How to format your references using the Current Otorhinolaryngology Reports citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Current Otorhinolaryngology 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. Segall P. Geophysics. Understanding earthquakes. Science. 2012;336:676–7.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Bobrow M, Thomas S. Patents in a genetic age. Nature. 2000;409:763–4.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Tran J, Brenner TJ, DiNardo S. Somatic control over the germline stem cell lineage during Drosophila spermatogenesis. Nature. 2000;407:754–7.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Rannou P, Montmessin F, Hourdin F, Lebonnois S. The latitudinal distribution of clouds on Titan. Science. 2006;311:201–5.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Theodore L, Kunz RG. Nanotechnology: Environmental Implications and Solutions. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2005.
An edited book
1. Murgante B, Misra S, Rocha AMAC, Torre C, Rocha JG, Falcão MI, et al., editors. Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2014: 14th International Conference, Guimarães, Portugal, June 30 – July 3, 2014, Proceedings, Part II. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2014.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Cristofolini L. Overview of Digital Image Correlation. In: Olmi G, Cristofolini L, editors. Experimental Stress Analysis for Materials and Structures: Stress Analysis Models for Developing Design Methodologies. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015. p. 187–213.

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 Otorhinolaryngology Reports.

Blog post
1. Andrew D. Man Straps Drones Together To Create A DIY Hovercraft. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2015.

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. Initial Pilot Training: Better Management Controls Are Needed to Improve FAA Oversight. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2011 Nov. Report No.: GAO-12-117.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Holbert M. Knowledge is power (KIP): Kinship caregiver support group program curriculum [Doctoral dissertation]. [Long Beach, CA]: California State University, Long Beach; 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
1. Murphy MJO. Weekend Entertainments From the Archives of The New York Times. New York Times. 2015 Apr 3;C30.

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 Otorhinolaryngology Reports
AbbreviationCurr. Otorhinolaryngol. Rep.
ISSN (online)2167-583X
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