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
Geim, A.K.: Graphene: status and prospects. Science. 324, 1530–1534 (2009)
A journal article with 2 authors
Weissleder, R., Pittet, M.J.: Imaging in the era of molecular oncology. Nature. 452, 580–589 (2008)
A journal article with 3 authors
Matsukage, K.N., Jing, Z., Karato, S.-I.: Density of hydrous silicate melt at the conditions of Earth’s deep upper mantle. Nature. 438, 488–491 (2005)
A journal article with 4 or more authors
Bukanov, N.O., Smith, L.A., Klinger, K.W., Ledbetter, S.R., Ibraghimov-Beskrovnaya, O.: Long-lasting arrest of murine polycystic kidney disease with CDK inhibitor roscovitine. Nature. 444, 949–952 (2006)

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Soustelle, M.: An Introduction to Chemical Kinetics. John Wiley & Sons, Inc, Hoboken, NJ (2011)
An edited book
Weichold, M., Hamdi, M., Shakir, M.Z., Abdallah, M., Karagiannidis, G.K., Ismail, M. eds: Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks: 10th International Conference, CROWNCOM 2015, Doha, Qatar, April 21-23, 2015, Revised Selected Papers. Springer International Publishing, Cham (2015)
A chapter in an edited book
Gurin, V.S.: Small Metal Clusters: AB Initio Calculated Bare Clusters and Models Within Fullerene Cages. In: Buzaneva, E. and Scharff, P. (eds.) Frontiers of Multifunctional Integrated Nanosystems. pp. 31–38. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht (2005)

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
Andrew, E.: Bill Nye Wants You To Help Him Build A Solar Powered Spacecraft,


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: [Comments on Responsibility for Peacetime Administration of Ready Reserve Fleet]. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC (1988)

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Shellhouse, K.: The Cretaceous-Paleogene Boundary Deposit in LaSalle Parish, Louisiana, (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
Chapman, M.M.: Michigan: Koran-Burning Pastor Draws a Boisterous Crowd, (2011)

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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