How to format your references using the Catalysis Surveys from Asia citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Catalysis Surveys from Asia. 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
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Scalfani VF (2014) Finally free. Science 346:1258
A journal article with 2 authors
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Boomsma JJ, Pamilo P (2010) Retrospective. Rossiter H. Crozier (1943-2009). Science 327:45
A journal article with 3 authors
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Chaudhuri O, Parekh SH, Fletcher DA (2007) Reversible stress softening of actin networks. Nature 445:295–298
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Turner A, Beales J, Faure S, et al (2005) The pseudo-response regulator Ppd-H1 provides adaptation to photoperiod in barley. Science 310:1031–1034

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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Will H (2011) »Sei naiv und mach’ ein Experiment«: Feodor Lynen. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany
An edited book
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Lieten GK (2015) Child Street Life: An Inside View of Hazards and Expectations of Street Children in Peru. Springer International Publishing, Cham
A chapter in an edited book
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Benson MD (2015) The Hereditary Amyloidoses. In: Picken MM, Herrera GA, Dogan A (eds) Amyloid and Related Disorders: Surgical Pathology and Clinical Correlations. Springer International Publishing, Cham, pp 65–80

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 Catalysis Surveys from Asia.

Blog post
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Andrew E (2014) Windowless Planes Offer Passengers Spectacular Panoramic Views. In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/technology/windowless-planes-offer-passengers-spectacular-panoramic-views/. 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 (1995) Resources, Community, and Economic Development Information Systems Issue Area: Active Assignments. 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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Eldanaf RG (2012) Angry Cherub. Doctoral dissertation, California State University, Long Beach

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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Landler M, Harris G (2017) In Retaliation, U.S. Tells Russia to Shut Consulate And 2 Diplomatic Offices. New York Times A7

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 titleCatalysis Surveys from Asia
AbbreviationCatal. Surv. Asia
ISSN (print)1571-1013
ISSN (online)1574-9266
ScopeCatalysis
General Chemistry

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