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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Leonhardt U (2002) A laboratory analogue of the event horizon using slow light in an atomic medium. Nature 415:406–409
A journal article with 2 authors
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Wu-Baer F, Baer R (2001) Effect of DNA damage on a BRCA1 complex. Nature 414:36
A journal article with 3 authors
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Ting JPY, Duncan JA, Lei Y (2010) How the noninflammasome NLRs function in the innate immune system. Science 327:286–290
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Han TA, Pereira LM, Santos FC, Lenaerts T (2013) Good agreements make good friends. Sci Rep 3:2695

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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Green PE Jr (2005) Fiber to the Home. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ
An edited book
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Rockman M, Flatman J (2012) Archaeology in Society: Its Relevance in the Modern World. Springer, New York, NY
A chapter in an edited book
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Bensebaa K, Banon GJF, Fonseca LMG, Erthal GJ (2008) On-orbit Spatial Resolution Estimation of CBERS-2 Imaging System Using Ideal Edge Target. In: Damiani E, Yétongnon K, Schelkens P, et al (eds) Signal Processing for Image Enhancement and Multimedia Processing. Springer US, Boston, MA, pp 37–48

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 E (2014) Thousands Of These Bizarre Blue Animals Wash Up Along California Shores. In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/thousands-these-bizarre-blue-animals-wash-along-california-shores/. 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 (2002) Applying Agreed-Upon Procedures: Airport and Airway Trust Fund Excise Taxes. 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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Bakirci A (2010) Proteomic analysis of hepatocyte proteins in response to in vivo iron overload. 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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Murphy MJO (2015) Weekend Entertainments From the Archives of The New York Times. New York Times C30

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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