How to format your references using the Climacteric citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Climacteric. 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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Clement BM. Dependence of the duration of geomagnetic polarity reversals on site latitude. Nature. 2004 Apr 8;428(6983):637–40.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Yeston J, Coontz R. Industrial chemistry. Chemistry writ large. Introduction. Science. 2009 Aug 7;325(5941):691.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Grünwald D, Singer RH, Rout M. Nuclear export dynamics of RNA-protein complexes. Nature. 2011 Jul 20;475(7356):333–41.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Cederstrom B, Cahn RN, Danielsson M, Lundqvist M, Nygren DR. Focusing hard X-rays with old LPs. Nature. 2000 Apr 27;404(6781):951.

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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Lado EP. The Common Fisheries Policy. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2016.
An edited book
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Fan S, Fielding-Wells J, editors. What is Next in Educational Research? Rotterdam: SensePublishers; 2016. XIV, 364 p.
A chapter in an edited book
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Perez-Felkner L. Socialization in Childhood and Adolescence. In: DeLamater J, Ward A, editors. Handbook of Social Psychology. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2013. p. 119–49. (Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research).

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 Climacteric.

Blog post
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Andrew E. Watch As A 6 Meter Long Great White Shark Charges A Film Crew’s Dinghy [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2015 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/6m-great-white-shark-charges-film-crews-dinghy/

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 Security: TSA Has Enhanced Its Explosives Detection Requirements for Checked Baggage, but Additional Screening Actions Are Needed. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2011 Jul. Report No.: GAO-11-740.

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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Spisak GM. Particulation [Doctoral dissertation]. [Long Beach, CA]: California State University, Long Beach; 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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Rich N. Forever and Ever. New York Times. 2012 Nov 28;MM32.

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 titleClimacteric
AbbreviationClimacteric
ISSN (print)1369-7137
ISSN (online)1473-0804
ScopeGeneral Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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