How to format your references using the Annales Henri Poincaré citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Annales Henri Poincaré. 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
McArdle, J.: Animal Welfare Act’s Changes Deserve Praise, Not Panic. Science. 290, 1299c–300c (2000)
A journal article with 2 authors
Park, H., Crozier, K.B.: Multispectral imaging with vertical silicon nanowires. Sci. Rep. 3, 2460 (2013)
A journal article with 3 authors
Tuljapurkar, S., Li, N., Boe, C.: A universal pattern of mortality decline in the G7 countries. Nature. 405, 789–792 (2000)
A journal article with 4 or more authors
Osuna, C.E., Lim, S.-Y., Kublin, J.L., Apps, R., Chen, E., Mota, T.M., Huang, S.-H., Ren, Y., Bachtel, N.D., Tsibris, A.M., Ackerman, M.E., Jones, R.B., Nixon, D.F., Whitney, J.B.: Publisher Correction: Evidence that CD32a does not mark the HIV-1 latent reservoir. Nature. (2018)

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
McFedries, P.: Twitter Tips, Tricks, and Tweets. Wiley Publishing, Inc., Indianapolis, IN, USA (2010)
An edited book
Ćirković Veličković, T.: Food Allergens: Biochemistry and Molecular Nutrition. Springer, New York, NY (2014)
A chapter in an edited book
Traum, A.Z.: Ion and Fluid Dynamics in Hypertension. In: Flynn, J.T., Ingelfinger, J.R., and Portman, R.J. (eds.) Pediatric Hypertension. pp. 65–73. Humana Press, Totowa, NJ (2011)

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 Henri Poincaré.

Blog post
Fang, J.: Ancient Carnivorous Leaves Discovered in Amber,


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: Voice of America: Management Actions Needed to Adjust to a Changing Environment. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC (1992)

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Jo, S.M.: A study of Korean students’ creativity in science using structural equation modeling, (2009)

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
Vecsey, G.: In Armstrong, An Example For Woods, (2009)

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 Henri Poincaré
AbbreviationAnn. Henri Poincare
ISSN (print)1424-0637
ISSN (online)1424-0661
ScopeMathematical Physics
Nuclear and High Energy Physics
Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

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