How to format your references using the Asian Journal of Andrology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Asian Journal of Andrology. 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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Kolodner RD. Guarding against mutation. Nature. 2000 Oct 12;407(6805):687, 689.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Simon R, Stahl Y. Botany. Plant cells CLEave their way to differentiation. Science. 2006 Aug 11;313(5788):773–4.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Loudet JC, Hanusse P, Poulin P. Stokes drag on a sphere in a nematic liquid crystal. Science. 2004 Nov 26;306(5701):1525.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Chen J, Upadhyaya NM, Ortiz D, Sperschneider J, Li F, Bouton C, et al. Loss of AvrSr50 by somatic exchange in stem rust leads to virulence for Sr50 resistance in wheat. Science. 2017 Dec 22;358(6370):1607–10.

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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Berk J. Cost Reduction and Optimization for Manufacturing and Industrial Companies. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2010.
An edited book
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Kath E, editor. Australian-Latin American Relations: New Links in a Changing Global Landscape. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan US; 2016. XV, 239 p.
A chapter in an edited book
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Bernas M, Płaczek B. Energy Aware Object Localization in Wireless Sensor Network Based on Wi-Fi Fingerprinting. In: Gaj P, Kwiecień A, Stera P, editors. Computer Networks: 22nd International Conference, CN 2015, Brunów, Poland, June 16-19, 2015 Proceedings. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015. p. 33–42. (Communications in Computer and Information Science).

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 Asian Journal of Andrology.

Blog post
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Hamilton K. Think Swearing Isn’t Big Or Clever? Think Again [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2017 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/brain/think-swearing-isnt-big-or-clever-think-again/

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. Reclaim for Mileage and Relocation Expenses. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1973 May. Report No.: B-177671.

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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Kim SB. Model uncertainty and model averaging in the estimation of benchmark dose [Doctoral dissertation]. [Long Beach, CA]: California State University, Long Beach; 2010.

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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Lee L. Bathed in the Glow of Splashing Water. New York Times. 2013 Jul 25;D3.

In-text citations

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

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 titleAsian Journal of Andrology
AbbreviationAsian J. Androl.
ISSN (print)1008-682X
ISSN (online)1745-7262
ScopeGeneral Medicine
Urology

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