How to format your references using the Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette. 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.
Roch S. Toward extracting all phylogenetic information from matrices of evolutionary distances. Science. 2010;327(5971):1376-1379.
A journal article with 2 authors
1.
Dupuy TJ, Kraus AL. Distances, luminosities, and temperatures of the coldest known substellar objects. Science. 2013;341(6153):1492-1495.
A journal article with 3 authors
1.
Beaber JW, Hochhut B, Waldor MK. SOS response promotes horizontal dissemination of antibiotic resistance genes. Nature. 2004;427(6969):72-74.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Paparo GD, Müller M, Comellas F, Martin-Delgado MA. Quantum Google in a complex network. Sci Rep. 2013;3:2773.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1.
Wempen F. Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2010 Bible. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2010.
An edited book
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Capcarrère MS, Freitas AA, Bentley PJ, Johnson CG, Timmis J, eds. Advances in Artificial Life: 8th European Conference, ECAL 2005, Canterbury, UK, September 5-9, 2005. Proceedings. Vol 3630. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2005.
A chapter in an edited book
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Charpentier É, Vézina N. Les effets exercés par les crises financières sur la force obligatoire des contrats: certitudes et incertitudes du droit québécois en matière d’imprévision. In: Başoğlu B, ed. The Effects of Financial Crises on the Binding Force of Contracts - Renegotiation, Rescission or Revision. Ius Comparatum - Global Studies in Comparative Law. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016:59-81.

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 Pediatric Association Gazette.

Blog post
1.
Andrew E. Scientists Design Biological Safety Switch For GMOs. IFLScience.

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
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Government Accountability Office. Adolph T. Samuelson, 1946-1975. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1989.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1.
Fisher JD. A profile of the chief student affairs officers of the California State University system. 2015.

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.
Feeney K. Cider, From Doughnuts to Hot Dogs. New York Times. October 7, 2006:NJ6.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in superscript:

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 Pediatric Association Gazette
ISSN (print)1110-6638
Scope

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