How to format your references using the Endocrine Disruptors citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Endocrine Disruptors. 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
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O’Hara K. Canada must free scientists to talk to journalists. Nature 2010; 467:501.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Wood BJ, Halliday AN. The lead isotopic age of the Earth can be explained by core formation alone. Nature 2010; 465:767–70.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Sherwood SC, Lanzante JR, Meyer CL. Radiosonde daytime biases and late-20th century warming. Science 2005; 309:1556–9.
A journal article with 11 or more authors
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Kubo A, Ishizaki I, Kubo A, Kawasaki H, Nagao K, Ohashi Y, Amagai M. The stratum corneum comprises three layers with distinct metal-ion barrier properties. Sci Rep 2013; 3:1731.

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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Grinyer A. Palliative and End of Life Care for Children and Young People. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.; 2012.
An edited book
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Brusilovsky P, Kobsa A, Nejdl W, editors. The Adaptive Web: Methods and Strategies of Web Personalization. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2007.
A chapter in an edited book
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Kamaloni SM. What Are You Doing Here? The Politics of Race and Belonging at the Airport. In: Randell-Moon H, Tippet R, editors. Security, Race, Biopower: Essays on Technology and Corporeality. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK; 2016. page 61–78.

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 Endocrine Disruptors.

Blog post
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Andrew E. Scientists Discover Evidence of Mercury’s Explosive Volcanic History [Internet]. IFLScience2014 [cited 2018 Oct 30]; Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/space/scientists-discover-evidence-mercury’s-explosive-volcanic-history/

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 Science Foundation-Supported Science Education Materials. 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
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Luna D. Preventing obesity among foster youth through nutrition and outdoor activities: A grant proposal. 2014;

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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Kishkovsky S. Russia: 2 Arrested After Band’s Protest At Moscow Cathedral to Remain Jailed. New York Times2012; :A10.

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 titleEndocrine Disruptors
AbbreviationEndocr. Disruptors (Austin)
ISSN (online)2327-3747
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