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]
Macilwain C. Halt the avalanche of performance metrics. Nature 2013;500:255.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Otterstrom JJ, van Oijen AM. Biochemistry. Nudging through a nucleosome. Science 2009;325:547–8.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Micklos D, Lauter S, Nisselle A. Essays on science and society. Lessons from a science education portal. Science 2011;334:1657–8.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Vlad A, Singh N, Rolland J, Melinte S, Ajayan PM, Gohy J-F. Hybrid supercapacitor-battery materials for fast electrochemical charge storage. Sci Rep 2014;4:4315.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Maidl B, Herrenknecht M, Maidl U, Wehrmeyer G. Mechanised Shield Tunnelling. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA; 2012.
An edited book
[1]
Isakov V, editor. Sobolev Spaces in Mathematics III: Applications in Mathematical Physics. vol. 10. New York, NY: Springer; 2009.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Bocewicz G, Wójcik R, Banaszak Z. Cyclic Scheduling for Supply Chain Network. In: Rodríguez JMC, Pérez JB, Golinska P, Giroux S, Corchuelo R, editors. Trends in Practical Applications of Agents and Multiagent Systems: 10th International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2012, p. 39–47.

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]
Hale T. A Giant Ice Diamond Spotted Shining In The Caspian Sea. IFLScience 2017. https://www.iflscience.com/environment/a-giant-ice-diamond-spotted-shining-in-the-caspian-sea/ (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. Disadvantaged Students: Fiscal Oversight of Title I Could Be Improved. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2003.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Hong AN. A Diastereomeric Strategy in the Construction of Homochiral Metal-Organic Architectures. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 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]
Vecsey G. The Champions In Verse, And With Ghosts. New York Times 2011:SP4.

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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