How to format your references using the Aquatic Procedia citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Aquatic Procedia. 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
Parham, P., 2003. Innate immunity: The unsung heroes. Nature 423, 20.
A journal article with 2 authors
Lee, J.-H., Paull, T.T., 2005. ATM activation by DNA double-strand breaks through the Mre11-Rad50-Nbs1 complex. Science 308, 551–554.
A journal article with 3 authors
Palop, J.J., Chin, J., Mucke, L., 2006. A network dysfunction perspective on neurodegenerative diseases. Nature 443, 768–773.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
Woods, C.J., Malaisree, M., Long, B., McIntosh-Smith, S., Mulholland, A.J., 2013. Computational assay of H7N9 influenza neuraminidase reveals R292K mutation reduces drug binding affinity. Sci. Rep. 3, 3561.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Stavetski, E.J., 2009. Managing Hedge Fund Managers. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ.
An edited book
Menezes, A. (Ed.), 2005. Topics in Cryptology – CT-RSA 2005: The Cryptographers’ Track at the RSA Conference 2005, San Francisco, CA, USA, February 14-18, 2005. Proceedings, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.
A chapter in an edited book
Vadász, P., 2008. Analytical Transition to Weak Turbulence and Chaotic Natural Convection in Porous Media, in: Vadász, P. (Ed.), Emerging Topics in Heat and Mass Transfer in Porous Media: From Bioengineering and Microelectronics to Nanotechnology, Theory and Applications of Transport in Porous Media. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, pp. 111–132.

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 Aquatic Procedia.

Blog post
Andrew, E., 2015. Fish Oil Supplements Could Prevent The Onset Of Psychotic Disorders [WWW Document]. IFLScience. URL https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/fish-oil-supplements-could-prevent-onset-psychotic-disorders/ (accessed 10.30.18).

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
Government Accountability Office, 1998. District of Columbia: Extent to Which Schools Receive Available Federal Education Grants (No. T-HEHS-98-239). 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
Freund, S.H., 2013. The Relationship of Academic Courses to Skills Required Of Automobile Repair Technicians (Doctoral dissertation). Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO.

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
MacFARQUHAR, N., 2017. A Developer and Kremlin Fixer With a Web of Trump Contacts. New York Times A1.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by name and year in parentheses:

This sentence cites one reference (Parham, 2003).
This sentence cites two references (Lee and Paull, 2005; Parham, 2003).

Here are examples of in-text citations with multiple authors:

  • Two authors: (Lee and Paull, 2005)
  • Three or more authors: (Woods et al., 2013)

About the journal

Full journal titleAquatic Procedia
AbbreviationAquat. Procedia
ISSN (print)2214-241X
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