How to format your references using the Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal. 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
[1]
Bortman H. Requiem for an observatory. Nature 2000;405:504–6.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Peebles PJE, Unruh WG. Obituary: John Wheeler (1911-2008). Nature 2008;453:50.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Tuomisto H, Ruokolainen K, Yli-Halla M. Dispersal, environment, and floristic variation of western Amazonian forests. Science 2003;299:241–4.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
MacDonald MP, Paterson L, Volke-Sepulveda K, Arlt J, Sibbett W, Dholakia K. Creation and manipulation of three-dimensional optically trapped structures. Science 2002;296:1101–3.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Goria S. Methods and Tools for Creative Competitive Intelligence. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2017.
An edited book
[1]
Kotenko I, Skormin V, editors. Computer Network Security: 6th International Conference on Mathematical Methods, Models and Architectures for Computer Network Security, MMM-ACNS 2012, St. Petersburg, Russia, October 17-19, 2012. Proceedings. vol. 7531. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2012.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Tsimbalyuk V, Zinkovskii A, Gnesin V, Rzadkowski R, Sokolowski J. EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL INVESTIGATION OF 2D PALISADE FLUTTER FOR THE HARMONIC OSCILLATIONS. In: Hall KC, Kielb RE, Thomas JP, editors. UNSTEADY AERODYNAMICS, AEROACOUSTICS AND AEROELASTICITY OF TURBOMACHINES, Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2006, p. 53–63.

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 Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal.

Blog post
[1]
Evans K. Here’s How Much Of The US Would Need To Be Covered In Wind Turbines To Power The Nation. IFLScience 2016. https://www.iflscience.com/technology/heres-how-much-the-us-would-need-to-be-covered-in-wind-turbines-to-power-the-nation/ (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. Technology Assessment: Neutron Detectors: Alternatives to Using Helium-3. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2011.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Patrick NS. Employees’ Perceptions of Employers’ Response After Workplace Injury. Doctoral dissertation. Florida Atlantic University, 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
[1]
Poniewozik J. A Debate? Or Rivals Just Trying to Go Viral? New York Times 2016:A15.

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 titleAustralasian Emergency Nursing Journal
AbbreviationAustralas. Emerg. Nurs. J.
ISSN (print)1574-6267
ScopeGeneral Medicine
Emergency

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