How to format your references using the Advances in Manufacturing citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Advances in Manufacturing. 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
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Rogers CS (2000) Confounding factors in coral reef recovery. Science 289:391b
A journal article with 2 authors
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Rejec T, Meir Y (2006) Magnetic impurity formation in quantum point contacts. Nature 442:900–903
A journal article with 3 authors
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Nelson WA, Bjørnstad ON, Yamanaka T (2013) Recurrent insect outbreaks caused by temperature-driven changes in system stability. Science 341:796–799
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Nelson C, Goto S, Lund K, et al (2003) Srb10/Cdk8 regulates yeast filamentous growth by phosphorylating the transcription factor Ste12. Nature 421:187–190

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
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Lau JYF (2011) An Introduction to Critical Thinking and Creativity. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ
An edited book
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Hiddemann W (2016) Handbook of Acute Leukemia. Springer International Publishing, Cham
A chapter in an edited book
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Prieto VM, Álvarez M, López-García R, Cacheda F (2012) Analysis and Detection of Web Spam by Means of Web Content. In: Salampasis M, Larsen B (eds) Multidisciplinary Information Retrieval: 5th Information Retrieval Facility Conference, IRFC 2012, Vienna, Austria, July 2-3, 2012 Proceedings. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp 43–57

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 Advances in Manufacturing.

Blog post
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Andrew D (2015) How To Make Chocolate Appear Out Of Thin Air. In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/brain/how-make-chocolate-appear-out-thin-air/. Accessed 30 Oct 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
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Government Accountability Office (1989) Space Shuttle: Follow-up Evaluation of NASA’s Solid Rocket Motor Procurement. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
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Ugwu RI (2012) Perceptions of elementary teachers from an urban school district in Southern California regarding their inquiry-based science instructional practices, assessment methods, and professional development. Doctoral dissertation, Pepperdine University

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
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Quain JR (2016) Carmakers Employ Technology to Give Vehicles Well-Tuned Interiors. New York Times B3

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 titleAdvances in Manufacturing
AbbreviationAdv. Manuf.
ISSN (print)2095-3127
ISSN (online)2195-3597
ScopeIndustrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanics of Materials
Polymers and Plastics

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