How to format your references using the Archives des Maladies Professionnelles et de l'Environnement citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Archives des Maladies Professionnelles et de l'Environnement. 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
Konner M. Weaving life’s pattern. Nature 2002;418:279.
A journal article with 2 authors
Hunter CA, Mayers PC. Knot tied around an octahedral metal centre. Nature 2001;411:763.
A journal article with 3 authors
Gorzelak P, Głuchowski E, Salamon MA. Reassessing the improbability of a muscular crinoid stem. Sci Rep 2014;4:6049.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
Noonan FP, Recio JA, Takayama H, Duray P, Anver MR, Rush WL, et al. Neonatal sunburn and melanoma in mice. Nature 2001;413:271–2.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Krimpmann A. Principles of Group Accounting under IFRS. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2015.
An edited book
Kimko HHC, Peck CC, editors. Clinical Trial Simulations: Applications and Trends. vol. 1. New York, NY: Springer; 2011.
A chapter in an edited book
Kalnins A, Barzdins J. Metamodel Specialization for DSL Tool Building. In: Arnicans G, Arnicane V, Borzovs J, Niedrite L, editors. Databases and Information Systems: 12th International Baltic Conference, DB&IS 2016, Riga, Latvia, July 4-6, 2016, Proceedings, Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016, p. 68–82.

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 Professionnelles et de l'Environnement.

Blog post
Andrew E. No Exoskeleton, No Brain Surgery: Paralyzed Man Walks Again Using Brain Waves. IFLScience 2015.


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. Telecommunications: Information on Participation in the E-rate Program (GAO-09-254SP, March 2009), an e-supplement to GAO-09-253. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2009.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Pokhrel P. Towards improved identification of spatially-distributed rainfall runoff models. Doctoral dissertation. University of Arizona, 2010.

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
Billard M. For the Boots of Fall, Fur Rules. New York Times 2010:E6.

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 Professionnelles et de l'Environnement
ISSN (print)1775-8785
ScopePublic Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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