How to format your references using the Stomatološki vjesnik (Stomatological Review) citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Stomatološki vjesnik (Stomatological Review). 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
Chambers SA. Surface Science. Stability at the surface. Science. 2014 Dec 5;346(6214):1186–7.
A journal article with 2 authors
Jin HJ, Weissmüller J. A material with electrically tunable strength and flow stress. Science. 2011 Jun 3;332(6034):1179–82.
A journal article with 3 authors
Ni S, Kanamori H, Helmberger D. Seismology: energy radiation from the Sumatra earthquake. Nature. 2005 Mar 31;434(7033):582.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
Matsuda T, Horikawa K, Saito K, Nagai T. Highlighted Ca2+ imaging with a genetically encoded “caged” indicator. Sci Rep. 2013;3:1398.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Brown M, Cutler TJ. Haematology Nursing. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.; 2012.
An edited book
Assens C. Networks Governance, Partnership Management and Coalitions Federation. Lemeur AC, editor. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK; 2016. X, 76 p. (Governance and Public Management).
A chapter in an edited book
Galtung J, Fischer D. Cultural Violence. In: Fischer D, editor. Johan Galtung: Pioneer of Peace Research. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2013. p. 41–58. (SpringerBriefs on Pioneers in Science and Practice).

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 Stomatološki vjesnik (Stomatological Review).

Blog post
Taub B. Scientists May Have Finally Explained Déjà Vu [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2016 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from:


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. Coordination, Policy Development, and Implementation for International Telecommunications Facilities. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1978 Aug. Report No.: 106775.

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
Pan Y. Long-Term Effects of Higher-Quality Early Childhood Education for At-Risk Children on Their Later Development and Resilience [Doctoral dissertation]. [Chapel Hill, NC]: University of North Carolina; 2010.

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
Wagner J. Collins, Nearing a Mets Milestone, Is Still Enjoying the Journey. New York Times. 2017 May 15;D3.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in parentheses:

This sentence cites one reference (1).
This sentence cites two references (1,2).
This sentence cites four references (1–4).

About the journal

Full journal titleStomatološki vjesnik (Stomatological Review)
ISSN (print)0350-5499
ISSN (online)2233-1794

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