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
Shelach G. Anthropology. On the invention of pottery. Science. 2012 Jun 29;336(6089):1644–5.
A journal article with 2 authors
Wicherts JM, Scholten AZ. Comment on “Poverty impedes cognitive function.” Science. 2013 Dec 6;342(6163):1169.
A journal article with 3 authors
Omabegho T, Sha R, Seeman NC. A bipedal DNA Brownian motor with coordinated legs. Science. 2009 Apr 3;324(5923):67–71.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
Barrangou R, Fremaux C, Deveau H, Richards M, Boyaval P, Moineau S, et al. CRISPR provides acquired resistance against viruses in prokaryotes. Science. 2007 Mar 23;315(5819):1709–12.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Zaragoza Dörwald F. Side Reactions in Organic Synthesis. Weinheim, FRG: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA; 2004.
An edited book
Kessel D, Ray C, editors. Transcatheter Embolization and Therapy. London: Springer; 2009. XX, 506 p. (Techniques in Interventional Radiology).
A chapter in an edited book
Pufahl L, Herzberg N, Meyer A, Weske M. Flexible Batch Configuration in Business Processes Based on Events. In: Franch X, Ghose AK, Lewis GA, Bhiri S, editors. Service-Oriented Computing: 12th International Conference, ICSOC 2014, Paris, France, November 3-6, 2014 Proceedings. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2014. p. 63–78. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science).

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
Luntz S. Nitrogen-Fed Bacteria Could Power Our Future. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2015.


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. Rail Security: TSA Improved Risk Assessment but Could Further Improve Training and Information Sharing. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2011 Jun. Report No.: GAO-11-688T.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Holby N. School Counselors and Their Experiences Implementing Comprehensive Programs [Doctoral dissertation]. [Minneapolis, MN]: Capella University; 2017.

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
Kelly C. Three Win Grant to Start Online Paper. New York Times. 2007 May 27;WE5.

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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