How to format your references using the Egyptian Journal of Anaesthesia citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Egyptian Journal of Anaesthesia. 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]
Kamel F. Epidemiology. Paths from pesticides to Parkinson’s. Science 2013;341:722–3.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Kulkarni RN, Kahn CR. Molecular biology. HNFs--linking the liver and pancreatic islets in diabetes. Science 2004;303:1311–2.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Yu DYW, Hoster HE, Batabyal SK. Bulk antimony sulfide with excellent cycle stability as next-generation anode for lithium-ion batteries. Sci Rep 2014;4:4562.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Liu W, Christenson SD, Standage S, Shen B. Biosynthesis of the enediyne antitumor antibiotic C-1027. Science 2002;297:1170–3.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Tschirhart M, Bielefeld W. Managing Nonprofit Organizations. San Francisco: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2012.
An edited book
[1]
Althoff K-D, Dengel A, Bergmann R, Nick M, Roth-Berghofer T, editors. Professional Knowledge Management: Third Biennial Conference, WM 2005, Kaiserslautern, Germany, April 10-13, 2005, Revised Selected Papers. vol. 3782. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2005.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Lazzarini L, Luppino S, Malacrino CG. The White and Coloured Marbles of the Roman Theatre of Copia(Cosenza, Italy). In: Dan MB, Přikryl R, Török Á, editors. Materials, Technologies and Practice in Historic Heritage Structures, Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2010, p. 71–92.

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 Egyptian Journal of Anaesthesia.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew D. Schizophrenia May Cause Type 2 Diabetes, New Study Finds. IFLScience 2017. https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/schizophrenia-may-cause-type-2-diabetes-new-study-finds/ (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. Review of the Office of Education’s Basic Educational Opportunity Grant Program. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1976.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Safarian Bahri P. Erosion Rate Prediction Model for Levee-Floodwall Overtopping Applications in Fine-Grained Soils. Doctoral dissertation. Southern Illinois 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]
Simonson J. Nothing Is Free. New York Times 2017:A23.

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 titleEgyptian Journal of Anaesthesia
AbbreviationEgypt. J. Anaesth.
ISSN (print)1110-1849
ScopeAnesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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