How to format your references using the Clinical Ovarian and Other Gynecologic Cancer citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Clinical Ovarian and Other Gynecologic Cancer. 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.
EndNoteDownload the output style file
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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Rosenlof KH. Atmospheric science. How water enters the stratosphere. Science. 2003;302(5651):1691-1692.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Wang R, Yan X. Superior asymmetric supercapacitor based on Ni-Co oxide nanosheets and carbon nanorods. Sci Rep. 2014;4:3712.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Mueller K, Hough SE, Bilham R. Analysing the 1811-1812 New Madrid earthquakes with recent instrumentally recorded aftershocks. Nature. 2004;429(6989):284-288.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Burton RA, Wilson SM, Hrmova M, et al. Cellulose synthase-like CslF genes mediate the synthesis of cell wall (1,3;1,4)-beta-D-glucans. Science. 2006;311(5769):1940-1942.

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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Cruz MG, Peters GW, Shevchenko PV. Fundamental Aspects of Operational Risk and Insurance Analytics. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc; 2015.
An edited book
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Lorente N, Joachim C, eds. Architecture and Design of Molecule Logic Gates and Atom Circuits: Proceedings of the 2nd AtMol European Workshop. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2013.
A chapter in an edited book
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Faulkes CG, Arruda MF, da Cruz MAOM. Genetic Structure Within and Among Populations of the Common Marmoset, Callithrix jacchus: Implications for Cooperative Breeding. In: Ford SM, Porter LM, Davis LC, eds. The Smallest Anthropoids: The Marmoset/Callimico Radiation. Boston, MA: Springer US; 2009:103-117.

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 Ovarian and Other Gynecologic Cancer.

Blog post
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Andrew D. 10 Maps That Reveal How Major Cities Could Be Underwater By 2100. IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/environment/10-maps-that-reveal-how-major-cities-could-be-underwater-by-2100/. Published August 10, 2016. Accessed October 30, 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. Digital Television Transition: Issues Related to an Information Campaign Regarding the Transition. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2005.

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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Shackelford V. Mary’s mandala story: Images of chaos in mandala psychology. 2014.

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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Popper N. Muni Rates Examined For Signs Of Rigging. New York Times. July 31, 2012:B1.

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 titleClinical Ovarian and Other Gynecologic Cancer
AbbreviationClin. Ovarian Other Gynecol. Canc.
ISSN (print)2212-9553
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