How to format your references using the European Journal of Haematology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for European Journal of Haematology. 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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Schwab ME. Repairing the injured spinal cord. Science. 2002 Feb 8;295(5557):1029–31.
A journal article with 2 authors
1.
Huang ML, Yang F. Size effect model on kinetics of interfacial reaction between Sn-xAg-yCu solders and Cu substrate. Sci Rep. 2014 Nov 19;4:7117.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Yoder BL, Bisson R, Beck RD. Steric effects in the chemisorption of vibrationally excited methane on Ni(100). Science. 2010 Jul 30;329(5991):553–6.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Bell JF 3rd, Lemmon MT, Duxbury TC, Hubbard MYH, Wolff MJ, Squyres SW, et al. Solar eclipses of Phobos and Deimos observed from the surface of Mars. Nature. 2005 Jul 7;436(7047):55–7.

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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Bennett DH. Bennett’s Cardiac Arrhythmias. Oxford: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2013.
An edited book
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Nin J, Villatoro D, editors. Citizen in Sensor Networks: Second International Workshop, CitiSens 2013, Barcelona, Spain, September 19, 2013, Revised Selected Papers. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2014. IX, 109 p. 33 illus. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 8313).
A chapter in an edited book
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Armoni M, Benaya T, Ginat D, Zur E. Didactics of Introduction to Computer Science in High School. In: Hromkovič J, Královič R, Vahrenhold J, editors. Teaching Fundamentals Concepts of Informatics: 4th International Conference on Informatics in Secondary Schools - Evolution and Perspectives, ISSEP 2010, Zurich, Switzerland, January 13-15, 2010 Proceedings. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2010. p. 36–48. (Hutchison D, Kanade T, Kittler J, Kleinberg JM, Mattern F, Mitchell JC, et al., editors. Lecture Notes in Computer Science).

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 European Journal of Haematology.

Blog post
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Hamilton K. What Can A 1.7-Million-Year-Old Hominid Fossil Teach Us About Cancer? IFLScience. IFLScience; 2016.

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. NASA-Ames Research Center Should Not Have Awarded Computational Services Contract to SBA and Technology Development of California. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1983 Jun. Report No.: AFMD-83-40.

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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Davidson JM. Transitional age youth—a program expansion to enhance existing services in Sonoma County: A grant-writing project [Doctoral dissertation]. [Long Beach, CA]: California State University, Long Beach; 2010.

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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Schmidt MS. Trump Denies Weighing Whether to Fire Mueller. New York Times. 2017 Aug 10;A12.

In-text citations

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

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 titleEuropean Journal of Haematology
AbbreviationEur. J. Haematol.
ISSN (print)0902-4441
ISSN (online)1600-0609
ScopeGeneral Medicine
Hematology

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