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
Brody H. Cancer. Nature. 2014 May 29;509(7502):S49.
A journal article with 2 authors
Poon AC, Ferrell JE Jr. Systems biology. A clock with a flip switch. Science. 2007 Nov 2;318(5851):757–8.
A journal article with 3 authors
Johnson ZL, Cheong C-G, Lee S-Y. Crystal structure of a concentrative nucleoside transporter from Vibrio cholerae at 2.4 Å. Nature. 2012 Mar 11;483(7390):489–93.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
Sakulkhu U, Mahmoudi M, Maurizi L, Salaklang J, Hofmann H. Protein corona composition of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles with various physico-chemical properties and coatings. Sci Rep. 2014 May 21;4:5020.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Moe TM, Chubb JE. Liberating Learning. San Francisco, CA, USA: Jossey-Bass; 2009.
An edited book
Campbell HEAE. Modular Invariant Theory. Wehlau DL, editor. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2011. XIV, 234 p. (Encyclopaedia of Mathematical Sciences; vol. 139).
A chapter in an edited book
Thedéen T. SETTING THE STAGE: THE VULNERABILITY OF CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURES. In: Frolov KV, Baecher GB, editors. Protection of Civilian Infrastructure from Acts of Terrorism. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2006. p. 33–40. (NATO Security through Science Series).

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
Andrew E. Why The $100m Alien Listening Project May Be A Huge Waste Of Time [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2015 [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. The Management and Operation of the Runaway Youth Program Administered by the Administration for Children, Youth, and Families, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1978 Mar. Report No.: 105325.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Gravano A. Turn-taking and affirmative cue words in task-oriented dialogue [Doctoral dissertation]. [New York, NY]: Columbia University; 2009.

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
McKINLEY JC Jr, Southall A, Baker AL. In the South Bronx, Lives Derailed by Guns. New York Times. 2017 Apr 6;A28.

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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