How to format your references using the Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases (BJID). 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.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
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.
Morris MR. Astronomy. Glimpsing matter at the brink. Science. 2004;304(5671):689–92.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Sussman MR., Phillips GN Jr. Plant science. How plant cells go to sleep for a long, long time. Science. 2009;326(5958):1356–7.
A journal article with 3 authors
1.
Zhang C., Chan CT., Hu X. Broadband focusing and collimation of water waves by zero refractive index. Sci Rep. 2014;4:6979.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Okita K., Nakagawa M., Hyenjong H., Ichisaka T., Yamanaka S. Generation of mouse induced pluripotent stem cells without viral vectors. Science. 2008;322(5903):949–53.

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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Boddy R., Smith G. Effective Experimentation. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2010.
An edited book
1.
Hernández Salmerón M. Convergence in Output and Its Sources Among Industrialised Countries: A Cross-Country Time-Series Perspective. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
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Hamoudi M., Quesnel Y., Dyment J., Lesur V. Aeromagnetic and Marine Measurements. In: Mandea M, Korte M, editors. Geomagnetic Observations and Models. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2011. p. 57–103.

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 Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases.

Blog post
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Davis J. Sleeping On Your Side Is Good For Your Brain. IFLScience. Available at: https://www.iflscience.com/brain/sleeping-your-side-could-help-your-brain-clear-out-waste-chemicals/ [accessed October 30, 2018].

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. Aviation Noise: Costs of Phasing Out Noisy Aircraft. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1991.

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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Long KE. Voluntary exiles: Short-term Western expatriates in three Chinese cities. Doctoral dissertation, California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, 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. With Ban on Wrestling Between Boys and Girls, Diocese Faces a Crossroads. New York Times. 2014:B16.

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 titleBrazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
AbbreviationBraz. J. Infect. Dis.
ISSN (print)1413-8670
ISSN (online)1678-4391
Scope

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