How to format your references using the Annales de cardiologie et d'angéiologie citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Annales de cardiologie et d'angéiologie. 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
Abele D. Toxic oxygen: the radical life-giver. Nature 2002;420:27.
A journal article with 2 authors
Kaya E, Doudna JA. Biochemistry. Guided tour to the heart of RISC. Science 2012;336:985–6.
A journal article with 3 authors
Aarts H, Custers R, Marien H. Preparing and motivating behavior outside of awareness. Science 2008;319:1639.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
Sakamoto Y, Kaneda M, Terasaki O, Zhao DY, Kim JM, Stucky G, et al. Direct imaging of the pores and cages of three-dimensional mesoporous materials. Nature 2000;408:449–53.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Bowen C. Children’s Speech Sound Disorders. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2015.
An edited book
Gal CS, Kantor PB, Lesk ME, editors. Protecting Persons While Protecting the People: Second Annual Workshop on Information Privacy and National Security, ISIPS 2008, New Brunswick, NJ, USA, May 12, 2008. Revised Selected Papers. vol. 5661. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2009.
A chapter in an edited book
Norman RA, Young EM. Bullous Pemphigoid. In: Young EM Jr, editor. Atlas of Geriatric Dermatology, London: Springer; 2014, p. 37–42.

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 Annales de cardiologie et d'angéiologie.

Blog post
Carpineti A. The Truth About The Mysterious “Pyramid” Discovered In Antarctica. IFLScience 2016. (accessed October 30, 2018).


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
Government Accountability Office. U.S. Preparations for an International Conference on Broadcast Satellites. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1983.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
McCain AK. Influence of market setting and time of purchase on counts of aerobic bacteria, Escherichia coli, and coliform and prevalence of Salmonella and Listeria in beef, pork, and chicken in Vietnam. Doctoral dissertation. Mississippi State 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
Kelly M. The Candidates as Culture Vultures. New York Times 1992:21.

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 titleAnnales de cardiologie et d'angéiologie
AbbreviationAnn. Cardiol. Angeiol. (Paris)
ISSN (print)0003-3928
ScopeCardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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