How to format your references using the Calcified Tissue International citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Calcified Tissue International. 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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Gilmore G (2008) Astronomy. How cold is cold dark matter? Science 322:1476–1477
A journal article with 2 authors
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Collins S, Bell G (2004) Phenotypic consequences of 1,000 generations of selection at elevated CO2 in a green alga. Nature 431:566–569
A journal article with 3 authors
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Khanna KM, McNamara JT, Lefrançois L (2007) In situ imaging of the endogenous CD8 T cell response to infection. Science 318:116–120
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Takamori S, Rhee JS, Rosenmund C, Jahn R (2000) Identification of a vesicular glutamate transporter that defines a glutamatergic phenotype in neurons. Nature 407:189–194

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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Zhang PG, Chan T (2011) The Chinese Yuan. John Wiley & Sons (Asia) Pte. Ltd., 2 Clementi Loop, #02-01, Singapore 129809
An edited book
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Zuluaga LF, Terlaky T (2013) Modeling and Optimization: Theory and Applications: Selected Contributions from the MOPTA 2012 Conference. Springer, New York, NY
A chapter in an edited book
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Bobbio M (2012) I rischi di una diagnostica senza limiti. In: Schiavon F, Guglielmi G, Rotondo A (eds) La comunicazione radiologica nella società del benessere. Springer, Milano, pp 27–36

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 Calcified Tissue International.

Blog post
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Andrew E (2015) Bomb Sniffing Dogs Detect Prostate Cancer With More Than 95% Accuracy. In: IFLScience. Accessed 30 Oct 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 (2005) Aviation Security: Secure Flight Development and Testing Under Way, but Risks Should Be Managed as System Is Further Developed. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC

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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Hogue ML (2012) A Case Study of Perspectives on Building School and Community Partnerships. Doctoral dissertation, University of South Florida

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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Vecsey G (2011) Mets Thank Troops In a Meaningful Setting. New York Times B11

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in square brackets:

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 titleCalcified Tissue International
AbbreviationCalcif. Tissue Int.
ISSN (print)0171-967X
ISSN (online)1432-0827
ScopeEndocrinology
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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