How to format your references using the Annales de Pathologie citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Annales de Pathologie. 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]
Codispoti LA. Oceans. Interesting times for marine N2O. Science 2010;327:1339–40.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Tuomisto H, Ruokolainen K. Comment on “Disentangling the drivers of β diversity along latitudinal and elevational gradients.” Science 2012;335:1573; author reply 1573.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Vassilopoulos G, Wang P-R, Russell DW. Transplanted bone marrow regenerates liver by cell fusion. Nature 2003;422:901–4.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Mannini M, Pineider F, Danieli C, Totti F, Sorace L, Sainctavit P, et al. Quantum tunnelling of the magnetization in a monolayer of oriented single-molecule magnets. Nature 2010;468:417–21.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Takezawa K. Guidebook to R Graphics Using Microsoft® Windows. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2012.
An edited book
[1]
Franco-Paredes C, Santos-Preciado JI, editors. Neglected Tropical Diseases - Latin America and the Caribbean. Vienna: Springer; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Van Grembergen W, De Haes S. The IT Balanced Scorecard as a Framework for Enterprise Governance of IT. In: Van Grembergen W, editor. Enterprise Governance of Information Technology: Achieving Strategic Alignment and Value, Boston, MA: Springer US; 2009, p. 111–36.

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 Pathologie.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. Study Reveals Discrimination Starts Before Grad School. IFLScience 2014. https://www.iflscience.com/technology/study-reveals-discrimination-starts-grad-school/ (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. Mass Transit: “Mobility Improvements” Is One of Many Factors Used to Evaluate Mass Transit Projects. 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
[1]
Lowry LA. Creative Aging in Senior Centers: A Grounded Theory Study. Doctoral dissertation. George Washington University, 2017.

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]
Kelly C. An Actor Known by Face Lends Voice to ‘True Grit.’ New York Times 2010:A33B.

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 Pathologie
AbbreviationAnn. Pathol.
ISSN (print)0242-6498
ScopePathology and Forensic Medicine

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