How to format your references using the American Journal of Industrial Medicine citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 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
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Aebischer P. Philanthropy: The price of charity. Nature. 2012;481(7381):260.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Ben-Jacob E, Levine H. The artistry of nature. Nature. 2001;409(6823):985-986.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Tattersall GJ, Andrade DV, Abe AS. Heat exchange from the toucan bill reveals a controllable vascular thermal radiator. Science. 2009;325(5939):468-470.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Poznanski D, Chornock R, Nugent PE, et al. An unusually fast-evolving supernova. Science. 2010;327(5961):58-60.

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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Vander Vorst A, Rosen A, Kotsuka Y. RF/Microwave Interaction with Biological Tissues. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2005.
An edited book
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Cabestany J, Rojas I, Joya G, eds. Advances in Computational Intelligence: 11th International Work-Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, IWANN 2011, Torremolinos-Málaga, Spain, June 8-10, 2011, Proceedings, Part I. Vol 6691. Springer; 2011.
A chapter in an edited book
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Duan H. Trust Building and Management for Online File Storage Service. In: Lee C, Seigneur J-M, Park JJ, Wagner RR, eds. Secure and Trust Computing, Data Management, and Applications: STA 2011 Workshops: IWCS 2011 and STAVE 2011, Loutraki, Greece, June 28-30, 2011. Proceedings. Communications in Computer and Information Science. Springer; 2011:31-40.

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 American Journal of Industrial Medicine.

Blog post
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Andrew E. What Is The MERS Outbreak In South Korea? IFLScience. Published June 18, 2015. Accessed October 30, 2018. https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/what-mers-outbreak-south-korea/

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. FCC: Flexible Service Offerings in the Commercial Mobile Radio Services. 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
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Williams K. Riot Bias: A Textual Analysis of Pussy Riot’s Coverage in Russian and American Media. Published online 2014.

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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Crow K. Taken to the Cleaners Again. New York Times. January 14, 2001:146.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in superscript:

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 titleAmerican Journal of Industrial Medicine
ISSN (print)0271-3586
ISSN (online)1097-0274
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