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
Smaglik P. Biologists officially welcome plan. Nature 2001;412:665.
A journal article with 2 authors
Truffer M, Fahnestock M. Climate change. Rethinking ice sheet time scales. Science 2007;315:1508–10.
A journal article with 3 authors
De Moraes CM, Mescher MC, Tumlinson JH. Caterpillar-induced nocturnal plant volatiles repel conspecific females. Nature 2001;410:577–80.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
Fornadi K, Ronai KZ, Turanyi CZ, Malavade TS, Shapiro CM, Novak M, et al. Sleep apnea is not associated with worse outcomes in kidney transplant recipients. Sci Rep 2014;4:6987.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Le Bodic G. Mobile Messaging Technologies and Services. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2005.
An edited book
Coutinho LP, La Torre M, Smith SD, editors. Judicial Activism: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the American and European Experiences. vol. 44. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
Zhuang Z, Kwok S. Optimizing Streaming Server Selection for CDN-Delivered Live Streaming. In: Xiang Y, Pathan M, Tao X, Wang H, editors. Internet and Distributed Computing Systems: 5th International Conference, IDCS 2012, Wuyishan, Fujian, China, November 21-23, 2012. Proceedings, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2012, p. 57–70.

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. Two Nearby Earth-Sized Exoplanets Confirmed To Be Rocky. 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. Aviation Competition: Effects on Consumers from Domestic Airline Alliances Vary. 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
Karlen DJ. The Biocomplexity of Benthic Communities Associated with a Shallow-water Hydrothermal System in Papua New Guinea. Doctoral dissertation. University of South Florida, 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
Koblin J, Grynbaum MM, Maheshwari S. Fox Pitches Sports to Advertisers, but Specter of Its News Scandal Lingers. New York Times 2017:B6.

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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