How to format your references using the annals of telecommunications - annales des télécommunications citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for annals of telecommunications - annales des télécommunications. 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
Binney JJ (2006) Astronomy. Triangulating the galaxy. Science 311:44–45
A journal article with 2 authors
Grandi P, Palumbo GGC (2004) Jet and accretion-disk emission untangled in 3C 273. Science 306:998–1002
A journal article with 3 authors
Hiroi T, Zolensky ME, Pieters CM (2001) The Tagish Lake meteorite: a possible sample from a D-type asteroid. Science 293:2234–2236
A journal article with 5 or more authors
Wu J, Li Y, Tang Q, et al (2014) Bifacial dye-sensitized solar cells: a strategy to enhance overall efficiency based on transparent polyaniline electrode. Sci Rep 4:4028

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Conrick C IV, Hanson S (2013) Vertical Option Spreads. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ
An edited book
Rannenberg K, Royer D, Deuker A (2009) The Future of Identity in the Information Society. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
A chapter in an edited book
Wiers-Jenssen J (2008) Career Impacts of Student Mobility. In: Gornitzka Å, Langfeldt L (eds) Borderless Knowledge: Understanding the “New” Internationalisation of Research and Higher Education in Norway. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, pp 79–101

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 telecommunications - annales des télécommunications.

Blog post
Fang J (2014) Mars Rover Breaks Longest Off-World Driving Record. In: IFLScience. Accessed 30 Oct 2018


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 (2005) Transfer Students: Postsecondary Institutions Could Promote More Consistent Consideration of Coursework by Not Basing Determinations on Accreditation. 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
Yoon Y (2010) Nano-tribology of discrete track recording media. Doctoral dissertation, University of California San Diego

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
Greenhouse L (2007) Skeptically, Court Hears Fraud Case. New York Times C1

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 telecommunications - annales des télécommunications
AbbreviationAnn. Telecommun.
ISSN (print)0003-4347
ISSN (online)1958-9395
ScopeElectrical and Electronic Engineering

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