How to format your references using the Archives of Cardiovascular Diseases Supplements citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Archives of Cardiovascular Diseases Supplements. 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]
Rosset P. Preventing hunger: change economic policy. Nature 2011;479:472–3.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Ban Y, Chen X. Counter-diabatic driving for fast spin control in a two-electron double quantum dot. Sci Rep 2014;4:6258.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Nazir S, Amin B, Schwingenschlögl U. Suppression of the two-dimensional electron gas in LaGaO3/SrTiO3 by cation intermixing. Sci Rep 2013;3:3409.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Harikishore A, Niang M, Rajan S, Preiser PR, Yoon HS. Small molecule Plasmodium FKBP35 inhibitor as a potential antimalaria agent. Sci Rep 2013;3:2501.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Anichini G, Carraro F, Geslin P, Guille-Escuret G. Technicity vs Scientificity. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2017.
An edited book
[1]
Salakoski T, Ginter F, Pyysalo S, Pahikkala T, editors. Advances in Natural Language Processing: 5th International Conference on NLP, FinTAL 2006 Turku, Finland, August 23-25, 2006 Proceedings. vol. 4139. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2006.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Burnett L, Sugiyama H, Washburn C, Bieber A, Chandler DE. Allurin: Exploring the Activity of a Frog Sperm Chemoattractant in Mammals. In: Sawada H, Inoue N, Iwano M, editors. Sexual Reproduction in Animals and Plants, Tokyo: Springer Japan; 2014, p. 31–48.

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 of Cardiovascular Diseases Supplements.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. Fly Over Pluto With This Animated Video From NASA’s New Horizons. IFLScience 2015.

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. Federal Research: Aging Federal Laboratories Need Repairs and Upgrades. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1993.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Bottorff AK. Evaluating summer school programs and the effect on student achievement: The correlation between Stanford-10 standardized test scores and two different summer programs. Doctoral dissertation. Lindenwood University, 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
[1]
Dinardo K. A Lakeside Art Deco Hotel Shines Anew. New York Times 2016:TR3.

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 of Cardiovascular Diseases Supplements
ISSN (print)1878-6480
Scope

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