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
Vinge, V.: 2020 computing: the creativity machine. Nature. 440, 411 (2006)
A journal article with 2 authors
Arenkiel, B.R., Ehlers, M.D.: Molecular genetics and imaging technologies for circuit-based neuroanatomy. Nature. 461, 900–907 (2009)
A journal article with 3 authors
Sansom, R.S., Gabbott, S.E., Purnell, M.A.: Non-random decay of chordate characters causes bias in fossil interpretation. Nature. 463, 797–800 (2010)
A journal article with 4 or more authors
Jiang, Z., Tamura, M., Fukagawa, M., Hough, J., Lucas, P., Suto, H., Ishii, M., Yang, J.: A circumstellar disk associated with a massive protostellar object. Nature. 437, 112–115 (2005)

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Waller, F.J.: Writing Chemistry Patents and Intellectual Property. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ (2011)
An edited book
Hübel, A.: Biopatent Law: Patent Strategies and Patent Management. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg (2012)
A chapter in an edited book
Issar, G., Navon, L.R.: Drum, Buffer, Rope and Days of Inventory (DOI) Control. In: Navon, L.R. (ed.) Operational Excellence: A Concise Guide to Basic Concepts and Their Application. pp. 21–24. Springer International Publishing, Cham (2016)

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.: Why Smaller Mammals Are More Susceptible To Cancer,


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: Air Force Contracting: Contracting for Maintenance of Training Aircraft at Columbus Air Force Base. 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
Felarca, C.U.: A burning problem: Skin protection practices among college nursing students and non-nursing college students, (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
Hubbard, B.: Decline in Oil Prices Lands on Government Workers as Saudi Arabia Cuts Paychecks, (2016)

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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