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

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Current Pulmonology 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. Nel A. Atmosphere. Air pollution-related illness: effects of particles. Science. 2005;308:804–6.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Ausländer S, Fussenegger M. Synthetic biology. Dynamic genome engineering in living cells. Science. 2014;346:813–4.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Yoshida S, Sukeno M, Nabeshima Y-I. A vasculature-associated niche for undifferentiated spermatogonia in the mouse testis. Science. 2007;317:1722–6.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Herndon LA, Schmeissner PJ, Dudaronek JM, Brown PA, Listner KM, Sakano Y, et al. Stochastic and genetic factors influence tissue-specific decline in ageing C. elegans. Nature. 2002;419:808–14.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Ippolito LJ Jr. Satellite Communications Systems Engineering. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2008.
An edited book
1. Carsrud AL, Brännback M, editors. Understanding the Entrepreneurial Mind: Opening the Black Box. New York, NY: Springer; 2009.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Warrier SB, Kharkar PS. Inverse Virtual Screening in Drug Repositioning: Detailed Investigation and Case Studies. In: Ramasami P, Gupta Bhowon M, Jhaumeer Laulloo S, Li Kam Wah H, editors. Crystallizing Ideas – The Role of Chemistry. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016. p. 71–83.

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 Pulmonology Reports.

Blog post
1. Andrew E. Captive Chimpanzees To Be Classified As Endangered [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2015 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/captive-chimpanzees-be-classified-endangered/

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. Job Training: Effect of Under-Reported Unemployment Data on Grant Funding to Rural Areas. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1985 Nov. Report No.: HRD-86-35BR.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Carey SA. Assessing the presence of antibiotic-resistant Enterococcus in reclaimed water used for spray irrigation [Doctoral dissertation]. [College Park, MD]: University of Maryland, College Park; 2013.

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. Kishkovsky S. New Kirov Home in Golden Glass. New York Times. 2003 Jul 1;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 Pulmonology Reports
AbbreviationCurr. Pulmonol. Rep.
ISSN (online)2199-2428
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