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
Lill R (2009) Function and biogenesis of iron-sulphur proteins. Nature 460:831–838
A journal article with 2 authors
Oda Y, Fukuda H (2012) Initiation of cell wall pattern by a Rho- and microtubule-driven symmetry breaking. Science 337:1333–1336
A journal article with 3 authors
Finnegan NJ, Schumer R, Finnegan S (2014) A signature of transience in bedrock river incision rates over timescales of 10(4)-10(7) years. Nature 505:391–394
A journal article with 5 or more authors
Liu Z, Zhou H, Wang W, et al (2014) A novel method for synthetic vaccine construction based on protein assembly. Sci Rep 4:7266

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Saleh JH, Castet J-F (2011) Spacecraft Reliability and Multi-State Failures. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK
An edited book
Palazzo D (2012) Urban Ecological Design: A Process for Regenerative Places. Island Press/Center for Resource Economics, Washington, DC
A chapter in an edited book
Ballester A, Blázquez ML, González F, Muñoz JA (2007) Catalytic Role of Silver and Other Ions on The Mechanism of Chemical and Biological Leaching. In: Donati ER, Sand W (eds) Microbial Processing of Metal Sulfides. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, pp 77–101

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 (2015) Women Were Out Reproducing Men 4,000 Years Ago. In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/women-were-out-reproducing-men-4000-years-ago/. Accessed 30 Oct 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
Government Accountability Office (1981) A Bibliography of Documents Issued by the GAO on Matters Related to: Health. 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
CampBell PK (2012) Lenses of indigenous feminism: Digging up the roots of Western patriarchy in “Perma Red” and “Monkey Beach.” Doctoral dissertation, University of Arizona

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
(nyt) SK (2005) World Briefing | Europe: Russia: Officers Cleared Of Chechen Deaths. New York Times A11

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Lill 2009).
This sentence cites two references (Lill 2009; Oda and Fukuda 2012).

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

  • Two authors: (Oda and Fukuda 2012)
  • Three or more authors: (Liu et al. 2014)

About the journal

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

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