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]
Blau HM. A twist of fate. Nature 2002;419:437.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Heinberg R, Fridley D. The end of cheap coal. Nature 2010;468:367–9.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Bunge J, Epstein SS, Peterson DG. Comment on “Computational improvements reveal great bacterial diversity and high metal toxicity in soil.” Science 2006;313:918; author reply 918.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Mutreja A, Kim DW, Thomson NR, Connor TR, Lee JH, Kariuki S, et al. Evidence for several waves of global transmission in the seventh cholera pandemic. Nature 2011;477:462–5.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Iosifescu M, Limnios N, Oprişan G. Introduction to Stochastic Models. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc; 2010.
An edited book
[1]
Ruttkay Z, Kipp M, Nijholt A, Vilhjálmsson HH, editors. Intelligent Virtual Agents: 9th International Conference, IVA 2009 Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 14-16, 2009 Proceedings. vol. 5773. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2009.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Leavitt SD, St. Clair LL. Bio-monitoring in Western North America: What Can Lichens Tell Us About Ecological Disturbances? In: Upreti DK, Divakar PK, Shukla V, Bajpai R, editors. Recent Advances in Lichenology: Modern Methods and Approaches in Biomonitoring and Bioprospection, Volume 1, New Delhi: Springer India; 2015, p. 119–38.

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. Ancient Egyptian Human Fetus Discovered. IFLScience 2016.

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. Block Grants Brought Funding Changes and Adjustments to Program Priorities. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1985.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Cordova M. The impact of a teacher training program on student engagement. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 2009.

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]
Saslow L. New Setting for Double-Diamond Cottage. New York Times 2006:14LI3.

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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