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]
Irion R. KIP THORNE: The Shaman of Space and Time. Science 2000;290:1488–91.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Adams DL, Horton JC. Shadows cast by retinal blood vessels mapped in primary visual cortex. Science 2002;298:572–6.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Smith HJ, Fahrenkamp-Uppenbrink J, Coontz R. Carbon capture and sequestration. Clearing the air. Introduction. Science 2009;325:1641.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Ren S, Wang Y, Yue F, Cheng X, Dang R, Qiao Q, et al. The paraventricular thalamus is a critical thalamic area for wakefulness. Science 2018;362:429–34.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Keene J. Clients with Complex Needs: Interprofessional Practice. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Science Ltd; 2008.
An edited book
[1]
Simeone B, Pukelsheim F, editors. Mathematics and Democracy: Recent Advances in Voting Systems and Collective Choice. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2006.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Kadow JF, Langley DR, Meanwell NA, Pracitto R, Walker MA, Yeung K-S. Protein-Protein Interaction Targets to Inhibit HIV-1 Infection. In: Wendt MD, editor. Protein-Protein Interactions, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2012, p. 105–65.

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. Volcano May Be Erupting Off The Coast Of The USA. IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/environment/undersea-volcanic-eruption-coast-central-oregon/ (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. Earth Observing System: Funding Requirements for NASA’s EOSDIS. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1995.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Gatti DM. Genome-wide analysis of transcriptional regulation in the murine liver. Doctoral dissertation. University of North Carolina, 2010.

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]
Wagner J. Dodgers’ Rookie Manager Learns, and Acts, Quickly. New York Times 2016:D3.

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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