How to format your references using the Acta Haematologica Polonica citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Acta Haematologica Polonica. 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.
EndNoteDownload the output style file
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]
Reich ES. Online reputations: Best face forward. Nature 2011;473:138–9.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Miller L, Douglas BC. Mass and volume contributions to twentieth-century global sea level rise. Nature 2004;428:406–9.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Loughlin PC, Willows RD, Chen M. In vitro conversion of vinyl to formyl groups in naturally occurring chlorophylls. Sci Rep 2014;4:6069.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Gurumurthy S, Xie SZ, Alagesan B, Kim J, Yusuf RZ, Saez B, et al. The Lkb1 metabolic sensor maintains haematopoietic stem cell survival. Nature 2010;468:659–63.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Thiselton AC. 1 & 2 Thessalonians: Through the Centuries. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell; 2010.
An edited book
[1]
Ostafin BD, Robinson MD, Meier BP, editors. Handbook of Mindfulness and Self-Regulation. 1st ed. 2015. New York, NY: Springer; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Kammer JA. Ciliary Body as a Therapeutic Target. In: Samples JR, Ahmed IIK, editors. Surgical Innovations in Glaucoma, New York, NY: Springer; 2014, p. 45–59.

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 Acta Haematologica Polonica.

Blog post
[1]
Carpineti A. Chaotic Orbit Of Halley’s Comet Explained. IFLScience 2016. https://www.iflscience.com/space/chaotic-orbit-of-halleys-comet-explained/ (accessed October 30, 2018).

Reports

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. Programs for Land-Grant Schools. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1996.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Beck NA. Mobile Apps for Cognitive Restructuring: A Review and Comparative Analysis. Doctoral dissertation. Pepperdine 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
[1]
Kleinfield NR, Fitzsimmons EG. Friends and Work Colleagues Remembering Lives Lost in the Metro-North Crash. New York Times 2015:A22.

In-text citations

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

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 titleActa Haematologica Polonica
AbbreviationActa Haematol. Pol.
ISSN (print)0001-5814
ScopeHematology
Oncology

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