How to format your references using the Vodohospodářské technicko-ekonomické informace (English) citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Vodohospodářské technicko-ekonomické informace (English) (VTEI). 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
[1] SMAGLIK, P. Blurred vision. Nature. 2002, vol. 420, no. 6916 Suppl, pp. A19, A21, A23. ISSN 0028-0836.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1] ROBERTSON, W.H. and M.A. JOHNSON. Chemistry. Caught in the act of dissolution. Science (New York, N.Y.). 2002, vol. 298, no. 5591, p. 69. ISSN 1095-9203.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1] IZUMIKAWA, T., B. SATO, and H. KITAGAWA. Chondroitin sulfate is indispensable for pluripotency and differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells. Scientific reports. 2014, vol. 4, p. 3701. ISSN 2045-2322.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
[1] TAKEHARA, H., A. NAGAOKA, J. NOGUCHI, et al. Lab-on-a-brain: implantable micro-optical fluidic devices for neural cell analysis in vivo. Scientific reports. 2014, vol. 4, p. 6721. ISSN 2045-2322.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1] KLÖPFFER, W. Verhalten und Abbau von Umweltchemikalien. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, 2012. ISBN 9783527672110.
An edited book
[1] ZANZOTTO, F.M., S. TSUMOTO, N. TAATGEN, et al., eds. Brain Informatics: International Conference, BI 2012, Macau, China, December 4-7, 2012. Proceedings. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 2012. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. ISBN 9783642351389.
A chapter in an edited book
[1] HESS, L. The Meaning of Normativity of Meaning. In: M. ARASZKIEWICZ, P. BANAŚ, T. GIZBERT-STUDNICKI, et al., eds. Problems of Normativity, Rules and Rule-Following. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2015, Law and Philosophy Library, p. 57–66. ISBN 9783319093741.

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 Vodohospodářské technicko-ekonomické informace (English).

Blog post
[1] CARPINETI, A. Runaway Black Hole Might Have Been Propelled By Gravitational Waves. IFLScience [online]. 23. March 2017 [accessed. 30. October 2018]. Retrieved 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
[1] GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE. Need To Remove More Low-Cost, Low-Usage Items From Inventories. B-133118. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. 1971.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1] REICH, J.C. An iterative feature perturbation method for gene selection from microarray data. Tampa, FL, 2010. Doctoral dissertation. University of South Florida.

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
[1] BILEFSKY, D. Romania Votes on Whether to Remove Its President. New York Times. 2012, p. A5.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in square brackets:

This sentence cites one reference [2].
This sentence cites two references [2, 4].
This sentence cites four references [2, 4, 6, 8].

About the journal

Full journal titleVodohospodářské technicko-ekonomické informace (English)
ISSN (print)0322-8916
ISSN (online)1805-6555

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