How to format your references using the Bone Marrow Transplantation citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Bone Marrow Transplantation. 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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Sawyers CL. Perspective: combined forces. Nature 2013; 498: S7.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Partridge L, Gems D. Benchmarks for ageing studies. Nature 2007; 450: 165–167.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Schnupp JW, Mrsic-Flogel TD, King AJ. Linear processing of spatial cues in primary auditory cortex. Nature 2001; 414: 200–204.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Hunt J, Brooks R, Jennions MD, Smith MJ, Bentsen CL, Bussière LF. High-quality male field crickets invest heavily in sexual display but die young. Nature 2004; 432: 1024–1027.

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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Sarisky D. Scriptural Interpretation. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester, UK, 2012.
An edited book
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Guveli A. Intergenerational Consequences of Migration: Socio-economic, Family and Cultural Patterns of Stability and Change in Turkey and Europe. Palgrave Macmillan UK: London, 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
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Girtz K, Mullins B, Rice M, Lopez J. Practical Application Layer Emulation in Industrial Control System Honeypots. In: Rice M, Shenoi S (eds). Critical Infrastructure Protection X: 10th IFIP WG 11.10 International Conference, ICCIP 2016, Arlington, VA, USA, March 14-16, 2016, Revised Selected Papers. Springer International Publishing: Cham, 2016, pp 83–98.

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 Bone Marrow Transplantation.

Blog post
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Fang J. Renewables Now Produce 22 Percent of the World’s Electricity. IFLScience. 2014.https://www.iflscience.com/environment/renewables-now-produce-22-percent-worlds-electricity/ (accessed 30 Oct2018).

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. Training Necessary to Address Data Reliability Issues in NASA Agreement Database and to Minimize Potential Competition with Commercial Sector. U.S. Government Printing Office: Washington, DC, 2011.

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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Breckheimer I. Mapping habitat quality in conservation’s neglected geography. 2012.

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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Williams J. Some Inheritances Aren’t Prized. New York Times. 2017; : C6.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in superscript:

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 titleBone Marrow Transplantation
ISSN (online)1476-5365
Scope

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