How to format your references using the Clinical Research in Cardiology Supplements citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Clinical Research in Cardiology Supplements. 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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Lang RF (2010) Astronomy. Fishing for the universe. Science 327:1582–1583
A journal article with 2 authors
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Lopes WA, Jaeger HM (2001) Hierarchical self-assembly of metal nanostructures on diblock copolymer scaffolds. Nature 414:735–738
A journal article with 3 authors
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Puntes VF, Krishnan KM, Alivisatos AP (2001) Colloidal nanocrystal shape and size control: the case of cobalt. Science 291:2115–2117
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Williams PA, Cosme J, Vinkovic DM, et al (2004) Crystal structures of human cytochrome P450 3A4 bound to metyrapone and progesterone. Science 305:683–686

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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Neupert R (2011) French Animation History. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
An edited book
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Grobman S (2016) The Second Economy: The Race for Trust, Treasure and Time in the Cybersecurity War. Apress, Berkeley, CA
A chapter in an edited book
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Koppe R, Häusler S, Poppen F, Hahn A (2010) Process Model Based Methodology for Impact Analysis of New Design Methods. In: Heisig P, Clarkson PJ, Vajna S (eds) Modelling and Management of Engineering Processes. Springer, London, pp 53–64

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 Research in Cardiology Supplements.

Blog post
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Andrew E (2014) Hybrid Material May Help Crush Solar Cell Efficiency Record. In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/technology/hybrid-material-may-help-crush-solar-cell-efficiency-record/. Accessed 30 Oct 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 (1999) Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Medicare and the Delivery of Health Services Are at Risk. 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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Zolfaghari SS (2015) The relationship between folic acid, vitamin B12, and vitamin B6 intakes and depression in women who use hormonal oral contraceptives. Doctoral dissertation, California State University, Long Beach

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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Gustines GG (2011) First Strokes To Becoming Aquaman. New York Times C27

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 Research in Cardiology Supplements
AbbreviationClin. Res. Cardiol. Suppl.
ISSN (print)1861-0706
ISSN (online)1861-0714
ScopeMolecular Biology
Structural Biology
General Medicine
Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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