How to format your references using the ergoscience citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for ergoscience. 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]
Alberts B. A Wake-up Call. Nature 2004; 431(7012): 1041.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Gislason SR, Oelkers EH. Geochemistry. Carbon Storage in Basalt. Science 2014; 344(6182): 373–374.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Chen S, Zhang YE, Long M. New Genes in Drosophila Quickly Become Essential. Science 2010; 330(6011): 1682–1685.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
[1]
Montoro DT, Haber AL, Biton M, Vinarsky V, Lin B, Birket SE, Yuan F, Chen S, Leung HM, Villoria J, Rogel N, Burgin G, Tsankov AM, Waghray A, Slyper M, Waldman J, Nguyen L, Dionne D, Rozenblatt-Rosen O, Tata PR, Mou H, Shivaraju M, Bihler H, Mense M, Tearney GJ, Rowe SM, Engelhardt JF, Regev A, Rajagopal J. A Revised Airway Epithelial Hierarchy Includes CFTR-Expressing Ionocytes. Nature 2018; 560(7718): 319–324.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Tagliani M. The Practical Guide to Wall Street. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2009.
An edited book
[1]
Ismail-Zadeh A. Data-Driven Numerical Modelling in Geodynamics: Methods and Applications. Cham: Springer International Publishing 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Fouqueré C. Ludics and Web: Another Reading of Standard Operations. In:. Lecomte A, Tronçon S (eds). Ludics, Dialogue and Interaction: PRELUDE Project - 2006-2009. Revised Selected Papers. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer 2011; 58–77.

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 ergoscience.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. Early Results of Human Trials For Anti-Aging Drug Are Promising. IFLScience 2014.

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. Army Battlefield Automation: Oversight Needed to Assure Integrated System. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office 1990.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Nepal RM. Class II MHC Function in Macrophages and Mice Infected with Mycobacterium. Doctoral dissertation. Ohio State University, 2006.

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]
Kelly M. THE TRANSITION: The President-Elect; Despite Some Signs of Recovery, Clinton Points to Economic Perils. New York Times 1992: A1.

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 titleergoscience
AbbreviationErgoscience
ISSN (print)1861-6348
ISSN (online)1861-6356
Scope

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