How to format your references using the Australasian Journal of Dermatology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 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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Murray TH. Genetics. Stirring the simmering “designer baby” pot. Science. 2014 Mar 14;343(6176):1208–10.
A journal article with 2 authors
1.
Johnson PA, Jia X. Nonlinear dynamics, granular media and dynamic earthquake triggering. Nature. 2005 Oct 6;437(7060):871–4.
A journal article with 3 authors
1.
Ninomiya H, Elinson RP, Winklbauer R. Antero-posterior tissue polarity links mesoderm convergent extension to axial patterning. Nature. 2004 Jul 15;430(6997):364–7.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Shibuya A, Itoh T, Tukey RH, Fujiwara R. Impact of fatty acids on human UDP-glucuronosyltransferase 1A1 activity and its expression in neonatal hyperbilirubinemia. Sci Rep. 2013 Oct 9;3:2903.

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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Webb RC. Tele-Visionaries. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2005.
An edited book
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Nishino S, Sakurai T, editors. The Orexin/Hypocretin System: Physiology and Pathophysiology. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press; 2005. (Contemporary Clinical Neuroscience).
A chapter in an edited book
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Corona I, Giacinto G, Roli F. Intrusion Detection in Computer Systems Using Multiple Classifier Systems. In: Okun O, Valentini G, editors. Supervised and Unsupervised Ensemble Methods and their Applications. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2008. p. 91–113. (Kacprzyk J, editor. Studies in Computational Intelligence).

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 Journal of Dermatology.

Blog post
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Andrews R. Controversial GM Food Labeling Bill Approved By US Senate [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2016 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/controversial-gm-food-labeling-bill-approved-by-us-senate/

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. District of Columbia: Extent to Which Schools Receive Available Federal Education Grants. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1998 Oct. Report No.: HEHS-99-1.

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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Hagarty EP. A predictive risk modeling system for the management of small-scale water and wastewater facilities: Toward long-term sustainability of our national parks [Doctoral dissertation]. [Washington, DC]: George Washington University; 2008.

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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Callahan K. Quotation Of The Day. New York Times. 2011 Aug 15;A2.

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 titleAustralasian Journal of Dermatology
AbbreviationAustralas. J. Dermatol.
ISSN (print)0004-8380
ISSN (online)1440-0960
ScopeDermatology

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