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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Goldston D (2007) A word in the right place. Nature 445:698
A journal article with 2 authors
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Duncan RP, Williams PA (2002) Ecology: Darwin’s naturalization hypothesis challenged. Nature 417:608–609
A journal article with 3 authors
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Depue BE, Curran T, Banich MT (2007) Prefrontal regions orchestrate suppression of emotional memories via a two-phase process. Science 317:215–219
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Munschauer M, Nguyen CT, Sirokman K, et al (2018) Publisher Correction: The NORAD lncRNA assembles a topoisomerase complex critical for genome stability. Nature

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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Hofmeyr GJ, Neilson JP, Alfirevic Z, et al (2008) A Cochrane Pocketbook: Pregnancy and Childbirth. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK
An edited book
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Lippmann R, Kirda E, Trachtenberg A (2008) Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection: 11th International Symposium, RAID 2008, Cambridge, MA, USA, September 15-17, 2008. Proceedings. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
A chapter in an edited book
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Lucey TA, Agnello MF, Laney JD (2015) Risk Management and Insurance. In: Agnello MF, Laney JD (eds) A Critically Compassionate Approach to Financial Literacy. SensePublishers, Rotterdam, pp 93–116

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) New Butterfly-Inspired Material Could Help Prevent Counterfeiting. In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/technology/new-butterfly-wing-inspired-material-could-help-prevent-counterfeiting/. 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 (1998) Air Traffic Control: Evolution and Status of FAA’s Automation Program. 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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Betito J-JH (2012) Improving the well-being of Filipino homebound adults through religious involvement, education, and socialization: A grant proposal. 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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Kelly S (1978) The Canadiens; and Soul Hockey No Politics on Ice Flyers a Different Breed. New York Times SportsS2

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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