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. Telesco C. Astronomy. Born with flare. Science. 2006;314:605–6.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Marteau TM, Mantzari E. Public health: The case for pay to quit. Nature. 2015;523:40–1.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Thomas JA, Simcox DJ, Clarke RT. Successful conservation of a threatened Maculinea butterfly. Science. 2009;325:80–3.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Ijspeert AJ, Crespi A, Ryczko D, Cabelguen J-M. From swimming to walking with a salamander robot driven by a spinal cord model. Science. 2007;315:1416–20.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Simmons M, Dalgleish E. Corporate Actions. Oxford, UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd; 2006.
An edited book
1. Speth P, Christoph M, Diekkrüger B, editors. Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2010.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Thalmann D, Musse SR. Virtual Human Animation. In: Musse SR, editor. Crowd Simulation. London: Springer; 2007. p. 59–87.

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. Hamilton K. “Scratching” Sounds A Woman Heard Were Caused By Spider Living In Her Ear. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2015.


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. Aviation Security: Federal Air Marshal Service Is Addressing Challenges of Its Expanded Mission and Workforce, but Additional Actions Needed. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2003 Nov. Report No.: GAO-04-242.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Meghani HP. Med-Equip Solutions LLC: A wheelchair distributor company business plan [Doctoral dissertation]. [Long Beach, CA]: California State University, Long Beach; 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
1. Ding G. How to Cheat on Taxes in China. New York Times. 2015 Sep 11;A29.

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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