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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Lorimer DR. Astronomy. A pulsar bonanza. Science 2005; 307: 855–856.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Valbuzzi A, Yanofsky C. Inhibition of the B. subtilis regulatory protein TRAP by the TRAP-inhibitory protein, AT. Science 2001; 293: 2057–2059.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Iacopino V, Allen SA, Keller AS. Ethics. Bad science used to support torture and human experimentation. Science 2011; 331: 34–35.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Turner RE, Baustian JJ, Swenson EM, Spicer JS. Wetland sedimentation from hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Science 2006; 314: 449–452.

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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Kurrer K-E. Geschichte der Baustatik. Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn, Verlag für Architektur und technische Wissenschaften GmbH & Co. KG: Berlin, Germany, 2016.
An edited book
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Papathanasiou J, Ploskas N, Linden I (eds.). Real-World Decision Support Systems: Case Studies. Springer International Publishing: Cham, 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
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Bodner G. Nerve Compression Syndromes. In: Peer S, Bodner G (eds). High-Resolution Sonography of the Peripheral Nervous System. Springer: Berlin, Heidelberg, 2008, pp 71–122.

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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Hale T. Fish Caught Mid-Eating Another Fish Becomes Frozen Solid In Ice. IFLScience. 2017.https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/fish-caught-mideating-another-fish-becomes-frozen-solid-in-ice/ (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. Information Technology: IRS Needs to Improve Its Processes for Prioritizing and Reporting Performance of Investments. U.S. Government Printing Office: Washington, DC, 2016.

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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Yackel RJ. Recruitment and retention of nurses in long -term care within the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs. 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
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Wagner J. Mets’ Reed Finds Dominance in the Heart of the Plate. New York Times. 2016; : B12.

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
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