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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Giessibl FJ. Chemistry. Seeing the reaction. Science. 2013 Jun 21;340(6139):1417–8.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Caldeira K, Wickett ME. Oceanography: anthropogenic carbon and ocean pH. Nature. 2003 Sep 25;425(6956):365.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Dloniak SM, French JA, Holekamp KE. Rank-related maternal effects of androgens on behaviour in wild spotted hyaenas. Nature. 2006 Apr 27;440(7088):1190–3.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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McNew JA, Parlati F, Fukuda R, Johnston RJ, Paz K, Paumet F, et al. Compartmental specificity of cellular membrane fusion encoded in SNARE proteins. Nature. 2000 Sep 14;407(6801):153–9.

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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Paschedag AR. CFD in der Verfahrenstechnik. Weinheim, FRG: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA; 2004.
An edited book
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González RG, Hirsch JA, Lev MH, Schaefer PW, Schwamm LH, editors. Acute Ischemic Stroke: Imaging and Intervention. 2nd ed. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2011. VIII, 297 p.
A chapter in an edited book
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Deantoni J, Brun C, Caillaud B, France RB, Karsai G, Nierstrasz O, et al. Domain Globalization: Using Languages to Support Technical and Social Coordination. In: Combemale B, Cheng BHC, France RB, Jézéquel J-M, Rumpe B, editors. Globalizing Domain-Specific Languages: International Dagstuhl Seminar, Dagstuhl Castle, Germany, October 5-10, 2014, Revised Papers. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015. p. 70–87. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science).

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. Lyme Disease: A Ticking Time Bomb [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2016 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/lyme-disease-ticking-time-bomb/

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. Maritime Critical Infrastructure Protection: DHS Needs to Better Address Port Cybersecurity. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2014 Jun. Report No.: GAO-14-459.

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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Anemaet WK. The effects of non -surgical interventions on osteoarthritis-like changes in the mouse knee [Doctoral dissertation]. [Tampa, FL]: University of South Florida; 2008.

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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Dannenberg L. In the Air on the Day the World Changed. New York Times. 2007 Sep 11;C6.

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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