How to format your references using the Annual Review of Pathology: Mechanisms of Disease citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Annual Review of Pathology: Mechanisms of Disease. 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
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Davis RJ. 2003. Chemistry. All that glitters is not Au0. Science. 301(5635):926–27
A journal article with 2 authors
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Weyand S, Iwata S. 2010. Biochemistry. Old gate gets a new look. Science. 329(5988):151–52
A journal article with 3 authors
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Anderson G, Aagaard B, Hudnut K. 2003. Fault interactions and large complex earthquakes in the Los Angeles area. Science. 302(5652):1946–49
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Rigoni M, Caccin P, Gschmeissner S, Koster G, Postle AD, et al. 2005. Equivalent effects of snake PLA2 neurotoxins and lysophospholipid-fatty acid mixtures. Science. 310(5754):1678–80

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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Morvillo N. 2010. Science and Religion. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell
An edited book
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Bolzon G, Boukharouba T, Gabetta G, Elboujdaini M, Mellas M, eds. 2011. Integrity of Pipelines Transporting Hydrocarbons: Corrosion, Mechanisms, Control, and Management, Vol. 1. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands. XVI, 322 p p.
A chapter in an edited book
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Moraga C. 2007. Design of Neural Networks. In Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems: 11th International Conference, KES 2007, XVII Italian Workshop on Neural Networks, Vietri sul Mare, Italy, September 12-14, 2007. Proceedings, Part I, ed B Apolloni, RJ Howlett, L Jain, pp. 26–33. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer

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 Annual Review of Pathology: Mechanisms of Disease.

Blog post
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Hale T. 2015. NASA Has Released Images Of Real Locations Featured In “The Martian.” IFLScience. www.iflscience.com

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. 1995. Information Technology Investment: A Governmentwide Overview. AIMD-95-208, 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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Sonn AC. 2009. Institutions’ needs and donors’ dreams: A case study of successful student affairs fundraising collaboration at three private research universities. Doctoral dissertation thesis. George Washington University

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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Rothenberg B. 2017. Looking for a Favorite, and Falling Short. New York Times, May 21, p. D1

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in parentheses:

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 titleAnnual Review of Pathology: Mechanisms of Disease
AbbreviationAnnu. Rev. Pathol.
ISSN (print)1553-4006
ISSN (online)1553-4014
ScopePathology and Forensic Medicine

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