How to format your references using the Archives des Maladies du Coeur et des Vaisseaux - Pratique citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Archives des Maladies du Coeur et des Vaisseaux - Pratique. 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
[1]
Holmes D. The cancer that rises with the sun. Nature 2014;515:S110-1.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Ohta A, Sitkovsky M. Role of G-protein-coupled adenosine receptors in downregulation of inflammation and protection from tissue damage. Nature 2001;414:916–20.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Greiner J, Cuby JG, McCaughrean MJ. An unusually massive stellar black hole in the Galaxy. Nature 2001;414:522–5.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Gros J, Manceau M, Thomé V, Marcelle C. A common somitic origin for embryonic muscle progenitors and satellite cells. Nature 2005;435:954–8.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Bernatz RA. Fourier Series and Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2010.
An edited book
[1]
Allen M, Mayes RL, Rixen D, editors. Dynamics of Coupled Structures, Volume 4: Proceedings of the 34th IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics 2016. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Maher JJ. Pathogenesis of NAFLD and NASH. In: Chalasani N, Szabo G, editors. Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Bench to Bedside, Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016, p. 71–101.

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 Archives des Maladies du Coeur et des Vaisseaux - Pratique.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew D. Watch A Shark And An Octopus Battle. IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/shark-vs-octopus/ (accessed October 30, 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
[1]
Government Accountability Office. Information Technology: Immigration and Customs Enforcement Needs to Fully Address Significant Infrastructure Modernization Program Management Weaknesses. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2007.

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Jernigan MB. Use of uprooted invasive buffelgrass (Pennisetum ciliare ) parent plants as thatch to reduce progeny seedling emergence. Doctoral dissertation. University of Arizona, 2013.

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
[1]
Stewart JB. Tax Cuts for Americans Like Trump. New York Times 2016:B1.

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 titleArchives des Maladies du Coeur et des Vaisseaux - Pratique
AbbreviationArch. Mal. Coeur Vaiss. Pratique
ISSN (print)1261-694X
ScopeCardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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