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

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Asian Journal of Urology. 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
[1]
Camerer CF. Psychology and economics. Strategizing in the brain. Science 2003;300:1673–5.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Volkman SK, Hartl DL. Parasitology. A game of cat and mouth. Science 2003;299:353–4.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Friedmann T, Rabin O, Frankel MS. Ethics. Gene doping and sport. Science 2010;327:647–8.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Schulte-Pelkum V, Monsalve G, Sheehan A, Pandey MR, Sapkota S, Bilham R, et al. Imaging the Indian subcontinent beneath the Himalaya. Nature 2005;435:1222–5.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Yevick D, Yevick H. Fundamental Math and Physics for Scientists and Engineers. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc; 2014.
An edited book
[1]
Meadows C, Fernandez-Gago C, editors. Security and Trust Management: 7th International Workshop, STM 2011, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 27-28, 2011, Revised Selected Papers. vol. 7170. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2012.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
John L, Ramesh A. Modeling the Barriers of Humanitarian Supply Chain Management in India. In: Sahay BS, Gupta S, Menon VC, editors. Managing Humanitarian Logistics, New Delhi: Springer India; 2016, p. 61–82.

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 Urology.

Blog post
[1]
Fang J. The dead trees and fallen leaves near Chernobyl aren’t decaying. IFLScience 2014. https://www.iflscience.com/environment/dead-trees-and-fallen-leaves-near-chernobyl-aren’t-decaying/ (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
[1]
Government Accountability Office. Intellectual Property: Enhancements Needed in Computing and Reporting Patent Examination Statistics. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1996.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Abraham SR. Using Self-Monitoring and Goal Setting to Increase Swimming in Adults. Doctoral dissertation. University of South Florida, 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
[1]
Anderson J. The Documentary Left Looks to the Right. New York Times 2017:AR15.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in square brackets:

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 Urology
ISSN (print)2214-3882
Scope

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