How to format your references using the Annals of Hematology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Annals of Hematology. 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.
EndNoteDownload the output style file
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
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Sanderson K (2015) Structure: Artificial armour. Nature 519:S14-5
A journal article with 2 authors
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Roelofs J, Van Haastert PJ (2001) Genes lost during evolution. Nature 411:1013–1014
A journal article with 3 authors
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Marimuthu A, Zhang J, Linic S (2013) Tuning selectivity in propylene epoxidation by plasmon mediated photo-switching of Cu oxidation state. Science 339:1590–1593
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Martin RE, Marchetti RV, Cowan AI, et al (2009) Chloroquine transport via the malaria parasite’s chloroquine resistance transporter. Science 325:1680–1682

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
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Sharpe NF, Carter RF (2005) Genetic Testing. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ
An edited book
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Gorodetskiy AE (2016) Smart Electromechanical Systems. Springer International Publishing, Cham
A chapter in an edited book
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Palas Nogueira J, de Sá-Soares F (2012) Trust in e-Voting Systems: A Case Study. In: Rahman H, Mesquita A, Ramos I, Pernici B (eds) Knowledge and Technologies in Innovative Information Systems: 7th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems, MCIS 2012, Guimaraes, Portugal, September 8-10, 2012. Proceedings. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp 51–66

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 Annals of Hematology.

Blog post
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Andrew D (2016) Sloths Aren’t Lazy – Their Slowness Is A Survival Skill. In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/sloths-arent-lazy-their-slowness-is-a-survival-skill/. Accessed 30 Oct 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
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Government Accountability Office (1992) Air Traffic Control: Advanced Automation System Still Vulnerable to Cost and Schedule Problems. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
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Hoang TT (2017) Acoustic and Image Vehicle Classification System. Doctoral dissertation, California State University, Long Beach

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
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Cooper H, Gordon MR, Schmitt E (2017) Defense Chief Maintains Distance From President. New York Times A14

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 titleAnnals of Hematology
AbbreviationAnn. Hematol.
ISSN (print)0939-5555
ISSN (online)1432-0584
ScopeGeneral Medicine
Hematology

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