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
Gewin V (2006) Biologist aims to ease the pain for entrepreneurs. Nature 440:738–739
A journal article with 2 authors
Olson P, Hanahan D (2009) Cancer. Breaching the cancer fortress. Science 324:1400–1401
A journal article with 3 authors
Copley A, Avouac J-P, Wernicke BP (2011) Evidence for mechanical coupling and strong Indian lower crust beneath southern Tibet. Nature 472:79–81
A journal article with 5 or more authors
Martin RE, Marchetti RV, Cowan AI, et al (2009) Chloroquine transport via the malaria parasite’s chloroquine resistance transporter. Science 325:1680–1682

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Ergül Ö, Gürel L (2014) The Multilevel Fast Multipole Algorithm (MLFMA) for Solving Large-Scale Computational Electromagnetics Problems. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK
An edited book
Hartzell AL (2011) MEMS Reliability. Springer US, Boston, MA
A chapter in an edited book
Duncan GT, Elliot M, Salazar-González J-J (2011) Providing and Protecting Microdata. In: Elliot M, Salazar-González J-J (eds) Statistical Confidentiality: Principles and Practice. Springer, New York, NY, pp 93–122

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
Andrew E (2014) Why You Should Worry Less About Ebola And More About Measles. 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 (1999) Aviation: Issues Associated With the Theft of Stock Used to Create Airline Tickets. 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
Collins L (2009) A community risk assessment of the 90062 zip code. Doctoral dissertation, California State University, Long Beach

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

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Gewin 2006).
This sentence cites two references (Gewin 2006; Olson and Hanahan 2009).

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

  • Two authors: (Olson and Hanahan 2009)
  • Three or more authors: (Martin et al. 2009)

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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