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
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Moore DD. Physiology. Sister act. Science. 2007;316(5830):1436-1438.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Adesnik H, Scanziani M. Lateral competition for cortical space by layer-specific horizontal circuits. Nature. 2010;464(7292):1155-1160.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Magavi SS, Leavitt BR, Macklis JD. Induction of neurogenesis in the neocortex of adult mice. Nature. 2000;405(6789):951-955.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Dundr M, Hoffmann-Rohrer U, Hu Q, et al. A kinetic framework for a mammalian RNA polymerase in vivo. Science. 2002;298(5598):1623-1626.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
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Stavetski EJ. Managing Hedge Fund Managers. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2009.
An edited book
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Korkin A, Rosei F, eds. Nanoelectronics and Photonics: From Atoms to Materials, Devices, and Architectures. Springer; 2008.
A chapter in an edited book
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Tiwari GN, Tiwari A, Shyam. Flat-Plate Collectors. In: Tiwari A, Shyam, eds. Handbook of Solar Energy: Theory, Analysis and Applications. Energy Systems in Electrical Engineering. Springer; 2016:171-246.

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
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Andrew E. Solved: The Mystery Of Why It’s Impossible To Pull Apart Interleaved Phone Books. IFLScience. Published August 27, 2015. Accessed October 30, 2018. https://www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/solved-mystery-why-it-s-impossible-pull-apart-interleaved-phone-books/

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. National Assessment of Educational Progress Exclusion Rates for Students with Disabilities. U.S. Government Printing Office; 2005.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
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Armstrong A. Tactic-Based Learning for Collective Learning Systems. Doctoral dissertation. George Washington University; 2008.

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
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Gladstone R, Specia M. At the U.N., Pressure Builds on Myanmar Over a ‘Human Rights Nightmare.’ New York Times. September 29, 2017:A4.

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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