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
1.
Knoepfler P. Journal club. A cell biologist looks at the risk and promise of a new insight into stem cells and cancer. Nature. 2009 Jan 22;457(7228):361.
A journal article with 2 authors
1.
Boles LC, Lohmann KJ. True navigation and magnetic maps in spiny lobsters. Nature. 2003 Jan 2;421(6918):60–3.
A journal article with 3 authors
1.
Zehn D, Lee SY, Bevan MJ. Complete but curtailed T-cell response to very low-affinity antigen. Nature. 2009 Mar 12;458(7235):211–4.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Luther S, Fenton FH, Kornreich BG, Squires A, Bittihn P, Hornung D, et al. Low-energy control of electrical turbulence in the heart. Nature. 2011 Jul 13;475(7355):235–9.

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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Marlet R. Program Specialization. Hoboken, NJ USA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2012.
An edited book
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Agosti M, Esposito F, Ferilli S, Ferro N, editors. Digital Libraries and Archives: 8th Italian Research Conference, IRCDL 2012, Bari, Italy, February 9-10, 2012, Revised Selected Papers. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2013. XIV, 271 p. 60 illus. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 354).
A chapter in an edited book
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Nguyen LG, Nguyen HS. Searching for Reductive Attributes in Decision Tables. In: Peters JF, Skowron A, Ślȩzak D, Nguyen HS, Bazan JG, editors. Transactions on Rough Sets XIX. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2015. p. 51–64. (Lecture Notes in Computer 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 Australasian Journal of Dermatology.

Blog post
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Andrew E. Fossil Collecting Should Be For Everyone – Not Just Academics [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2015 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/fossil-collecting-should-be-everyone-not-just-academics/

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. National Airspace System: Issues in Allocating Costs for Air Traffic Services to DOD and Other Users. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1997 Apr. Report No.: RCED-97-106.

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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Kinney EL. Isolation, identification, and antimicrobial susceptibility analysis of Enterococccus spp. and Salmonella spp. from conventional poultry farms transitioning to organic farming practices [Doctoral dissertation]. [College Park, MD]: University of Maryland, College Park; 2009.

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.
Pilon M. Long Security Lines Surprise Fans. New York Times. 2013 Aug 27;B11.

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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