How to format your references using the Domestic Animal Endocrinology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Domestic Animal Endocrinology. 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.
EndNoteDownload the output style file
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]
Petherick A. Environment and genetics: Making sense of the noise. Nature 2012;485:S64-5.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Mulligan SJ, MacVicar BA. Calcium transients in astrocyte endfeet cause cerebrovascular constrictions. Nature 2004;431:195–9.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Srinivasan G, James CM, Krzycki JA. Pyrrolysine encoded by UAG in Archaea: charging of a UAG-decoding specialized tRNA. Science 2002;296:1459–62.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Beck P, Gillet P, El Goresy A, Mostefaoui S. Timescales of shock processes in chondritic and martian meteorites. Nature 2005;435:1071–4.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Chu PP. FPGA Prototyping by Verilog Examples. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2008.
An edited book
[1]
Hauschild MZ, Huijbregts MAJ, editors. Life Cycle Impact Assessment. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Hayashi ECS, Baranauskas MCC. Designing for Affectibility: Principles and Guidelines. In: Stephanidis C, editor. HCI International 2015 - Posters’ Extended Abstracts: International Conference, HCI International 2015, Los Angeles, CA, USA, August 2-7, 2015. Proceedings, Part I, Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015, p. 25–31.

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 Domestic Animal Endocrinology.

Blog post
[1]
Davis J. Students Develop Straw That Can Test For Date Rape Drugs. IFLScience 2017. https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/students-develop-straw-that-can-test-for-date-rape-drugs/ (accessed October 30, 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
[1]
Government Accountability Office. Transportation Infrastructure: Information on Bridge Conditions. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2015.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Iwuagwu CI. Preventing the Spread of HIV Among Homeless Youth in California. Doctoral dissertation. Capella University, 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]
Fausset R, Eligon J, Horowitz J, Robles F. A Hectic Day at Church, and Then a Hellish Visitor. New York Times 2015:A1.

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 titleDomestic Animal Endocrinology
AbbreviationDomest. Anim. Endocrinol.
ISSN (print)0739-7240
ScopeAnimal Science and Zoology
Endocrinology
Food Animals

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