How to format your references using the ASAIO Journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs) citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for ASAIO Journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs). 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.
EndNoteDownload the output style file
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
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Schiermeier Q: Enhanced advisory role urged for former EU nuclear labs Nature 406: 225, 2000
A journal article with 2 authors
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Evan GI, Vousden KH: Proliferation, cell cycle and apoptosis in cancer Nature 411: 342–348, 2001
A journal article with 3 authors
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Schoemaker HE, Mink D, Wubbolts MG: Dispelling the myths--biocatalysis in industrial synthesis Science 299: 1694–1697, 2003
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Hoffman LR, D’Argenio DA, MacCoss MJ, Zhang Z, Jones RA, Miller SI: Aminoglycoside antibiotics induce bacterial biofilm formation Nature 436: 1171–1175, 2005

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
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Chan EP: Algorithmic Trading Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013.
An edited book
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Luo Y (ed): Cooperative Design, Visualization, and Engineering: 4th International Conference, CDVE 2007, Shanghai, China, September 16-20, 2007. Proceedings Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 2007.
A chapter in an edited book
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Bangerter E, Camenisch J, Lysyanskaya A: A Cryptographic Framework for the Controlled Release of Certified Data, in: Christianson B, Crispo B, Malcolm JA, Roe M (eds) Security Protocols: 12th International Workshop, Cambridge, UK, April 26-28, 2004. Revised Selected Papers. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 2006, pp. 20–42.

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 ASAIO Journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs).

Blog post
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Andrews R: Sponge-Filled Wound-Blocking Syringe Saves Its Very First Life IFLScience, 2016 Available at: https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/sponge-filled-wound-blocking-syringe-saves-its-very-first-life/. 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
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Government Accountability Office: Digital Broadcast Television Transition: Several Challenges Could Arise in Administering a Subsidy Program for DTV Equipment Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2005.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
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Seyed Jalali Aghdam SM: Silica aerogel, an alternative to micromachined air gap for thermal insulation of microheaters, 2015

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
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Williams J, Kovaleski SF: Actor’s Past Surfaces in Prosecutors’ Investigation of Penn State New York Times. October 28, 2016:A1.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in superscript:

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 titleASAIO Journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs)
AbbreviationASAIO J.
ISSN (print)1058-2916
ISSN (online)1538-943X
ScopeBiophysics
Bioengineering
Biomedical Engineering
Biomaterials
General Medicine

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