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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Colegrave N. Sex releases the speed limit on evolution. Nature. 420(6916), 664–666 (2002).
A journal article with 2 authors
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Savill J, Fadok V. Corpse clearance defines the meaning of cell death. Nature. 407(6805), 784–788 (2000).
A journal article with 3 authors
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London AJ, Parker LS, Aronson JD. Public health. DNA identification after conflict or disaster. Science. 341(6151), 1178–1179 (2013).
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Gan B, Hu J, Jiang S, et al. Lkb1 regulates quiescence and metabolic homeostasis of haematopoietic stem cells. Nature. 468(7324), 701–704 (2010).

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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Akiba K-Y. Organo Main Group Chemistry. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ.
An edited book
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Mahlich J, Pascha W, editors. Korean Science and Technology in an International Perspective. Physica-Verlag HD, Heidelberg.
A chapter in an edited book
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Heimer G, Rivlin M, Israel Z, Bergman H. Synchronizing activity of basal ganglia and pathophysiology of Parkinson’s disease. In: Parkinson’s Disease and Related Disorders. Riederer P, Reichmann H, Youdim MBH, Gerlach M (Eds.), Springer, Vienna, 17–20 (2006).

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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Hale T. Creepy Swarm Of Baby Crabs Crawl Over Man’s Hand [Internet]. IFLScience (2015). Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/creepy-swarm-baby-crabs-crawl-over-mans-hand/.

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. Quality Management: Scoping Study. 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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Wells JP. A case study of educators’ perceptions of the effects of high -stakes testing and accountability policies on high- and low-poverty middle schools in a Maryland school district. (2010).

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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Dolnick B. Cold Showers. New York Times, MM26 (2017).

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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