger in magnesiothermic reactions. Sci. Rep. 3, 2222.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Doyle, J.F., 2005. Modern Experimental Stress Analysis. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK.
An edited book
Preneel, B., Tavares, S. (Eds.), 2006. Selected Areas in Cryptography: 12th International Workshop, SAC 2005, Kingston, ON, Canada, August 11-12, 2005, Revised Selected Papers, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.
A chapter in an edited book
Doicu, A., Schuh, R., Wriedt, T., 2008. Scattering by particles on or near a plane surface, in: Kokhanovsky, A.A. (Ed.), Light Scattering Reviews 3: Light Scattering and Reflection. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 109–130.

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 Sociologie du travail.

Blog post
Fang, J., 2016. Ancient Mammal-Like Reptiles Sprouted Whiskers [WWW Document]. IFLScience. URL (accessed 10.30.18).


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, 1996. FCC: Provision of Roaming Services by Commercial Mobile Radio Service Providers (No. OGC-96-39). 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
Kaminsky, E., 2006. Schumann’s Op. 14: Original, Revised and Edited (“Concerto without Orchestra” versus Piano Sonata No. 3) (Doctoral dissertation). University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

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
Kishkovsky, S., Herszenhorn, D.M., 2012. Punk Band’s Moscow Trial Offers Platform for Orthodox Protesters. New York Times A11.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Abbott, 2000).
This sentence cites two references (Abbott, 2000; Odorizzi and Wherry, 2013).

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

  • Two authors: (Odorizzi and Wherry, 2013)
  • Three or more authors: (Luo et al., 2013)

About the journal

Full journal titleSociologie du travail
AbbreviationSociol. Trav.
ISSN (print)0038-0296
ScopeIndustrial relations
Sociology and Political Science

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