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
Eliasson J (2015) The rising pressure of global water shortages. Nature 517:6
A journal article with 2 authors
England PC, Katz RF (2010) Global systematics of arc volcano position. Nature 468:E6-7; discussion E7-8
A journal article with 3 authors
Yoshino T, Walter MJ, Katsura T (2003) Core formation in planetesimals triggered by permeable flow. Nature 422:154–157
A journal article with 5 or more authors
Legros M, Dehm G, Arzt E, Balk TJ (2008) Observation of giant diffusivity along dislocation cores. Science 319:1646–1649

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Overhauser A (2010) Anomalous Effects in Simple Metals. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany
An edited book
Craig RG, Kamer AR (2016) A Clinician’s Guide to Systemic Effects of Periodontal Diseases. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
A chapter in an edited book
Reymen I, Romme G (2009) The Evolution of Design Requirements in the Trajectory of Artificiality: A Research Agenda. In: Lyytinen K, Loucopoulos P, Mylopoulos J, Robinson B (eds) Design Requirements Engineering: A Ten-Year Perspective: Design Requirements Workshop, Cleveland, OH, USA, June 3-6, 2007, Revised and Invited Papers. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp 91–102

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
Andrew D (2015) What Did Neanderthals Sound Like? 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 (2014) Child Welfare: Federal Agencies Can Better Support State Efforts to Prevent and Respond to Sexual Abuse by School Personnel. 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
Papp TM (2017) CrashAppTM–Concurrent Multiple Stakeholder Evaluation of a DSR Artefact. Doctoral dissertation, University of South Florida

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
Sisario B (2017) Tommy LiPuma, 80, a Record Producer and Five-Time Grammy Award Winner. New York Times B19

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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