How to format your references using the Current Fungal Infection Reports citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Current Fungal Infection Reports. 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
1. Weaire D. Applied physics. A fresh start for foam physics. Science. 2013;340:693–4.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Sipp D, Turner L. Stem cells. U.S. regulation of stem cells as medical products. Science. 2012;338:1296–7.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Hurtley S, Ash C, Roberts L. Tuberculosis & malaria. Landscapes of infection. Introduction. Science. 2010;328:841.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Maeda T, Hobbs RM, Merghoub T, Guernah I, Zelent A, Cordon-Cardo C, et al. Role of the proto-oncogene Pokemon in cellular transformation and ARF repression. Nature. 2005;433:278–85.

Books and book chapters

Here are examples of references for authored and edited books as well as book chapters.

An authored book
1. Moore RG, Garland A. Cognitive Therapy for Chronic and Persistent Depression. West Sussex, England: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2008.
An edited book
1. Gurav SS, Gurav NS, editors. Indian Herbal Drug Microscopy. New York, NY: Springer; 2014.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Lazazzara A, Ghiringhelli C. Developing Social Leadership: Cultural and Technological Influences. In: Mola L, Pennarola F, Za S, editors. From Information to Smart Society: Environment, Politics and Economics. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015. p. 31–47.

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 Current Fungal Infection Reports.

Blog post
1. Hale T. Larry The Mammoth’s Skull Is Confusing Paleontologists [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2016 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/larry-the-mammoths-skull-is-confusing-paleontologists/

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
1. Government Accountability Office. [Comments on Recommendations in GAO Report]. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1991 Jul. Report No.: B-244224.

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
1. Mani V. Empirical study of link between operations and financial performance for retailers [Doctoral dissertation]. [Chapel Hill, NC]: University of North Carolina; 2011.

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
1. Billard M. Scouting Report. New York Times. 2010 Nov 4;E5.

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 titleCurrent Fungal Infection Reports
AbbreviationCurr. Fungal Infect. Rep.
ISSN (print)1936-3761
ISSN (online)1936-377X
ScopeInfectious Diseases

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