How to format your references using the Alergologia Polska- Polish Journal of Allergology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Alergologia Polska- Polish Journal of Allergology. 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]
Parthasarathy H. From scepticism to acceptance. Nature 2002;419:4–6.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Teotónio H, Rose MR. Variation in the reversibility of evolution. Nature 2000;408:463–6.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Taylor JP, Hardy J, Fischbeck KH. Toxic proteins in neurodegenerative disease. Science 2002;296:1991–5.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Geldner N, Friml J, Stierhof YD, Jürgens G, Palme K. Auxin transport inhibitors block PIN1 cycling and vesicle trafficking. Nature 2001;413:425–8.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Quinlan J, VanderBrug J. Gender Lens Investing. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2016.
An edited book
[1]
Patt-Shamir B, Ekim T, editors. Structural Information and Communication Complexity: 17th International Colloquium, SIROCCO 2010, Şirince, Turkey, June 7-11, 2010. Proceedings. vol. 6058. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2010.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Alam T, Lee PS, Jin L-W. Comparison of Flow Boiling Characteristics Between Microgap and Microchannel. In: Lee PS, Jin L, editors. Flow Boiling in Microgap Channels: Experiment, Visualization and Analysis, New York, NY: Springer; 2014, p. 21–8.

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 Alergologia Polska- Polish Journal of Allergology.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. Can Bad Posture Give You A Hunchback? IFLScience 2016. https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/can-bad-posture-give-you-hunchback/ (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. Customs Service Modernization: Actions Initiated to Correct ACE Management and Technical Weaknesses. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1999.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Greene GL. An Analysis of the Comparison between Classroom Grades Earned with a Standards-Based Grading System and Grade-Level Assessment Scores as Measured by the Missouri Assessment Program. Doctoral dissertation. Lindenwood University, 2015.

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]
Vecsey G. Tigers’ Cabrera Speaks Cordially and Carries a Big Stick. New York Times 2011:D7.

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 titleAlergologia Polska- Polish Journal of Allergology
ISSN (print)2353-3854
Scope

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