How to format your references using the Clinical Lipidology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Clinical Lipidology. 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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Lee PA. High-temperature superconductors. Some vortices like it hot. Nature. 406(6795), 467–468 (2000).
A journal article with 2 authors
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Serbina NV, Pamer EG. Immunology. Giving credit where credit is due. Science. 301(5641), 1856–1857 (2003).
A journal article with 3 authors
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Baier DB, Gatesy SM, Jenkins FA. A critical ligamentous mechanism in the evolution of avian flight. Nature. 445(7125), 307–310 (2007).
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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López-García P, Rodríguez-Valera F, Pedrós-Alió C, Moreira D. Unexpected diversity of small eukaryotes in deep-sea Antarctic plankton. Nature. 409(6820), 603–607 (2001).

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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Shahidi A. Balanced Asset Allocation. John Wiley & Sons, Inc, Hoboken, NJ.
An edited book
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Kusuoka S, Maruyama T, editors. Advances in Mathematical Economics. Springer Japan, Tokyo.
A chapter in an edited book
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Voicu M-C. Computational Methods for Detecting Types of Nonlinear Dynamics. In: Proceedings of the European Computing Conference: Volume 2. Mastorakis N, Mladenov V, Kontargyri VT (Eds.), Springer US, Boston, MA, 35–48 (2009).

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 Clinical Lipidology.

Blog post
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Luntz S. Measuring The Cost Of Water Collection [Internet]. IFLScience (2016). Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/measuring-the-cost-of-water-collection/.

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. Overview of the Adult Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program and Its Operation in California. 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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Mueck K. Physiology of the Invasive Apple Snail, Pomacea maculata (Perry, 1810), in Louisiana. (2017).

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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Murphy MJO. A Look at Past Stories and Articles in The Times. New York Times, C26 (2015).

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 titleClinical Lipidology
AbbreviationClin. Lipidol.
ISSN (print)1758-4299
ISSN (online)1758-4302
ScopeCardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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