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]
McLaren A. Ethical and social considerations of stem cell research. Nature 2001;414:129–31.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Rikken GL, Raupach E. Enantioselective magnetochiral photochemistry. Nature 2000;405:932–5.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Baldo MA, Thompson ME, Forrest SR. High-efficiency fluorescent organic light-emitting devices using a phosphorescent sensitizer. Nature 2000;403:750–3.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Brook BW, O’Grady JJ, Chapman AP, Burgman MA, Akçakaya HR, Frankham R. Predictive accuracy of population viability analysis in conservation biology. Nature 2000;404:385–7.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Stone CA, Zissu A. The Securitization Markets Handbook. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2012.
An edited book
[1]
Qi E, Su Q, Shen J, Wu F, Dou R, editors. Proceedings of the 5th International Asia Conference on Industrial Engineering and Management Innovation (IEMI2014). vol. 1. Paris: Atlantis Press; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Gjedrem T, Baranski M. Initiating Breeding Programs. In: Baranski M, editor. Selective Breeding in Aquaculture: An Introduction, Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2009, p. 63–85.

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. FDA Approves New Drug To Treat Advanced Breast Cancer. IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/fda-approves-new-drug-treat-advanced-breast-cancer/ (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. Mobile Device Location Data: Additional Federal Actions Could Help Protect Consumer Privacy. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2012.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Kannanthanathu AF. Wavelet Transform and Ensemble Logistic Regression for Driver Drowsiness Detection. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 2017.

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]
Schuman M. Fresh Worries in an Old Problem for the Global Market: Rising Debt in China. New York Times 2017:B6.

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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