How to format your references using the Annales de chirurgie plastique esthétique citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Annales de chirurgie plastique esthétique. 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]
Mestel L. Obituary: Hermann Bondi (1919-2005). Nature 2005;437:828.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Wang R, Yan X. Superior asymmetric supercapacitor based on Ni-Co oxide nanosheets and carbon nanorods. Sci Rep 2014;4:3712.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Yoon JW, Song SH, Magnusson R. Ultrahigh-Q metallic nanocavity resonances with externally-amplified intracavity feedback. Sci Rep 2014;4:7124.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Ogura A, Yoshida M-A, Moritaki T, Okuda Y, Sese J, Shimizu KK, et al. Loss of the six3/6 controlling pathways might have resulted in pinhole-eye evolution in Nautilus. Sci Rep 2013;3:1432.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Fryirs KA, Brierley GJ. Geomorphic Analysis of River Systems. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2012.
An edited book
[1]
Park JJ, Jin H, Liao X, Zheng R, editors. Proceedings of the International Conference on Human-centric Computing 2011 and Embedded and Multimedia Computing 2011: HumanCom & EMC 2011. vol. 102. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2011.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Cleophas TJ, Zwinderman AH. Linear Regression (20 Patients). In: Zwinderman AH, editor. SPSS for Starters: SPSS for Starters, Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2010, p. 15–9.

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 chirurgie plastique esthétique.

Blog post
[1]
Hale T. Scientists Reveal How To Survive A Real-Life Nuclear Fallout. IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/physics/how-survive-real-life-fallout/ (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. Passenger Rail Security: Enhanced Federal Leadership Needed to Prioritize and Guide Security Efforts. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2005.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Kim SB. Model uncertainty and model averaging in the estimation of benchmark dose. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 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]
Vecsey G. An Obvious Case For Instant Replay. New York Times 2010: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 titleAnnales de chirurgie plastique esthétique
AbbreviationAnn. Chir. Plast. Esthet.
ISSN (print)0294-1260
ScopeSurgery

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