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]
Triendl R. Breaking down biological borders. Nature 2002;418:7.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Glimcher PW, Rustichini A. Neuroeconomics: the consilience of brain and decision. Science 2004;306:447–52.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Devine JA, Baker KD, Haedrich RL. Fisheries: deep-sea fishes qualify as endangered. Nature 2006;439:29.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Hermosura MC, Takeuchi H, Fleig A, Riley AM, Potter BV, Hirata M, et al. InsP4 facilitates store-operated calcium influx by inhibition of InsP3 5-phosphatase. Nature 2000;408:735–40.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Simonović SP. Systems Approach to Management of Disasters. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2010.
An edited book
[1]
Tantikanangkul W, Pritchard A, editors. Politics of Autonomy and Sustainability in Myanmar: Change for New Hope…New Life? vol. 1. Singapore: Springer; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Groves W, Collins J, Ketter W, Gini M. Analyzing Market Interactions in a Multi-agent Supply Chain Environment. In: Sharman R, Rao HR, Raghu TS, editors. Exploring the Grand Challenges for Next Generation E-Business: 8th Workshop on E-Business, WEB 2009, Phoenix, AZ, USA, December 15, 2009, Revised Selected Papers, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2011, p. 44–58.

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]
O`Callaghan J. $10 Million Contest To Build A Real-Life Star Trek Tricorder Nears End. IFLScience 2016. https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/10-milion-contest-to-build-a-reallife-star-trek-tricorder-nears-end/ (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. Review of the Transportation Security Administration’s Air Cargo Screening Exemptions Report. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2008.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Montano M. Supporting juvenile offenders reentering the community: A grant proposal project. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 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]
Feeney K. From the Farm | How to Skip Supermarkets. New York Times 2008:NJ11.

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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