How to format your references using the Archivum Immunologiae et Therapiae Experimentalis citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Archivum Immunologiae et Therapiae Experimentalis. 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
Southwood D (2012) Research collaboration: When international partnerships go wrong. Nature 488:451–453
A journal article with 2 authors
Reyes N, Gadsby DC (2006) Ion permeation through the Na+,K+-ATPase. Nature 443:470–474
A journal article with 3 authors
Marty B, Dewonck S, France-Lanord C (2003) Geochemical evidence for efficient aquifer isolation over geological timeframes. Nature 425:55–58
A journal article with 5 or more authors
Martina BEE, Haagmans BL, Kuiken T, et al (2003) Virology: SARS virus infection of cats and ferrets. Nature 425:915

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Rochange C, Uhrig S, Sainrat P (2013) Time-Predictable Architectures. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ
An edited book
Glencross M, Rowbotham J, Kandiah MD (eds) (2016) The Windsor Dynasty 1910 to the Present: “Long to Reign Over Us”? Palgrave Macmillan UK, London
A chapter in an edited book
Kovács L, Micsik A (2005) An Ontology-Based Model of Digital Libraries. In: Fox EA, Neuhold EJ, Premsmit P, Wuwongse V (eds) Digital Libraries: Implementing Strategies and Sharing Experiences: 8th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries, ICADL 2005, Bangkok, Thailand, December 12-15, 2005. Proceedings. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp 38–43

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 Archivum Immunologiae et Therapiae Experimentalis.

Blog post
Fang J (2016) Bird Genomes Contain Ancient Traces Of Modern Human Parasites. In: IFLScience. Accessed 30 Oct 2018


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 (1996) DOD Dependents Schools: Cost Issues Associated With the Special Education Program. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Stevenson M (2008) A change for the future: Presidents and deans real and ideal leadership practices at community and junior colleges in Mississippi. Doctoral dissertation, Mississippi State University

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
Hodara S (2015) A Show Meant to Provoke Double Takes. New York Times WE8

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by name and year in parentheses:

This sentence cites one reference (Southwood 2012).
This sentence cites two references (Reyes and Gadsby 2006; Southwood 2012).

Here are examples of in-text citations with multiple authors:

  • Two authors: (Reyes and Gadsby 2006)
  • Three or more authors: (Martina et al. 2003)

About the journal

Full journal titleArchivum Immunologiae et Therapiae Experimentalis
AbbreviationArch. Immunol. Ther. Exp. (Warsz.)
ISSN (print)0004-069X
ISSN (online)1661-4917
General Medicine
Immunology and Allergy

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