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
Walters HRJ. Physics. Antimatter atomic physics. Science. 2010 Nov 5;330(6005):762–3.
A journal article with 2 authors
Hewak D, Gholipour B. Materials science. Primed to remember. Science. 2012 Jun 22;336(6088):1515–6.
A journal article with 3 authors
Baram M, Chatain D, Kaplan WD. Nanometer-thick equilibrium films: the interface between thermodynamics and atomistics. Science. 2011 Apr 8;332(6026):206–9.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
Köhler R, Tredicucci A, Beltram F, Beere HE, Linfield EH, Davies AG, et al. Terahertz semiconductor-heterostructure laser. Nature. 2002 May 9;417(6885):156–9.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Vaseghi SV. Advanced Digital Signal Processing and Noise Reduction. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2001.
An edited book
Stanković RS. From Boolean Logic to Switching Circuits and Automata: Towards Modern Information Technology. Astola J, editor. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2011. XVIII, 212 p. 135 illus., 70 illus. in color. (Studies in Computational Intelligence; vol. 335).
A chapter in an edited book
Mokam D. US and the Democratic Process in Cameroon from 1990 to 2013. In: Burt S, Añorve DA, editors. Global Perspectives on US Democratization Efforts: From the Outside In. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan US; 2016. p. 69–88.

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
Fang J. Suicidal Bee With No Stinger Bites Down Until It Dies [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2014 [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. Army Training: Improvements Are Needed in 5-Ton Truck Driver Training and Supervision. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2001 Apr. Report No.: GAO-01-436.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Nguyen JR. Staging Vietnamese America: Music and the performance of Vietnamese American identities [Doctoral dissertation]. [Bloomington, IN]: Indiana University; 2012.

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. Mets Fall Again, and Bruce Is Pulled During Rally. New York Times. 2016 Sep 21;B9.

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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