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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Poste G. Bring on the biomarkers. Nature. 2011 Jan 13;469(7329):156–7.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Johansson LC, Norberg UM. Asymmetric toes aid underwater swimming. Nature. 2000 Oct 5;407(6804):582–3.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Hurrell JW, Kushnir Y, Visbeck M. Climate. The North Atlantic oscillation. Science. 2001 Jan 26;291(5504):603–5.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Schwab JM, Chiang N, Arita M, Serhan CN. Resolvin E1 and protectin D1 activate inflammation-resolution programmes. Nature. 2007 Jun 14;447(7146):869–74.

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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Strome TL. Healthcare Analytics for Quality and Performance Improvement. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2013.
An edited book
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Kop C, Fliedl G, Mayr HC, Métais E, editors. Natural Language Processing and Information Systems: 11th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems, NLDB 2006, Klagenfurt, Austria, May 31 - June 2, 2006. Proceedings. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2006. XIV, 234 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 3999).
A chapter in an edited book
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Lewis H. Complying with Regulations. In: Verghese K, Lewis H, Fitzpatrick L, editors. Packaging for Sustainability. London: Springer; 2012. p. 155–69.

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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Davis J. Russia Plans To Cull 100,000 Reindeer To Prevent Spread Of “Zombie” Anthrax [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2016 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/russia-plans-to-cull-100000-reindeer-to-prevent-spread-of-zombie-anthrax/

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. Circumstances Surrounding the ASPJ Limited Production Decision. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1990 May. Report No.: T-NSIAD-90-40.

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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Umstead HG. Determining the Value of Outdoor Adventure Education for Educational Leaders [Doctoral dissertation]. [ Lafayette, LA]: University of Louisiana; 2017.

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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Pilon M. At the End, the Telltale Runners’ Bags. New York Times. 2013 Dec 30;D6.

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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