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]
Abeles M. Neuroscience. Time is precious. Science 2004;304:523–4.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Cox P, Jones C. Climate change. Illuminating the modern dance of climate and CO2. Science 2008;321:1642–4.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Shim JH, Haule K, Kotliar G. Modeling the localized-to-itinerant electronic transition in the heavy fermion system CeIrIn5. Science 2007;318:1615–7.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Hu W, Sweet TJ, Chamnongpol S, Baker KE, Coller J. Co-translational mRNA decay in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Nature 2009;461:225–9.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Promislow SD. Fundamentals of Actuarial Mathematics. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2010.
An edited book
[1]
Olek MJ, editor. Multiple Sclerosis: Etiology, Diagnosis, and New Treatment Strategies. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press; 2005.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Scott K. Problem or Paradox: Teaching the Catholic Religion in Catholic Schools. In: Buchanan MT, Gellel A-M, editors. Global Perspectives on Catholic Religious Education in Schools, Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015, p. 47–60.

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]
Fang J. Hitchcock Flick Elicits Response in Brain-Injured Patient. IFLScience 2014. https://www.iflscience.com/brain/hitchcock-flick-elicits-response-brain-injured-patient/ (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. Highway Trust Fund Expenditures on Purposes Other than Construction and Maintenance of Highways and Bridges during Fiscal Years 2004-2008. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2009.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Kratovac S. Developmental alterations in inhibitory neurotransmission in the Fragile X Syndrome mouse basolateral amygdala. Doctoral dissertation. University of Maryland, College Park, 2012.

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]
Williams J. Next Time, Maybe Don’t Use Airbnb. New York Times 2017:C1.

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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